Wednesday 26th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

BrightHouse chooses Thorworld walkramps

Retail chain BrightHouse has chosen Thorworld Industries’ mobile pedestrian ramps for its loading bays at nine UK distribution centres.

“BrightHouse was looking to enhance the safety of its loading bay processes, whilst simultaneously working towards improving its carbon footprint,” said Rob Higgins, part of the BrightHouse operation team. “We’d found that the practice of loading heavily packaged, shrink-wrapped pallets into distribution lorries using fork lifts carried potential for accidents, required additional internal lorry space for fork lift manoeuvre, and generated both pallet and plastic waste.

“We found that if products could be loaded manually, we could eliminate the waste created by pallets and shrink wrap, as well as fit more products into the space previously consumed by pallets or required for safe fork lift manoeuvre.”