Potter invests in new intermodal handling equipment

Nigel Richardson sales manager of Linde UK Heavy Trucks, Jim Thomson operations director of Potter LogisticsTo manage an increasing level of business Potter Logistics has bought a high specification Linde reachstacker for its rail freight terminal at the company’s Selby rail freight terminal. The new Linde reachstaker, one of the first of its kind in the UK, is equipped with a EURO 4i (Tier 3b) engine and the latest level of off-highway, emission compliant power units.

Jim Thomson, operations director at Potter Logistics explains, “The reachstacker will be kept busy moving products for our current customers at Selby. In addition, it will take part in trials for new domestic rail services in 2013.

“We chose to purchase from Linde because, in our experience, they supply robust, well-engineered, reliable and cost effective machines. As a consequence, we have selected their materials handling equipment at all our distribution centres.”

Nigel Richardson, sales manager of Linde UK Heavy Trucks adds, “This reachstacker features the most recent advancements in power units and fuel efficiency regulations to meet the newest EPA regulations.

“In addition, we have fitted this line of reachstackers with a state of the art load management system which carefully monitors and protects the machine’s overall structure, operating limits and the operator interface. In summary, our new design ensures maximum productivity is achieved with minimal energy waste and environmental impact.”