Scania India designates PPS Motors sole representative for its mining tippers in India
Kolkata/ Hyderabad: Scania Commercial Vehicles Pvt Ltd has entered into an exclusive partnership with PPS Motors, designating the company as the sole representative for Scania's mining tippers in India, according to a press release.
Mining tippers are also known as mining dump trucks or haul trucks, specialized for the transportation of bulk materials, such as minerals, ore, or overburden (waste material), in mining and construction operations.
This collaboration ensures pan-India coverage for sales and service operations in line with Scania India’s network expansion plans in the country and provides advanced customer support, according to the press release.
Speaking about the new collaboration, Scania Commercial Vehicles India Managing Director Johan P Schlyter said, “Through the recent signing of an agreement with PPS Motors, we've laid the foundation for an impactful alliance focused on our mining tippers segment in India. By leveraging our cutting-edge technology, we are optimistic about making a substantial contribution to India's efforts in reaching its Net Zero Emission goal.”
PPS has successfully established six regional warehouses across India, which has close proximity to the mining sites and are strategically connected to Scania's central warehouse in Nagpur, creating a robust hub-and-spoke model, according to the press release.
This ensures a smooth, uninterrupted, and swift supply chain for parts it said.
Complementing these PPS Motors has three cutting-edge workshops, meeting Scania's global mining standards and are staffed with skilled technicians nine mobile service vans are in place to ensure efficient handling of major repairs, aggregate repairs, accident repairs, and overhauling.
Speaking about the partnership, PPS Motors Managing Director Rajiv Sanghvi, said, “We are happy to partner with Scania as their exclusive distributor for their mining trucks business in India. We are constantly in touch with our prospective and existing customers to understand their requirements to provide a customized ecosystem of products and services at the site throughout the vehicle's lifecycle. Further, we are investing in creating additional touch points providing deeper and wider coverage.”
According to the press release, Scania has been rigorously working towards developing advanced vehicles that are powered by sustainability and innovation to showcase the optimum driving experience.
Globally, Scania has shown expertise in technologies like electric mobility and renewable fuels, autonomous solutions, safety systems, and connectivity.
The company has successfully implemented the technologies in India and is delivering advanced vehicles and services designed to support businesses in optimizing their operations and efficiency, the press release said.
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