MEWP hire Oz-Style: Exchanging Ideas

By Kelly Burgess, Cross Hire Manager

I’m fortunate enough to be taking part in an exchange trip to Australia this month. Thanks to funding from Horizon Platforms and Access Safety Management Ltd, I’m spending three weeks on the other side of the World in the company of MEWP hire professionals and industry experts. I’m hoping to gain an insight into how the work-at-height industry operates in another country and see what lessons can be learned and perhaps, pass on a few pearls of wisdom of my own. Let the adventure begin…

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A word from our founder: We’re celebrating our 10th birthday

“It’s hard to believe that 10 years have gone by already. Ten years since that January morning when we opened our doors as Horizon Platforms in Horbury, West Yorkshire, with a fleet of 12 small scissor lifts that would be transported with two Land Rovers and two plant trailers.

This month we’re reflecting on the decade gone by here at Horizon, and for us it’s an opportunity to tell our employees how proud we are of them for their vital part in how far we’ve come, as well as a chance to say a huge thank you to our valued customers for sticking with us over the years.
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Distribution Service MEWPs – enabling safe work at height in your warehouse

By Rory Duggan, Sales Director

If you operate in the warehousing and distribution industry, you’ll need to work at height on a daily basis; it’s an intrinsic part of what you do.
Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) enable factory workers to work at height safely and efficiently, allowing both storage and distribution tasks to be carried out. The experts at Horizon Platforms have a wealth of experience providing quality MEWPs and specialist work-at-height equipment to factories, warehousing and distribution companies. Whether you own your own warehouse or lease a building, you need to store and distribute your goods quickly and easily; our hire experts understand that. They are familiar with the fast-paced working environment inside a warehouse and know you need to run a seamless operation to enable you to meet your clients’ expectations and respond to their changing requirements. Read more “Distribution Service MEWPs – enabling safe work at height in your warehouse”

Hire a distribution Service MEWP for your warehouse

By Rory Duggan, Sales Director

If you’re interested in distribution centre platform hire, the knowledgeable team of experts at Horizon Platforms can help. We have a fleet of narrow electric scissor lifts, the ideal access platform for warehouses and factories, as well as a choice of personnel lifts and boom lifts.

Key features of our warehouse industry MEWPs include:

• Slim widths – perfect for narrow aisles in warehouses
• Reach heights up to 22m
• Non-marking tyres for indoor use
• Quick and easy to use – ensuring stock pickers can fulfil orders quickly

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