KELLY NJOMBO, Lusaka
TRADE Kings Group has acquired six handling truck equipment at a cost of US$400,000 to promote safety and enhance operations at some of its factories and industries.
Company managing director Mohamed Khalid-Mohamed said the firm is committed to attaining its production business targets and providing a favourable working environment for its workers.
Mr Mohammed said this in an interview after the handover ceremony of the equipment from Industrial Equipment Limited.
“Two of the six caterpillar lift trucks equipment that we have purchased will be allocated at our steel plant in Kafue, and the remaining four will remain at our various Lusaka factories.
“The purchasing of these equipment will not only promote business operations but will also enable the firm improve its safety regulations and standards,” Mr Mohamed said.
He said it is important to acquire the right machinery to ensure efficiency in its operations.
Earlier, Industrial Equipment Limited managing director Lackson Simwinga said it is a known-fact that Zambia’s emergent economy has opened up a number of exciting opportunities for companies and individuals with vision and the capabilities to exploit them.
Mr Simwinga said despite the economic challenges that the country has been experiencing, companies such as Trade Kings have continued to invest in their businesses to boost operations.
He said his firm is committed to the provision of business opportunities that could contribute to the betterment of the economy through various business partnerships with clienteles.
“Trade Kings, one of our valued customers, has taken its usual leading role to enhance its fleet of robust, solid and reliable Caterpillar Lift Trucks to consolidate its position on the market,” Mr Simwinga said.
He said his firm remains committed to supplementing Government’s efforts in accelerating economic development.