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Cargotec as an investment

Why invest in Cargotec?

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Cargotec is a technology leader with strong market positions in all business areas, Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor. We have leading brands in markets with long term growth potential and several megatrends, such as urbanisation and growing middle class, support our businesses.

Our aim is to transform from an equipment provider into a leader in intelligent cargo handling. We will achieve this by focusing on our four strategic must-win battles: customer centricity,  services, digitalisation and productivity.

Technology leader and strong market positions, leading brands in markets with long term growth potential

 

In the port: Kalmar

End markets: Ports, terminals, distribution centers

Market position: 1st / 2nd

Key drivers and supporting megatrends:

  • Global trade growth driven by globalisation and growing middle class
  • Container throughput growth, larger ships require investments in ports, ports need to increase efficiency via automation, increasing importance for safety

Competitive advantage:

  • ​Recognized premium brand
  • Leading market position in software
  • Full automation solution offering (equipment, software and automation, service)
  • Asset light business model

On the road: Hiab

End markets: Construction, distribution, forestry, defence, waste and recycling

Market position: 1st / 2nd

Key drivers and supporting megatrends:

  • Construction growth via population growth and urbanisation
  • Changing distribution patters and models
  • Increasing penetration in developing countries

Competitive advantage:

  • One of the two global players with scale
  • Diversified product range
  • Asset light model, efficient assembly operation

At the sea: MacGregor

End markets: Maritime transportation and offshore industries

Market position: 1st / 2nd

Key drivers and supporting megatrends:

  • Global trade growth driven by globalisation and growing middle class, oil price

Competitive advantage:

  • Asset-light model
  • Technology leader
  • Closeness to customers (shipyards and shipowners) globally
  • Industry competence

Capitalizing global opportunities for future automation and software growth

Industry trends support growth in port automation:

  • Only 40 terminals (out of 1,200 terminals) are automated of semi-automated currently globally
  • Ships are becoming bigger and the peak loads have become an issue
  • Increasing focus on safety
  • Customers require decreasing energy usage and zero emission ports
  • Optimum efficiency, space utilisation and reduction of costs are increasingly important
  • Shortage and cost of trained and skilled labour pushes terminals to automation

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Significant possibility in port software:

  • Container value chain is very inefficient: total value of waste and inefficiency estimated at ~EUR 17bn
  • Over 50% of port software market is in-house, in long term internal solutions not competitive
  • Navis has a leading position in port ERP

Customers consider their automation decisions carefully:

  • Shipping line consolidation
  • Utilisation rates of the existing equipment base
  • Container throughput volumes
  • Efficiency of the automation solutions
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