During the Philconstruct exhibition at SMX, Peachy Tamayo, Marketing and Communications Manager of BJ Mercantile, Inc., the distributor of Scania Trucks and Buses in the Philippines talks to GineersNow TV about their latest transportation technologies, product innovations and business plans.
About BJ Mercantile (Scania Philippines)
BJ Mercantile, Inc. was established in 1974 as an importer of secondhand engines from Japan but over the years has built a strong reputation in the importation and trade of new and used construction and industrial machinery/equipment, trucks and vehicles. By late 2014, BJ Mercantile, Inc. became the official sales and services dealer of Scania in the Philippines. It has been in the market for 3 years now since the launch and opening of its showroom in Manila in 2015. It supports transport companies across the country by delivering tailor-made heavy trucks used for each customer’s need, including long-haulage for fuel, distribution, mining and construction. It also offers a complete range of city buses and coaches for public transport operators and coach companies. Scania has an extensive services offering, including workshop services, 24-hour Scania Assistance, connected vehicle services, driver training and coaching and quick access to parts to enhance customers’ vehicle performance.
Founded in Sweden in 1891, Scania is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of commercial vehicles specifically trucks and buses for heavy transport applications combined with an extensive productrelated service offering. It is also a leading provider of industrial and marine engines. With some 49,300 employees in about 100 countries, Scania sales and service network is strategically placed where their customers need them, no matter where they operate. The Company’s research and development activities are mainly concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India, while production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia with facilities for global interchange of both components and complete vehicles. In addition there are regional production centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia.
As a world-leading provider of transport solutions, Scania aims to drive the shift towards a sustainable transport system, creating a world of mobility that is better for business, society and environment.
For Scania, sustainability and customer profitability go hand in hand. Providing the customer with the right high quality vehicle and the right services at the right time is the starting point.
For more details about BJ Mercantile, call (632) 361-0088, visit www.scania.ph or check the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/scaniaphilippines/
About Peachy Tamayo
Peachy Tamayo is the Marketing Communications Manager of BJ Mercantile, Inc., the official sales and services dealer of Scania. She has launched the brand and its showroom in 2015, launched Marco Polo Bus in 2016 and launched Scania Fleet Management in 2017. She has been with the company for 4 years already.
Prior to joining BJ Mercantile, Peachy has been in the advertising business as Accounts person in both local and multi-national companies handling global fast moving consumer goods and products, retail and services.
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