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Supporting a new client – Trade Distribution Ltd

SML are very pleased to be providing safety support for logistics firm Trade Distribution Ltd (TDL), a leader in specialist bespoke logistics in the UK and the Isle of Man.

With offices in Douglas, Isle of Man and Lancashire and network distribution centres in Belfast and Glasgow, TDL are well-placed to service the whole of the UK.  Established in 2000 the firm has a fleet of 75 vehicles and 120 trailers including temperature-controlled, curtain-sided, double-deck boxes and curtain-sided, walking floor, tippers and flatbeds.

Along side its management team, the firm employs over 100 operational staff and offers unique, tailored solutions to meet customer requirements.

As logistics specialists, SML have over time developed bespoke safe systems of work and best practice documents for companies involved in load deliveries.  We understand the specific challenges in the industry and can help with a range of services.

“We have hit the ground running with TDL, working with their management team to assess operational safety across shifts and sites, and conducting a review of their Health and Safety management System.” – SML Consultant Ian Dakin.

The support that we’re providing TDL also includes:  

  • Fire Risk Assessments  
  • Relaunching the company’s Health & Safety Committee 
  • Benchmark Audits for all of the sites  
  • Training Needs Analysis for all staff
  • Covid-19 Secure Reviews  
  • Workplace Transport Risk Assessments 

Find out more about how SML can provide safety support for your logistics firm, see our Transport and Logistics sector here 

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