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Kalmar to Deliver Ten TL2 Terminal Tractors to Trac-Wheels in Malaysia

Kalmar to Deliver Ten TL2 Terminal Tractors to Trac-Wheels in Malaysia
Danny Gill

Kalmar recently announced the signing of a contract with Trac-Wheels (M) Sdn Bhd for an order of ten units of Kalmar TL2 terminal tractor. The order was booked into Cargotec’s 2017 fourth quarter order intake and it is scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2018.

The Kalmar TL2 terminal tractor is specifically built for Asia-Pacific and was launched to the market in November. Trac-Wheels (M) Sdn Bhd will lease the new machines to its Miri Port and Tanjung Manis Port terminals in East Malaysia, further enhancing their capabilities of integrated cargo handling solutions.
“The environmental features of the Kalmar TL2 terminal tractor can further contribute to the sustainable goals of Miri Port, whilst Tanjung Manis Port strives to improve operational efficiency. Kalmar TL2 terminal tractor offers more options and features to meet the local specifications and promote overall cost effectiveness,” says Richard Song, Managing Director of Trac-Wheels (M) Sdn Bhd.

“The order gives us strong confidence in developing regional offering tailored for local needs. I would like to thank Trac-Wheels (M) Sdn Bhd for affirming that our product development efforts and the quality of our offering meet their requirements by placing this order right after the launch. We see the equipment rental business becoming an emerging trend in Asia-Pacific. Kalmar will continue to support the growth and development of our customers with the best suited solutions,” says Teo Yew Boon, Vice President of Kalmar South and Southeast Asia.

Material Handling
Danny Gill

Danny is currently a Contributing Writer for Airfreight Logistics and Logistics Manager (LM) and is quite the foodie. He’s always on the hunt for new and exciting dishes to sample, and is never one to back down from a spicy challenge. His travels have taken him around the world, and he’s been able to experience many different cultures (and food).

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