The Volvo Group has more than 99,000 employees, production facilities in 18 countries, and sales activities in some 180 countries. The Volvo Group is organized into nine product-related business areas and a number of supporting business units. The organization creates the conditions for proximity to customers and efficient resource utilization within the Group. The business units are responsible for development and delivery of components, services and support to the business areas worldwide. The four largest business units are Volvo Powertrain, Volvo IT, Volvo Parts and Volvo 3P.