Why contact Locators?
How we work.
We have the scale and resource of national companies but deliver the local service you’d expect from a specialist independent. We are not a manufacturer, we are a sales and service organisation able to quickly make decisions and adapt in a way that keeps our customers interests and requirements upmost. Talk to us to see how our proactive fleet management and easy to deal with approach can help your business.
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Just ask our customers why they rely on Locators and what they get from working with us.
What our clients say
We are very pleased with the change from an engine to an electric fleet. The trucks have been well received by our operators as they are comfortable and quiet to drive and give excellent protection from the elements. We even have the option and flexibility to use spare batteries and a simple battery change system if we ever want to work back to back shifts in the future. Locators also design, supply and install all types of racking and storage systems. They reconfigured the CooperVision warehouse for narrow aisle operation which increases the storage density and pallet locations. Locators supplied Aisle-Master articulated forklifts to work in this area.
We have worked with Locators for nearly 20 years. We are confident they can always make the best use of the space we have available and provide us with forklifts that are well suited for the long loads and other stock we have to move.
Director, Y Goldberg
Every time we look at an application, Locators approach it like a blank canvas and always recommend the best equipment for our business. Locators have proved themselves as a very reliable and proactive service provider by keeping our trucks working and our fleet costs as low as possible.
Group Transport Manager for Covers
Being able to work with one supplier for storage and materials handling has been a benefit to us. Locators managed the complete installation and ensured the correct materials handling equipment was specified for their design. They also service and maintain all of the equipment they have supplied and offer a rack inspection service to make sure our warehouse remains a safe working environment. We are very happy with our new facility and we believe we have made the best use of the available space.
Engineering Manager, Costa
We purchased our first Toyota forklift from Locators 14 years ago for our farm. This truck has been very reliable and is still in service so we had no hesitation in deciding to purchase another Toyota machine. Locators recommended an electric forklift for our machinery depot as it is very quiet, has low running costs and does not create any pollution, making it ideal for working both inside and outside. Our operators are very pleased with our new Toyota truck and our business is very happy to be operating a forklift that has such a low impact on the environment.
Locators installed the new racking system within a tight timeframe while our business was fully operational. They have provided us with a facility that has a similar storage capacity and reduced the size of our forklift fleet allowing us to lease one building instead of two. We are very happy with the outcome.
Locators gave us the benefit of working with just one supplier for all of the storage and materials handling requirements of this project. By mixing 3 and 4 wheel trucks from the same model range, we have gained extra pallet locations and have the option to battery change between them and work multi-shift in the future. I was initially sceptical that electric trucks could replace LPG, but I am very pleased with the successful outcome of this project.
Logistics Supervisor for Hall & Woodhouse brewery
It is a great benefit to us that we have a single source supplier who understands the needs of our business. This saves us time, improves efficiency and ultimately reduces cost.
Distributor of the No 1 forklift brand
30 years experience in material handling equipment
One single source supplier for MHE and storage solutions
Featured Case Study
Part of the Whitbread Group, has completed its new-build roastery and distribution centre in Basildon, Essex. The site covers over 85000 square feet and has a roasting capacity of 45000 tonnes per year, which produces over 2bncups of hot drinks.
Locators were introduced to Costa by their design consultant as they can supply all types of storage systems and materials handling the equipment. Locators design storage systems to work seamlessly with their range of forklifts and warehouse equipment.