Scania hands out preferred global supplier contract to Stertil Koni

As a provider of transport solutions in more than 100 countries, Scania has awarded the contract for vehicle lifting equipment for the next three years.

The deal represents a partnership between two specialists in their respective fields. Scania has committed to a strategy for growth based on a shift towards sustainable transport systems and the electrification of the vehicles it designs and manufactures. This approach is seen as a crucial element of the company’s ongoing journey, and Stertil Koni has been chosen because of its shared commitment to Scania’s forward vision.

Stertil Koni has more than 35 years of experience in designing and manufacturing a comprehensive range of vehicle lifts and equipment at its modern production facility in Kootsterille, the Netherlands. With many shared goals regarding Eco-engineered lifting solutions for ergonomic and efficient vehicle maintenance and repair, Stertil Koni and Scania continue to strive for the highest standards in providing safe, high-quality environmentally-conscious solutions to the worldwide transport industry.

The Global Contract Agreement covers the supply of two models from a comprehensive range of vehicle lifts: the Stertil Koni Mobile Column Vehicle Lifts, models ST 1075 (7,500kg – 16,500lbs per column) and the ST 1085 (8,500kg – 18,500lbs per column) and with up to 32 columns in a single configuration if required. Stertil Koni will also supply several other essential vehicle lifting accessories. Keeping important commercial vehicles up and running, increasing productivity and contributing to safe and ergonomic sustainable working equipment, is the goal for the worldwide number one.

Stertil Koni mobile columns offer maximum versatility and flexibility due to being both mobile and wireless, which means that they can easily be moved around the workshop and stored effectively. In common with all Stertil Koni heavy duty vehicle lifts, the company’s latest mobile column lifts are fully equipped with the most advanced and patented safety features, as well as being incredibly easy and intuitive to operate. This is due to the ebright Smart Control System, incorporating a 7-inch touch screen control, which makes the operation of the mobile column lifts simple. It also provides useful monitoring and diagnostics information for optimum usage efficiency and is user/owner-configurable for absolute safety and precise control.

Pehr Andersson, Sourcing Manager at Scania Group, says: ‘Our suppliers are vital for us to be able to drive the shift towards more sustainable transport systems and Stertil Koni has all the right attributes to help us on this journey. We are happy to have signed a global agreement with Stertil Koni, and we look forward to a long and successful relationship.’

Feike-Jan Bergstra, Global Sales Manager, Stertil Koni, says, ‘Signing this contract with Scania is great recognition for Stertil Koni as the global leading heavy-duty vehicle lift brand. Scania’s purpose is to drive the shift towards a sustainable transport system. Stertil Koni connects perfectly with this throughout our complete product range and by setting a heavy-duty standard in lifting technology. Our Area Sales Manager, Anne Jan van der Meulen, together with Scania’s Pehr Andersson, has done an excellent job to make this possible. Stertil Koni is proud to be a partner of Scania for years to come.’