Kalmar wins extension to Swedish forestry contract

HELSINKI: June 2019. Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a five-year service agreement extension with a Swedish sawmill owned by the Nordic Forestry Corporation. The deal, which includes the provision of Kalmar as well as third-party equipment, operators and maintenance services, will begin at the end of Q3 2019.

Kalmar will continue full responsibility for the customer’s internal logistics operations, including the transportation of logs, sawn goods and other related products. The company will also provide all the necessary equipment, tools, professional resources and data-driven analytics via its Insight Performance Management Software to ensure that the mill can run effectively and efficiently.

Martin Hall, director of Service Operations for Kalmar North Europe commented: “Our successful track record at this site is built on highly dedicated efforts of our staff, and commitment to efficiency and operational excellence. Our customers can always rely on our commitment to continuous improvements by deploying state of the art tools and technologies constantly ensuring highest level of performance.”

Kalmar provides cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to heavy industry. One in four container movements worldwide are handled by Kalmar equipment.