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15 May 2019

Equipment and machinery should be properly maintained and regularly serviced to ensure safety, reliability and efficiency.

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14 May 2019

The installation of Thorworld kit helps the 3PL to maximise safety.

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03 May 2019

The large rail depot in Wimbledon demonstrates investment necessary for the integration of the rail with city life providing essential maintenance to keep the network moving.

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23 April 2019

Transdek, the leading manufacturer of specialist loading equipment for double deck trailers, recently fitted a modular loadhouse and goods transit lobby at A.F. Blakemore’s Tipton distribution centre.

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19 February 2019

Moy Park hit by a heavy fine after a yardman was seriously injured after being struck by a forklift truck.

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15 February 2019

One of the UK’s leading food and confectionery manufacturers relies upon a pair of Stertil FlexiEdge fast-action doors to provide access to a fork truck drivers training facility and a stores area within its manufacturing and distribution complex in York.

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18 February 2019

Delivery specialist for chilled and frozen goods Long Lane Deliveries has enhanced its client focused capabilities, with the addition of Thorworld Dock Plates.

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04 February 2019

Online grocery specialist Ocado is a key innovators in the food market, but an early challenge they faced was keeping chilled and frozen products cold and in safe conditions but, importantly out of the warehouse space, to keep the warehouse free for the new products constantly coming in.

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23 January 2019

Balmoral Tanks has installed bespoke loading dock equipment, designed and manufactured by Thorworld Industries.

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15 January 2019

It’s a disturbing fact that loading bays are dangerous places.

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06 November 2018

Robert Scott, the largest manufacture of mops in Europe chose to further improve loading bay structures and capabilities across three of its six sites; each situated in the Northwest of England.

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10 October 2018

Amazon warehouse workers suffered fractures, contusions, head injuries and collisions with heavy equipment, GMB investigation shows.

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03 October 2018

Hart Door Systems has recently begun work on its first order from Oman for four highly specialist ‘ATEX’ shutters for compliance with regulations relating to environments with a risk of explosion.

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03 October 2018

Numerous lift truck incidents result in injury or death to LGV drivers, but what causes this? And how can employers prevent loading bay incidents?

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03 October 2018

JS Air Curtains has a range of industrial air curtains ideal for use on loading bay doors. The units effectively seal an entrance and stop thermal transfer, even during loading operations.

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10 May 2018

Manual skate and track systems consist of rolling skates running in special sunken tracks.

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06 April 2018

ERIKS Industrial Services was fined £373,000 after a worker suffered crush injuries while unloading a vehicle from a visiting delivery lorry.

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04 April 2018

Smart-Space has completed the construction of a covered loading and unloading area for Tom Brown Wholesale Florists at the wholesaler's site in Lee, south east London.

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10 January 2018

Yarn supplier Sirdar has utilised the design and installation services of dock and loading bay manufacturer Thorworld Industries, as it continues to streamline loading at its UK hub.

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09 January 2018

Union Industries is setting a challenge to mechanical engineers to follow in the footsteps of one the discipline/'s leading lights.

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FEATURES

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23 April 2019

Tell us about the Warehouse of the Future… and take the chance to win £100 in Amazon Vouchers.

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06 March 2019

Sara LBS has supplied all the loading bay equipment for the new £6million Dalcross Distribution Centre at Inverness Airport Business Park (IABP).

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01 March 2019

HSS editor Simon Duddy visited Hörmann’s iconic headquarters in Steinhagen, Germany, and sat down with Hörmann UK’s projects director, Tom Langley, to discover the latest developments in loading bays.

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04 February 2019

Chemicals firm Johnson Matthey needed a canopy structure to create a covered loading area for trailers due to concerns that the wind around the trailer posts could cause whiplash and become a safety risk for employees.

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11 January 2019

Delivery specialist for chilled and frozen goods Long Lane Deliveries has enhanced its client focused capabilities, with the addition of Thorworld Dock Plates.

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08 January 2019

Downtime costs can spiral, says Phil Clark, industrial service manager at Hörmann UK. Cut them out at source by making sure your loading bays are fully operational at all times.

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08 October 2018

A-SAFE has released a range of gate solutions that seeks to help managers cut down on loading bay shutter damage.

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04 October 2018

It’s a disturbing fact that loading bays are dangerous places. Such accidents frequently result in life-changing injuries and, tragically, fatalities. Stertil Dock Products outlines measures you can take to protect workers.

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21 May 2018

A delivery driver ran into a customer when taking part in an unassisted reverse at a Tesco Metro store in West London, causing the victim to become stuck between the loading bay and the vehicle.

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25 April 2018

With a combination of vehicle and pedestrian traffic, loading bays can be hazardous places to work. To maximise loading bay safety, employers must consider training and supervision alongside other factors, explains RTITB MD Laura Nelson.

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19 April 2018

Thorworld thinks big and delivers a design capable of handling GKN Wheels’ loading bay gradient challenge.

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25 April 2018

The UK distribution centre for American skincare company Dermalogica has installed a bespoke mobile loading platform, designed and manufactured by Thorworld Industries.

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02 February 2018

SICK has pushed the boundaries of long-range laser sensing with the launch of the versatile DT1000 and DL1000 distance sensors to achieve highly-accurate measurement for positioning and non-contact collision avoidance of cranes and vehicle management in freight yards.

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23 November 2017

National kitchen supplier Howdens fined £1.2 million after visiting HGV driver fatally crushed.

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28 November 2017

For many UK firms with distribution facilities and delivery expectations to meet, the onset of winter can mean company loading bays are really put through their paces. Thorworld Industries recommends undertaking essential checks.

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14 June 2018

An installation of six loading pods designed by Stertil Dock Products has streamlined operations, shortened work cycles and increased productivity for Wells Farm Dairy.

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03 October 2017

Hörmann UK’s projects director, Tom Langley, discusses the changing face of the warehouse and logistics industry and how loading bay safety is paramount during peak seasons.

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04 July 2017

The UK’s leading door manufacturer, Hörmann, has won a new contract with Lidl. The supermarket giant is creating a new regional distribution centre in Avonmouth and Hörmann has been chosen as the preferred door supplier for its 120 loading bays.

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26 June 2017

With the e-commerce market rapidly growing and consumer demand at its highest, parcel delivery companies are having to adapt their delivery methods to manage increasing expectations. Recognising this, Hörmann has developed its latest loading bay solution to help improve efficiency and safety.

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07 June 2017

Transdek UK has supplied a customised package of double deck trailers and loading systems for Nisa Retail that will save over £400,000 a year and slash CO2 emissions by more than 730,000 kg per annum, on a contract that is operated by DHL Supply Chain.

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