Thursday 27th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Packaging group’s 30 forklift order

Carrylift has won a contract to supply a fleet of some 30 forklift trucks to Smurfit Kappa UK plants located in Barnstaple, Gosport, Northampton, Leeds, Peterborough, Stalybridge and Windrush. 

Smurfit Kappa is a manufacturer of packaging and operates a recycling division.

The fleet consists of a mixture of new and used machines including Nissan DX LPG powered counterbalance trucks with lifting capacities ranging from 1.8 to 2.5 tonnes and Nissan TX electric, 3-wheel counterbalance trucks with lifting capacities from 1.5 to 2.0 tonnes. 

Carrylift recommended the Nissan TRI-CAT system fitted as standard to Nissan LPG powered counterbalance trucks.

Some Nissan DX eco-friendly counterbalance trucks were also supplied and fitted with high comfort seats.

Carrylift also painted the fleet in Smurfit Kappa blue.