Level of orders
The order intake of the KION Group rose by 10.4 percent to €2,900.1 million in the quarter under review (Q1 2021: €2,626.3 million). In the Industrial Trucks & Services segment, order intake grew by 15.6 percent year on year to €2,082.1 million (Q1 2021: €1,800.4 million). This underlines the persistently strong level of demand in the main sales regions EMEA and APAC. Order intake in the Supply Chain Solutions segment came to €843.2 million, a year-on-year rise of 1.6 percent (Q1 2021: €829.8 million).
Currency effects increased the value of the KION Group’s order intake by a total of €68.2 million.
The KION Group started the new year with a good level of orders from 2021. With a still favorable level of orders on hand, but also the continuation of long delivery times, the Group’s order book had risen by a further €196.1 million to €6,854.6 million at the end of the quarter (December 31, 2021: €6,658.5 million). As at March 31, 2022, around 1 percent of the order book was assigned to the subsidiaries located in Russia.