Police Chemical Works Applaud the Performance of TMHE’s Forklifts


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Police Chemical Works, Poland’s leading manufacturer of fertilizer, explain how Toyota Material Handling Europe (TMHE) have helped them to achieve their status as industry leaders.

Senior Manager Mariusz Jarzembski commends the performance of our Toyota forklifts in a particularly tough working environment.

Our trucks are equipped with a System of Active Stability (SAS) Swing Lock Cylinder, which aids their performance under difficult conditions whilst reducing the risk of accidents.

For more information on our counterbalanced forklifts visit: http://www.toyota-forklifts.eu/en/Products/electric-counterbalanced-trucks/Pages/Default.aspx

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Police Chemical Works Applaud the Performance of TMHE’s Forklifts

  1. 1. Toyota 7FD50 case studyPolice Chemical Works, PolandPolice Chemical Works produces 1,400,000 tons of fertilizer a year for the domestic andworld markets. The huge plant relies on a large fleet of Toyota counterbalanced trucksfor much of its materials handling, including the 7-ton 5FD70 model.“Our company’s success is based the quality of our products, Toyota I_Site will make it possible for us to monitor forklift “We are trying to optimise costs by retiring our older,our people, and our care for the area in which we operate,” use, from collisions to the level of battery charge, and we non-Toyota, forklift trucks and replacing them with Toyotaexplains Rafał Kuźmiczonek, responsible for public relations expect it to have a significant influence on our operations.” machines, better adapted to our difficult working conditions,at the 1300 hectare plant, which employs more than 2900 including our summer at temperatures of over 40°C. Thepeople. Mariusz Jarzembski is a senior manager at Police Chemical Toyota trucks have the necessary air conditioning and engine Works: “We offer a variety of palletised products to our cooling systems but, most of all, our employees enjoy using“We wouldn’t be able to talk about Police Chemical Works’ customers, weighing between 1000 and 1200 kilograms. them.position in Poland as the leading fertilizer manufacturer if it At present the production capacity of our main fertilizerwasn’t for our cooperation with the best partners. Toyota palletising line is 900 tons per day. “Our forklifts work under very difficult conditions.Material Handling Europe is one such partner. Large amounts Police Chemical Works is a testing ground for all forkliftof product have to be transported out of the factory every “We simply wouldn’t be able to ship these pallets to our manufacturers as we have the entire periodic table of theday, so logistics is one of the most important processes we clients if it weren’t for Toyota forklifts. They are an essential chemical elements here, plus humidity and uneven surfaces.have.” component of the entire production chain. All this does not have a good influence on equipment!”Technical manager Adam Pacholik explains why Police choseto work woth Toyota: “The company is owned by the PolishState Treasury, so our recent forklift purchases went out totender. Over ten companies bid but Toyota won because itpresented the most comprehensive offer, which best suitedour requirements.“A long-term rental contract of 60 months was agreed andour Toyota forklifts now carry approximately 100,000 tonsper month. That’s about 4200 lorry-loads.“We use two-ton, five-ton and the Toyota 5FD70 seven-ton forklift. Our two-ton trucks are used, among otherthings, to load our big bags into containers, which are thentransported by ship from our port facility. We use the five-tonforklifts to load goods on to vehicles, and the 5FD70 trucksto load and unload big bags.“As a result of concluding a contract with Toyota we have theopportunity to make our whole fleet uniform. At present weare in the process of implementing Toyota I_Site, which willhelp us to manage the fleet.