After a six-month testing period, Kalmar has handed over its first fully electric reachstacker to Netherlands-based logistics company Cabooter Group.
The reachstacker will continue operations at Cabooter’s Greenport Venlo intermodal terminal in the south-east of the Netherlands.
Cabooter president and chief executive officer Hans Cabooter says: "With our focus firmly on improving the sustainability of our operations, reducing the noise and airborne emissions that our equipment generates is a must. The goal we set when we first signed the agreement to collaborate with Kalmar on this eco-efficient solution in 2019 has not changed: We want to become the industry leader in airborne emission and noise reduction in partnership with Kalmar."
The company has five Kalmar Eco reachstackers deployed at its Venlo facility and its Kaldenkirchen terminal in Germany.
The Kalmar electric reachstacker has lifting capacities of up to 45 T and is available with a range of modular battery options and charging solutions.
As part of the handover ceremony, Cabooter was presented with the Kalmar Eco Hero Award in recognition of its commitment to adopting sustainable electrically powered equipment. As an Eco Hero, Cabooter is recognised as an ambassador for sustainability, leading and inspiring other customers to follow in their footsteps by sharing their experiences of operating electrically powered machines.