BT Powered Pellet Trucks from UTE to power John Keells Logistics Warehouses - UTE Engineering

May 21, 2018by admin

UTE, Sri Lanka’s leading Material Handling Equipment and Service provider handed over a fleet of BT Powered Pellet Trucks to John Keells Logistics – one of the island’s leading logistic companies. This fleet of BT Pellet Trucks was handed over for the use of John Keells Logistics’ warehouse complexes. Established in 1952 and based in Sweden, the world’s leading brand in warehouse material handling equipment, BT has been manufacturing a comprehensive range of Material Handling Equipment for varied warehouse needs worldwide.

During the official handing over ceremony, Mr. Nibasanda Yapa Abeywardhene, New Projects Manager, John Keells Logistics elaborating on BT Pellet Trucks said: “As an organization committed to maintain the highest quality standards, we at John Keells Logistics ensure that a variety of perishables and other kinds of products are stored and handled with utmost care. We consider secure storage and efficient handling of different products that require varied levels of temperature and handling technology are of supreme importance. We are certain that the fleet of BT Powered Pellet Trucks we have commissioned from UTE will enable us to fulfill these vital requirements, while enhancing the overall productivity of our warehouse network.”

BT Industries Group, a member of Toyota Industries Corporation of Japan manufactures a range of high performance MHE such as Minimover, Hand Pellet Trucks, Powered Pallet Trucks, Reach Trucks, Stackers, and VNA Trucks for a variety of warehouse applications. This internationally acclaimed portfolio of products, packed with unique features is manufactured using the latest technology to deliver an optimal level of efficiency, while meeting the highest safety standards. BT Powered Pellet Trucks, compact in design, enables a greater level of maneuverability, allows working smoothly and efficiently even in tight spaces. These light-weighted, yet extremely sturdy and durable trucks are available in a choice of 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 2.0, 2.2 and 2.5 tons. Their superior level of performance and the ability to work well in any climatic condition have earned BT a high demand in both local and international markets.

UTE Engineering is the sole authorised dealer in Sri Lanka for a wide array of globally leading brands of material handling equipment. UTE’s reputed brand portfolio includes Cat, BT, Raymond, Dexion, JLG, DID, Enerpac and Hytsu. For over 71 years, UTE has been introducing world-class warehousing solutions to the Sri Lankan market incorporating some of the above brands which are internationally popular due to their superior design, features, technological advancements and lasting performance.

UTE leads the Sri Lankan warehouse solutions market as a total warehouse solutions provider. Its services include customised warehouse design, consultancy, training, material handling equipment supply with a high standard of professional after sales service, maintenance, supply of spare parts and safe disposal of old racks.

UTE has achieved the market leadership due to the unparalleled customer service synonymous with UTE, its strong technical team lead by the island’s largest force of professionally qualified Engineers with international training, their proficiency, in-depth product knowledge, long-standing industry exposure and unwavering commitment.

Further details on warehouse solutions offered by UTE can be obtained from www.warehousesolutions.lk and www.ute.lk sites or its Head Office in Mabole, Wattala.


The official handing over of BT Powered Pellet Trucks from UTE to John Keells Logistics Warehouse network. From let to right: M/s. Shantha Perera, Asst. Manager, UTE; Gayana Ranaweera, Sales Executive, UTE; Milroy Perera, Sales Executive, UTE; Buddhika Sampath, Asst. Manager, JKL; Nibasanda Yapa Abeywardhene, New Project Manager, JKL; Riyad Ismail, CEO, UTE; Dilhan Athapaththu, General Manager- MHE/ESD, UTE; Dexter Stuntenburg, Manager – MHE, UTE and Sujeewa Pushpakumara, Maintenance Inspector, JKL.