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23 September 2019

Supporting the increasing trend for logistics companies to make next or even same day deliveries with smaller vans, Ian Langan, technical director at loading bay specialist Thorworld Industries, advises on the benefits of van docking ramps for speedy and safe dispatch.

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19 September 2019

If you operate in a warehouse, you are sure to be aware of the dirt and water trails near your forklift entrances and loading bays.

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03 September 2019

Yodel has partnered with trailer manufacturer Cartwright to develop a safety gate system designed to reduce accidents as part of the latest addition to its trailer fleet.

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03 September 2019

This offer will give companies a chance to learn about the benefits of membership by receiving all legislation updates, messages and information, as well as attending regular meetings.

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06 September 2019

Campisa UK will be launching its loading bay and industrial door products at the International Materials Handling Exhibition (IMHX) at the NEC between the 24th and 27th September 2019.

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23 July 2019

Sofa retail specialist DFS Group has installed bespoke loading bay solutions at its Glasgow and Edinburgh distribution centres.

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28 May 2019

Based at Hörmann UK's HQ in Coalville, Leicester, the facility offers comprehensive training.

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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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FEATURES

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06 October 2019

Fowler Welch specifies loading bay pods for its flat-floor warehouse In Washington, Tyne and Wear.

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11 September 2019

The loadhouse units were installed by Transdek and allowed the retailer to quickly boost loading throughput at its Knowsley distribution centre.

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03 September 2019

The patented Campisa Fidelity hydraulic drive system works in the same way as a conventional drive unit but does away with springs, spring shafts and cable drums.

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16 September 2019

Deep freeze and refrigerated warehouses face increasing pressure to maintain the quality of the temperature-sensitive goods they produce and store. Here Paul Tulley, key account manager at Hörmann UK, explores the latest solutions to ensure compliant operations.

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23 July 2019

Smart technology is increasingly being implemented throughout all aspects of supply chain operations, streamlining processes to provide greater operational efficiency, safety and quality, says Phil Clark, industrial service manager for Hörmann UK.

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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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