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Lifting Fifth Wheels

More work in less time.

Whether saving you time or improving safety, Kalmar Lifting Fifth Wheels are designed to increase your productivity. Lifting fifth wheels provide a simple, cost effective way to convert standard over-the-road trucks into hard working yard tractors with on-road capabilities.  With over 50 years of designing and manufacturing lifting fifth wheels, Kalmar is dedicated to making your every move count.

Built for your operation.

Kalmar Lifting Fifth Wheels are optimal for operations requiring fewer moves over greater distances including: just-in-time (JIT), less-than-truckload (LTL), warehouse and distribution applications.  Kalmar offers multiple options of lifting fifth wheels to meet the needs of your business.  The M85, M92, and M95 can handle between 60,000-90,000 lbs.  The M60 Series consists of four offerings ranging from 60,000-120,000 lbs. 


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Keeping your business on the move.


  • Install a lifting fifth wheel on your existing equipment to extend the life and expand its capabilities. 

  • The cranking of landing gear is eliminated so the Kalmar Lifting Fifth Wheel can do more work in less time and reduce operator fatigue. 

  • Lifting fifth wheel models permit converted tractors to do double duty by spotting treailers and hauling over-the-road.