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NEW WHITEPAPER – “Time-Critical Retail Projects. Are You Wasting £000s Unnecessarily?” outlines safety tips and best practice strategies for access platforms in Supermarket Retail projects

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Horizon Platforms are pleased to announce the launch of a new whitepaper aimed at the supermarket retail sector and the supply chain of contractors that support it. The whitepaper contains essential best practices for the specification of mobile extending work platforms (MEWPs) such as cherry pickers and scissor lifts. These are vital for essential works within retail spaces, particularly for projects concerning maintenance and refurbishment. The whitepaper also includes essential tips and advice around the safe operation of platforms in that environment.

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The Ultimate Guide To Choosing Your Cherry Picker

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You are spoilt for choice when it comes to hiring or buying a cherry picker, also known as a boom lift. With different outreach lengths, platform widths and working heights on offer, you can always select the right powered access platform to suit your specific job.

But which platform is right for you? Are you looking to hire a MEWP for your next project? In this guide, experts at Horizon Platforms share all you need to know when selecting the right cherry picker for working at height.

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The Future of Racking Installation

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The recent COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of non-essential shops and encouraged shoppers to look at online options and home delivery. UK retail sales in May 2020 rocketed by 33.4%, meaning warehouse and logistics supply needed further support to meet this demand. 

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How Horizon delivers exceptional Platform Hire across the UK

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From Aberdeen to Truro and Glasgow to Guildford, Horizon has been providing platform hire across the UK before, during and now post-lockdown. Be it a scissor lift for a short term hire or a cherry picker for a lengthy 12-month contract, we have had the right solution for customers all over the United Kingdom.

Our customers appreciate the emphasis we place on quick, reliable hire and the consistent quality delivered across all orders with Horizon, whether supplied from our Super Depot, or via our network of carefully selected partners.  In the last 12 months, our cross-hire network has provided the full Horizon experience to customers at over 1,500 postcodes all over the UK. From Haulotte’s in Harrow, SkyJacks in Skegness and even a Genie in Gillingham!

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