Terminal Tractors

Terminal Tractors Get The Job Done

These trucks have pre-formed chassis framed rails made from steel plate and the frames are designed with pre-punched holes to allow optional equipment to be bolted on rather than welded. Yard trucks combine superb power, functionality and performance with excellent ergonomics and easily accessible maintenance points. It features faster fifth-wheel lifting and lowering – to speed up your trailer handling, critical in today’s fast-paced work environments.

Ottawa Terminal Tractors (also referred to as Yard Trucks or Spotter Trucks) have sought-after features including power steering, automatic gear shifting, sharp turning radius, and excellent visibility. Kalmar Ottawa is the world’s leader in terminal tractors offering the most comprehensive range of models for warehouse and distribution operations, ports and rail terminals. All Kalmar Ottawa trucks are built at the U.S. manufacturing plant Kansas.

A terminal tractor is also known as a shunt truck, spotter truck, spotting tractor, yard truck, yard shifter, yard dog, yard goat, yard horse, yard jockey, hostler, or mule, is a kind of semi-tractor intended to move semi-trailers within a cargo yard, warehouse facility, or intermodal facility, much like a switcher locomotive is used to position railcars.

Our technical experts understand that no two warehouses are the same. Contact Wiese today so we can help you with a customized and tailored solution to fit your needs.