Some 8,000 participants from over 70 countries develop their skills by combining training and teamwork while competing. The resulting benefit for Scania customers is more effective service.
“Fantastic way of celebrating skills”
”Scania’s service teams play a significant role for Scania’s success. Their dedication, knowledge and efficiency contribute in the highest possible way to the creation of added value for our customers” says Mathias Carlbaum, Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations at Scania. “The real heroes are in Scania’s workshops, making sure that our customers’ vehicles are quickly back on the road in a roadworthy, safe and efficient way. It is Scania’s service teams that ensure that our customers receives the world’s best workshop service”
Scania Top Team is a way of celebrating the brains, technological skills and teamwork that characterise the people who work in the front line every day. True to Scania’s continuous improvement philosophy, Scania Top Team has developed from a national training event 25 years ago into today’s global training programme.
“Scania Top Team is for the service staff to develop their skills, to enhance knowledge and teamwork in the workshop, and for Scania to appreciate the role of the service technicians’” says Håkan Sjögren, Project Manager for Scania Top Team.
Record number of countries participating
This year’s is the 10th round of Scania Top Team at an international level, and the competition is bigger than ever. With the record number of 70 countries participating, around 8,000 service technicians and part experts from around the world will compete against each other in delivering world-class service.
The national rounds starts up with theory assignments and finishes off with a national final that included both practice and theory. The winners of the national rounds met at six international regional rounds during 2018. Of those, 12 teams will qualify for the world final in December 2018, in Södertälje, Sweden