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Category : Testimonial

CASE STUDY: Reversing The Losses Linked To Poor Powered Access Hire

2 contractors working on a scissor lift in a supermarket

The Background

With the supermarket retail industry worth over £190bn and an estimated estate of over 12,704 stores, keeping them in good working condition and managing layout changes is a stressful business. Timescales are tight and jobs are often carried out at night by teams of contractors across the UK. This makes managing it complex and requires a high degree of trust in the teams and suppliers involved to deliver work on time. In amongst the project management challenges, health and safety regulations need to be met continuously.

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Case Study: Horizon Platforms Supply DHL With Cherry Pickers and Scissor Lifts 

DHL and Horizon Platforms. A partnership built on excellence

At Horizon Platforms, we have extensive knowledge of the warehousing industry and racking installation settings, as well as a specific nationwide fleet of powered access platforms that are perfect for any project within the warehousing environment. 

Large logistic companies expect their employees and workers within their supply chain to prioritise risk management and ensure they are compliant with health and safety regulations – something we pride ourselves on. This gives our customers peace of mind and is just one of the many reasons we are a go-to for MEWP hire within the racking industry. 

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Working Together: How Horizon Platforms Helped a National Electrical Contractor With a Large Multi-Site Supermarket Project

A header for a blog about Horizon helping an electrical contractor

Here at Horizon Platforms, we not only have extensive knowledge of the supermarket industry – we have a specific nationwide fleet of MEWPs that are perfect for any project within the supermarket environment. Large national retailers such as supermarkets prioritise risk and reputation management, and expect people working in their supply chain to follow suit. We are proud of our approach to compliance and health and safety, which is just part of the many reasons we are a go-to choice for MEWP hire for supermarket environments. 

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