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Creating a way to handle multiple E-Bike batteries all at once

Logistics company seeks to find a solution from us

bespoke rackA partner of ours supplies multi-site logistic depots with E-Bikes across the UK. E-Bikes are being used in increasing numbers to deliver goods within our large inner-city areas as they provide significant benefits in helping to protect the environment from harmful emissions associated with more traditional types of delivery vehicles.

12 February 2024/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (371)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0

Helping the Victoria and Albert Museum

Safety conscious approach to lifting equipment

museum frontThe Victoria and Albert Museum in Kensington opened in 1852 and is home to one of the world’s largest collections of art and design. It houses a permanent collection of over 2.2 million individual artefacts.

23 January 2024/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (458)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0

Simple time and motion study provides the answer

Bespoke packing workstations improve the speed of operations

One of our long-standing customers wanted to revamp their export department. They asked us to put forward some ideas on how they could speed up the packing and despatch process which seemed to be taking longer than was preferable. We sent along our man Jon Ball, with a stop clock, tape measure and 25 years plus of knowledge in the materials handling industry to have a look.

10 October 2022/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (474)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Smart thinking provides a great solution for sports stadium

Bespoke stillages are ideal for moving small row seating gates

stillageSports stadiums and event venues are big business in the UK and indeed across the world. Gone are the days of the stadium managers using manual labour to lug equipment around. Instead of which we now have fully mechanised systems in place to handle everything, even right up to hydraulically controlled roll out football pitches!

24 August 2022/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (615)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Superior products need to be treated as such

Handling delicate items

fibreboard trolleysWhen your customers demand the very highest quality, then you can leave absolutely nothing to chance. As you can no doubt imagine, the aircraft industry have some of the highest standards of any industry and there’s perhaps no more exacting than those in the military and executive sectors.

04 July 2022/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (614)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.7
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Safety is paramount, especially where adventure is concerned!

Servicing zip wire scissor lifts

zip wireEngland’s longest zip line runs for 720m and is based at Bluewater Shopping and Leisure Centre in Kent. Safety is of prime importance on this 60mph high rise adrenalin thrill activity!

24 March 2022/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (731)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Telescopic conveyor helps with increased demand

Business surges during lock down conditions

conveyorWith the advent of people being asked to work from home due to the Coronavirus outbreak, suppliers of office furniture saw an exponential increase in the need for work chairs, desks, printer stands and cupboards, in a very short space of time.

29 October 2020/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (1037)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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Bespoke box pallets

A moving experience

box palletWhen a top aviation and automotive manufacturer needed some expert help and advice, they made the right choice in asking Action Handling to come visit them on site in Newbury, Berkshire.

25 May 2017/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (1920)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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Bespoke hydraulic lifting table

After-sales is just as important to us as the initial sale

inspection tableSometimes it is really nice to go back and revisit a customer many months after the initial sale is completed and talk over how the piece of equipment we have supplied has improved the working environment for them. It is just one of the many little things that we do here at Action Handling, that we know our customers really appreciate in us going that extra mile to please and serve our customers time and time again.

25 May 2017/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (1705)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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Bespoke shelf tow truck

Improving efficiency in small parts assembly areas

mobile shelvesA leading UK car parts supplier engaged the services of Action Handling during 2012, to further a growing list of successful projects together. The objective of this meeting was to improve the operation of their warehouse. Action Handling’s Sales Director, Stephen Phillips, met with our site contact to perform a complete analysis of the supply chain and production line. 

23 May 2017/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (1722)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Bespoke storage pallet

Keeping the wheels of automotive industry turning

Storage palletDuring the summer of 2012, the UK car industry enjoyed a 22% rise in production in comparison to the same period of 2011. Therefore, it was no surprise that a gargantuan amount of materials were being transported and used to keep up with demand. Action Handling has worked extensively with clients in the automotive sector for over 40 years, offering expert advice and solutions to satisfy requirements for any application.

22 May 2017/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (1462)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bespoke materials/goods cage

Made to fit the job in hand but is now utilised for other projects

bespoke materials cage for hoistingAction Handling Equipment Ltd was engaged by a leading construction group to design and manufacture a bespoke materials/goods cage for use on-site at Kings Cross Railway Station, London.

18 May 2017/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (1852)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.7
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Heavy duty motorbike pallet

A transport solution

motorbike palletHistorically, motorcycles have been delivered in disposable wooden crates or on wooden pallets. Although it is a standard process throughout the industry, it is time consuming and generally unsafe. Also, the cost of disposing the packaging must be borne by the customer and it generally prohibits more than one unit being transported per pallet.

15 May 2017/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (2378)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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Bespoke reel lifter

A solution to a very awkward problem

bespoke reel lifterA customer contacted us requiring a new piece of equipment to assist on site with loading a new large steel press roller on site. The company was manufacturing plastic film packaging for the food industry and needed a piece of equipment to lift up a large steel roller at the start of the process. The steel roller was to be lifted 870mm from the floor and would need changing several times per shift.

25 April 2017/Author: Dee Jones/Number of views (1971)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5

A smart supply solution

Offering expert advice and solutions to satisfy requirements for any application

a smart supply solutionAction Handling has worked extensively with clients in the automotive sector for over 40 years, offering expert advice and solutions to satisfy requirements for any application.

19 August 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2368)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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