Cargotec subsidiary Kalmar working in conjunction with Dalian De Yulong Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Technology Corporation Ltd. has recently been contracted to supply three Kalmar Essential Forklifts for the Dalian Port Corporation Ltd, Bulk Grain and related Logistics.
The initial order was made earlier this year with delivery of the new vehicles being completed in May.
Dalian Port Corporation Limited is in an integral transhipment hub located in Northeast China specializing in bulk handling (includes bulk grains, steel material, coal and major big equipment). The company has over 100 years of experience in the industry and has a yearly throughput capacity of 18 million tonnes. The new vehicles will be added to the existing fleet of Kalmar reach stackers and forklifts already in service at the terminal.
A spokesperson for the Dalian Port Corporation Limited Head of Terminal Equipment department said, “The ability of Kalmar to win in the open bid tender signifies its outstanding product performance, superb reliability and low failure rate, together with their excellent local support service. Our port terminal personnel have recognized the outstanding performance of the Kalmar Forklift after many years of use. We hope that Kalmar can continue to provide China ports and terminals with innovative and valuable products for the future.”
To mark the occasion Kalmar and Dalian hosted a roadshow to showcase the new forklifts in the Port of Dalian. The event was attended by over 60 clients and dealers from the northern region of China.
Kalmar China Vice President, Zhang Shu Shu said, “We are pleased to deliver the first Essential range of forklifts to China market and will like to thank Dalian Port Corporation Limited, Bulk Grain and related Logistics, for selecting us once again as well as for their continuous support and trust towards us.”