EcoVadis Silver: Promising signs for our sustainability journey

Horizon Platforms are proud to announce that we have recently been awarded an EcoVadis Silver medal, after being independently assessed by sustainability specialists, EcoVadis.  EcoVadis operate an assessment methodology that evaluates how well a company has integrated social purpose and sustainability into their management systems. Horizon were pleased to invite EcoVadis assessors to inspect our processes and provide objective feedback. You can imagine our delight when receiving the award of a Silver medal after our initial evaluation. This puts Horizon in the 88th percentile of all companies that undergo EcoVadis assessment.

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ePAL – What is it, and what does it mean for me?

After passing 2,000,000 issued PAL cards worldwide in 2020, IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) has launched a new digital app that IPAF believe will be a “game-changer” for safety and efficiency. The ePAL app will feature a digital PAL card, operator logbook, and safety guides. So it will also help easily verify an operators credentials, as well as helping users track and share their equipment time digitally.

Horizon Platforms have trained thousands of PAL cardholders, providing the full range of IPAF qualifications over many years.  Speaking to Horizon’s Training Business Manager, Ben Hughes, this is what he had to say about the new innovations.

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DHL and Horizon Platforms: A Partnership Built on Excellence

The Background

DHL is one of the largest logistics companies in the world. With almost 400,000 employees operating in 220 countries, DHL delivers 1.5 billion parcels every year. The company has an extensive presence in the UK, and offer an ever-expanding range of products and services to businesses and individuals. For several years DHL have partnered with Horizon Platforms for hire of scissor lifts and cherry pickers.

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