as the Bus and truck manufacturer has been then, in 2016, made a difficult and expensive transition to a new lastbilsprogram. In the last year started to get back into a normal position. And the full-year gures, which were presented on Monday a list of records.
" We saw the order intake going down to the station and the trucks in the final quarter of last year, and predicted a decline in sales of 15 to 20 per cent in 2020. We should have made, but for now it's a brand-new location.
"So now it's up to the evidence, and Scania traditionally have been nice to put on," says Henriksson.
orders received during the first quarter, is, of course, has not been reported, but there are signs that it is going to be affected. For example, the number of miles driven by the customers of the south of Europe, is on its way down.as A ceo, Henrik Henriksson. Photo: Nicklas Thegerström
" we know That through our network of 450.000 connected vehicles. On the other hand, if you are in China-almost at the level that applied prior to the virusutbrottet.
Already in the last week, Scania, and now, on Wednesday, closing the manufacturing facility in Sweden, France and the Netherlands. However, on Monday halted production at the plant in Brazil.
As with all of our global production is still two-and-a-half weeks and we will see to what level we start up again.
the operations in Södertälje, Oskarshamn and Luleå, sweden. Here you have a company and the union entered into a contract of a period of six weeks, which means that you can turn down the working hours in the factories by 60%. The contract will be linked to the new system of short-time working schemes, in which the government takes more than half of the wages and salaries paid.
" But when it comes to service and reservdelsorganisation, which works 22,000 people, we go on with business as usual.
at the same time, the company will lend more than 50 of its employees to the medicinbolaget Getinge group, which benefited from large orders in the ventilation equipment.
as Of the date caused the produktionsstoppet in front of all of the shortages, and the disillusionment of logistics chains.
the Next hurdle could be the interference of our own human resources, whether people are getting sick, then we'll have to see how resilient our order book is. The impact of how the large-scale production, we are able to return to it.
< a Scania has a solid cash position and reinforce it through a loan.
" so far, we are in a good state of affairs, but have also noticed that many of our clients have funding through the us to ask for grace. It may be more costly , " says Henrik Henriksson.
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