Kalmar has reported a contract with SPT Services Sdn Bhd for 41 model TL2 terminal tractors
The order was booked into Cargotec’s Q4 2018 order intake and the units are scheduled for delivery before the end of this year. SPT Services Sdn Bhd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Johor Port Berhad.
The 41 tractors will be delivered to the Solid Product Jetty (SPJ) located in Pengerang Johor, Malaysia. Semi-trailers will move containers within the SPJ and RAPID warehouses to support the transportation of petrochemical downstream products such as polymer,s mainly for the export market.
"As port operators, we have to stay vigilant towards upholding health, safety, security and environmental standards in the jetty’s daily operations. Kalmar TL2 Terminal Tractors meet our technical requirements, with their platform proven to be safe and reliable under demanding working conditions," Shahrull Allam Shah bin Abdul Halim, Director of SPT Services Sdn. Bhd and Chief Executive of Johor Port Berhad, is quoted.
"Furthermore, Kalmar in Malaysia has performed very well including its after sales services. This gives us assurance that we will get professional support for the machines by Kalmar’s well-trained personnel. The overall solution offered provides us great value for the money."
Teo Yew Boon, Vice President of Kalmar South and Southeast Asia, said: "We are proud to continue supporting yet another long-term customer in achieving their business goals. We would like to thank SPT Services Sdn Bhd for choosing Kalmar. This order gives us affirmation that our product with its safety features is the preferred choice of many established ports, logistics companies and industries."
Launched in early 2018, Kalmar TL2, part of the Kalmar "Essential Range" of mobile equipment, is designed to offer customers in the Asia-Pacific region a value-based choice of high quality, reliable equipment, built on a tested and proven platform.
"With the specially designed hydraulics system, a robust chassis, an easy lift cabin and industry-leading service intervals, the terminal tractor is built to save time and money," stated Kalmar.