Hamburg/Dordrecht: Jungheinrich, one of the leading providers of intralogistics solutions, and Riwal, the international aerial work platform and telehandler rental specialist will work together in the future on an international scale to rent their equipment. Jungheinrich will use Riwal aerial work platforms for logistics centers, while Riwal will be able to offer Jungheinrich forklifts in other segments. The aim is to create a global one-stop shop for forklift trucks, aerial work platforms and telehandlers, providing customers of both companies easier access to the right equipment. The program has already taken effect in The Netherlands, Belgium, Slovenia and Germany, with other countries to follow in the course of 2019.
Pedro Torres, Riwal Chief Operating Officer, comments: “Riwal is pleased to be able to provide a broader range of equipment to our customers as a result of this agreement and we are delighted to cooperate with a leading company such as Jungheinrich that has a strong international reach in the intralogistics industry.”
Kerk Wichmann, Director of Rental at Jungheinrich AG, adds: “Customer focus is key to Jungheinrich. By working with Riwal, we can serve the market with an expanded and optimally coordinated product portfolio. This partnership makes the rental of forklift trucks and access equipment much easier and more efficient for our customers. We look forward to working with Riwal to leverage business opportunities as both companies share the same corporate values.”
Most recently, Riwal and Jungheinrich have worked together on the Volvo Ocean Race 2018. As the official equipment supplier, Riwal equipped the mobile shipyards with scissor lifts and Jungheinrich forklift trucks. In addition, Riwal and Jungheinrich equipment were used to build hospitality villages in various stopovers across the world.
Founded in 1953, Jungheinrich ranks among the world’s leading solutions providers for the intralogistics sector. With a comprehensive portfolio of material handling equipment, logistics systems and services, Jungheinrich is able to offer customers tailored solutions for the challenges posed by Industry 4.0. The Hamburg-based Group is represented worldwide in 40 countries with its own direct sales companies and in approximately 80 other countries through partner companies. Jungheinrich employs 18,000 people worldwide and generated consolidated revenue of €3.8 billion in 2018. The Jungheinrich share is listed on the SDAX.
The Riwal Holding Group, established in 1968 and headquartered in The Netherlands, is an international rental and sales specialist of aerial work platforms, telehandlers and power generators. Riwal employs over 2.350 people, has 75 depot operations in 16 countries, operates over 18.000 units and conducts business in over 70 countries. Riwal’s mission is through engaged people, provide the best customer experience.