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Reduce fuel costs and carbon emissions with the eco-efficient Kalmar Eco Reachstacker.

Cut fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions

Increasing fuel costs and tougher carbon emissions standards means you need a reach stacker that is leaner and greener while still maintaining the highest levels of operational productivity when lifting containers or handling other materials. The Kalmar Eco Reachstacker provides you with an eco-efficient solution that is guaranteed to use significantly less fuel than other reach stackers. Cutting your fuel costs and reducing your carbon emissions while enhancing your environmental reputation.

All Kalmar counter balanced machines, including reachstackers, empty container handlers and forklifts have been updated to meet safety standard EN 1175:2020 to ensure that working with a Kalmar machine is as safe as it can be.

Technical information

Technical info Kalmar DRG420-450E - Container handling Kalmar DRG500-700E - Industrial handling
Lifting capacity (lbs)
max 99000 max 154000
Wheel base (inches)
236" - 295" 256" - 295"
Cab options
Stacking (toplift)
max 6 high, 4 deep -
Volvo 235 kW Volvo 235 kW
Stage emission
EU3/Tier 3, EU4/Tier 4F, EU5 EU3/Tier 3, EU4/Tier 4F, EU5
Toplift (yard & barge), Intermodal Tool carrier, Lifting hook


Guaranteed to cut costs

Compared to older reach stackers, our eco-efficient solution can reduce your fuel consumption by up to 40% and by up to 25% compared to more recent machines, cutting your fuel costs and emissions while matching the productivity levels of machines with much larger engines. This is backed up by the Kalmar Eco Reachstacker Fuel Saving Guarantee.

For a full 12 month side by side comparison between different types of reach stackers watch the reachstacker fuel consumption comparison video


Fuel saving guarantee

Knowing exactly what your fuel costs are going to be each month gives you a greater level of financial predictability, which is why Kalmar is offering a fuel saving guarantee with each of its Eco Reachstackers. With an agreed and fixed level of fuel consumption, based on a set of agreed metrics on your cargo handling drive cycle, you will have complete control over your fuel costs.

Our fuel saving guarantee includes:

  • a guaranteed fuel cost over a set period of time
  • driver training for more efficient reach stacker operations
  • and your reach stacker will be connected to Kalmar Insight, a versatile fleet performance management tool for cargo handling operations.



Calculate your savings here.


Enhanced driver experience

Improving the working environment and safety of your drivers is extremely important, as it will enhance their productivity and reduce accidents. With our enhanced reach stacker driving experience, your operators will:

  • feel more in control with smoother acceleration
  • feel safer with less cabin noise and emissions
  • be able to react quickly with responsive braking and steering systems,
  • speed up container handling and lifting with improved joystick control and overall responsiveness.

You can further enhance your reach stackers' safety levels with our Safety Solution package, which includes a number of automated safety features that will make your operations even safer.


What do you need to lift?

The Kalmar Eco Reachstacker 420-450E Range has been specifically designed to lift and stack containers up to six high and four deep and is also suitable for intermodal and barge handling applications. While the Kalmar Eco Reachstacker DRG500-700E is designed for industrial applications lifting much heavier loads and can be fitted with a variety of attachments including hooks and tool carriers.


Keep your reach stacker moving

We know that maintaining high levels of availability is important to you, which is why we have focused on speeding up regular service tasks. You can now take quicker oil samples, get easier and safer access to electrics and your transmission is faster to service as it can be calibrated at higher temperatures. Saving you time and money.

Kalmar also offers an extensive range of Genuine Spare Parts for reach stackers including tyres which can be ordered easily once you have registered for Kalmar MyParts, our digital parts ordering and management system. There is also a full range of service and support packages available with Kalmar Care that are designed to keep your reach stacker moving.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can the Kalmar Eco Reachstackers use HVO?

Kalmar Stage 3, 4 & 5 Eco Reachstackers fitted with Volvo engines are certified to use HVO Fuel which complies with EN 15940 standard. By switching to HVO Fuel you will cut your CO2 emissions by up to 90% from day one.

To find out more about HVO click here.

Can I track the performance of my reach stacker?

Kalmar Insight can provide you with real-time operational information on your Kalmar Eco Reachstacker to review and analyse, allowing you to take action that will help improve your overall operations immediately. Kalmar Insight can also help you manage maintenance tasks across your fleet more effectively with the Kalmar Insight Maintenance Module. To find out more click here.

Is the Kalmar Eco Reachstacker SOLAS compliant?

You can have your Kalmar Eco Reachstacker fitted with the Kalmar Load Measurement System, which records the precise weight of every load your reach stacker handles or lifts and records this information automatically in Kalmar Insight. This system is SOLAS compliant and can also be fitted to most other reach stackers.

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