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All hagebau Logistik material handling equipment from Jungheinrich in future
Only low-emission electric forklifts in use
Rental Fleet Management reduces operating Costs
Hamburg. hagebau Logistik will rely entirely on Jungheinrich material handling equipment in the future. At hagebau Logistik's five logistics sites in Westerkappeln, Neumünster, Herten, Schleinitz and Burgau, the material handling equipment by various brands used to date will be replaced by some 200 Jungheinrich trucks. As part of this process, the logistics division of the hagebau Group is decommissioning all its diesel-powered trucks and will in future only use electric vehicles. The company is thus focusing on sustainable intralogistics and significantly reducing the ecological footprint of its truck fleet, since the CO2 emissions of a Jungheinrich electric truck are some 42 percent lower than those of an IC engine powered truck of the same payload class.
All trucks are rented trucks. This enables hagebau Logistik to increase the flexibility of its intralogistics fleet. Within the scope of its Rental Fleet Management, Jungheinrich analysed the previous fleet together with hagebau Logistik. In the process, trucks were identified that had previously been underutilized or inappropriately equipped. The number of trucks in the core fleet was thus reduced by a total of 20 percent. The provision of additional machines is planned for seasonal peaks in demand. In the event of unexpected additional demand, Jungheinrich will supply additional trucks within a very short time. Conversely, trucks that are no longer needed will be withdrawn again. This flexible system avoids overcapacity and guarantees high availability despite a reduced fleet size, significantly reducing the operating costs of hagebau Logistik. hagebau shareholders can also use the framework agreement with Jungheinrich and thus benefit from the new concept and favourable conditions.
About the hagebau group of companies.
Founded in 1964, hagebau Handelsgesellschaft für Baustoffe mbH & Co. KG is a cooperation supported today by around 370 legally independent, medium-sized companies in the specialist and retail trade. More than 1,750 locations in Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, Spain and the Netherlands) are affiliated to the hagebau Group.
With a centrally invoiced net turnover (all goods and services purchased via the hagebau head office) of 6.33 billion euros (2018), the hagebau Group occupies a leading position in the industry.
Under the hagebau brand name, the specialist trade serves the building materials, tile and wood sectors (primarily B2B).
The hagebau retail trade is a franchisor for shareholders of the hagebau Group. With the brands hagebaumarkt, FLORALAND and WERKERS WELT, the hagebau cooperation is active in the location-bound B2C market. Through its subsidiary hagebau connect, the group also covers B2C online trade.
With more than 1,350 employees at seven locations, the hagebau Group provides numerous services for affiliated medium-sized trading houses. The headquarters of the cooperation is in Soltau with around 900 employees. The services for the medium-sized shareholders include purchasing, sales, systems, logistics, IT, marketing and financial consulting. This provides comprehensive and cost-optimised support for the day-to-day business of the independent medium-sized trading houses.