the u nsu ng heroes of m a rseille bienvenue à marseille. capital of provence and home to more than 1 500 000 marseillais. this vibrant city by the mediterranean is known for many things including hot summers, bouillabaisse and the french national anthem. but ask anyone in the transport business and marseille is known for one thing above all. namely the port – one of the oldest in europe. founded by greek explorers who conquered the sea 2 600 years ago, the port of marseille grew considerably and set the wheels of trade in motion which made the city what it is today. but this story is not about ancient heroes. it is a celebration of those who keep the same wheels of trade spinning in our own time. the truckers. the logisticians. the mechanics. dedicated professionals who embody the spirit of scania, but rarely get the recognition they deserve. time to meet the unsung heroes of marseille.
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