Kalmar strategy


Kalmar strategy 2019-2021: Shaping the industry

Kalmar wants to become a service driven solution provider. We can shape the industry by promoting openness, eco-efficiency and performance guarantees.

As a market leader Kalmar is able to shape the future of the industry. We have been pioneers for decades, introducing several industry-firsts to the market. Today, we are driving the transformation of cargo and material handling through openness and collaboration as well as with innovative, digitally enabled, and eco-efficient solutions. To grow the business, we aim to offer comprehensive solutions to customers that create value beyond the traditional product sales. 

Kalmar's journey from good to great starts from our people. We can make the difference and help customers shape the industry by working together according to Kalmar values: We drive innovation, We do it together, We deliver on our promises, and We provide lifetime care.


We drive innovation. We honour our long heritage of innovation, which makes us a global forerunner and the benchmark for the industry. We continue to drive our industry forward by focusing on our customers’ ultimate business needs: how to move cargo in the most efficient way.


We deliver on our promises.  We are a committed business partner and colleague, who takes responsibility and never walks away.


We do it together. Our customers’ success is our success. We believe that the greatest results can be achieved only by being open and working together with our customers, partners and colleagues.


We provide lifetime care. We contribute to our customers’ long-term success for the entire lifetime of our products and solutions. We anticipate our customers’ needs and proactively support their operations whenever and wherever needed.


Kalmar mission

We have a single focus in regard to our customers, and that is helping them to improve their productivity. This is the reason why we exist and what we strive for in everything we do.



Kalmar vision

Our vision is to be the preferred business partner of our customers. We work in close collaboration with our customers even when they operate a different brand of equipment or terminal operating system.