Scania concludes a large Nordic deal with PostNord
PostNord has chosen Scania as the supplier of all the heavy trucks in a large procurement of vehicles for distribution of letters and packages in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
Scania will deliver a total of 136 trucks, including 122 for PostNord’s operations in Sweden before the end of 2012.
“The deal is an acknowledgment of our strength. It confirms that Scania has trucks for both local and long haul transport services that meet PostNord’s requirements for quality and for high performance when it comes to fuel consumption and environmental impact,” says Peter Eriksson, Senior Key Account Manager at Scania International Fleet Sales.Slightly more than half of the order is for Scania’s P-series trucks for local and regional distribution, featuring a 9-litre 230 hp engine and the automated gearchanging system Scania Opticruise.For long haul transport services, PostNord has chosen Scania’s G-series trucks featuring a 13-litre 400 hp engine. All trucks are fitted with engines that meet the highest environmental classification, Euro 5 Plus EEV (Enhanced Environmental Friendly Vehicle).PostNord was formed in 2009 by the merger between the Danish-based Post Danmark A/S and the Swedish-based Posten AB. It offers communications and logistics solutions to, from and within the Nordic region. The company is one of the largest logistics companies in the Nordic region with about 1,600 of its own trucks.