Turners (Soham) Limited is one of the largest privately owned transport companies in the UK, specialising in temperature-controlled transport. Leaders in the loading dock safety market, Caljan Rite-Hite, has supplied a number of dock products to Turners to improve safety and efficiency and keep in the cold!
Turner's currently operates around 600 heavy goods vehicles from nine depots in the UK, and boasts major customers including Sainsburys, Tesco and HM Prison Services. At 150,000 cubic metres and holding 40,000 pallets, this latest development at Turners is the largest to date and the 5th at their site in Newmarket. Caljan Rite-Hite was chosen as the supplier of fourteen dock levellers, ISO Tek doors and an Eliminator GapMaster system following a successful installation at another of the company's cold stores.
A dock leveller is a variable grade ramp, used as a bridge between the raised loading dock finished floor level and the load bed of a vehicle. It plays an important role in the safe and efficient transfer of goods. Caljan Rite-Hite dock levellers are designed to withstand the repeated abuse of dynamic stresses, while maintaining versatility and structural integrity.
Turners purchased an Eliminator GapMaster system from Caljan Rite-Hite to keep out the wind, rain and extreme temperatures. It eliminates the hinge gaps on both sides of the trailer, without restricting access, providing the most effective seal possible. In addition, the system's high-density foam side members are impactable, so if a trailer hits the shelter, damage is virtually eliminated. Constructed from high quality materials, the GapMaster resists wear and tear, even in the harshest of environments, whilst achieving maximum energy savings and comfort.
In addition to the dock levellers and dock seal, Turners also purchased eleven ISO Tek doors from Caljan Rite-Hite. These are specially designed for cold store usage, providing high speed and superior sealing. The doors boast an opening speed of 84″ per second, and provide effective insulation. Available as two or four panel systems, the doors reduce maintenance and energy consumption and increase productivity.
Paul Day, Turners' Managing Director was impressed with the service provided by Caljan Rite-Hite. “The sales people at Caljan Rite-Hite were knowledgeable about the products and helpful when discussing our requirements. They were objective about their products' ability to cope with the issues we needed addressing. The installation has gone smoothly and the team has integrated well with all the various contractors on site.”
Depending on your requirement and budget, you can purchase these solutions as individual products or together as a complete dock loading system.
www.caljanritehite.com or call Martin Wright on 01949 838850.