Mercedes-Benz Vans Canada held a Sprinter fleet event to showcase the capabilities of the new commercial van to fleet operators, fleet management companies, key accounts and strategic partners. Fleet owners, operators and managers gathered in Mississauga, Ontario to learn more about new Sprinter features and benefits, including the introduction of a 4500 variant and the Mercedes-Benz ServiceCare maintenance (PPM), extended limited warranty (ELW) and Complete service products.
Iain Forsyth, National Manager, Vans, welcomed guests and set the stage for a number of product related presentations. Nicolette Lambrechts, Vice President Vans, provided a global overview on MB vans, an update on the new vans plant in Ladson, South Carolina now operating two shifts to keep up with demand and how the company is creating value for clients by taking an industry specific approach to developing optimized solutions based on customer insights. Jonathan Polak, National & Key Account Manager gave an update on how Sprinter’s 2019 incentive program as well as ship through solutions are making it easier than ever for fleets to put Sprinter to work in their businesses.
The event also included a presentation on MB Vans strategic priorities for 2019, including its new service contracts products offered through ServiceCare. Mercedes-Benz ServiceCare offers a suite of preventative maintenance, extended limited warranty and complete service products that cover service, repair, and wear and tear on Sprinter vans. Benedikt Rebmann, Product Manager, Vans delivered a comprehensive 2019 Sprinter product overview, including the numerous new features on the van like traffic sign assist, 360 degree camera, attention assist, plastic floor and more. Rebmann’s presentation also included a total cost of ownership (TCO) comparison demonstrating the Sprinter’s residual value, fuel savings and cost per kilometre advantage over competing commercial vans. The presentations concluded with vehicle walk arounds where product experts Rebmann and Taj Gill expanded on the many new features of the 2019 Sprinter to event attendees.
Iain Forsyth, National Manager, Mercedes Benz Vans, reaffirmed the company's dedication to fleet in his comment on the event;
"With Mercedes-Benz Vans Canada's renewed focus on fleet, we were delighted to highlight the new Sprinter's segment leading features and capabilities for our valued fleet clients and prospects. Our programs are designed specifically to suit a wide range of requirements, from small to large, local, national or global. Along with the introduction of our ServiceCare maintenance and warranty products that will ensure our customers are covered bumper to bumper, we're ready to deliver every step of the way."
Mercedes-Benz Vans National Manager Vans, Iain Forsyth with the new 15 passenger Sprinter.
Nicolette Lambrechts took event attendees through MB Vans evolution into a provider of holistic transportation and mobility solutions.
Event attendees learn more about the new Sprinter from Product specialist Taj Gill.
Foss National Leasing’s Ryan Hartley and Brad Crowe were impressed with the many new features on the 2019 Sprinter.
William Sherman Mercedes-Benz and Len DiSalvia Jim Pattison Lease check out the back of the new Sprinter.
Benedict Rebmann, MB Vans, led the 2019 Sprinter product overview.
Jonathan Polak, National and Key Account Manager outlined the 2019 incentive program for Sprinter.