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Warehousing in Skelmersdale with DriverLink!

Are you searching for warehousing in Skelmersdale? DriverLink have the solution!

At DriverLink, we take pride in offering warehousing solutions tailored to your storage needs.

Our Skelmersdale facility is designed to accommodate both short and long-term storage requirements, ensuring a seamless experience for our clients.

This latest blog will explain everything you need to know about Warehousing in Skelmersdale with DriverLink!

Warehousing in Skelmersdale

Flexible Storage Options

Whether you require racked pallet storage or bulk floor space solutions, DriverLink delivers unparalleled versatility.

Our goal is to cater to your unique storage needs, providing adaptable options for external or internal storage.

From short-term projects to ongoing storage necessities, our customisable solutions are crafted to suit your business demands perfectly.

Revamped Facility for Optimal Conditions

Our Skelmersdale warehouse has undergone a comprehensive refurbishment, leaving no stone unturned in the pursuit of excellence.

From floor to ceiling, every aspect of our facility has been meticulously upgraded to ensure optimal storage conditions for a wide array of goods.

The result is a visually impressive and functionally enhanced space, ready to accommodate your storage requirements.

Advanced Security Measures

Security is at the core of our operations. To safeguard your stored items, our site is equipped with a cutting-edge security system.

Internal and external cameras, coupled with monitored alarms, provide round-the-clock surveillance.

This comprehensive setup ensures that your goods are protected and secure, giving you peace of mind.

Commitment to Environmental Responsibility

At DriverLink, we understand the importance of sustainability. Our facility operates using 100% electric loading means, powered by significant solar investment.

This commitment to renewable energy not only reduces our environmental impact but also offers clear advantages for a greener future.

By choosing our services, you’re also choosing eco-friendly operations.

What can I use Warehousing spaces for?

Warehouses are designed to accommodate a wide range of products, making them ideal for a number of different industries, including manufacturing, retail, and logistics. Below are some of the common uses of Warehousing spaces:

Storage

This is the most common use of Warehousing spaces. Companies use these facilities to store their products until they are needed for distribution.

The Warehousing spaces are equipped with shelving, racks, and pallets to accommodate all types of products and keep them organised.

Distribution

Warehousing spaces are a vital component in the distribution networks of many companies. Warehouses are strategically located to ensure prompt delivery of products to stores or customers.

Manufacturing

Some Warehousing spaces are used as manufacturing facilities. These facilities are fitted with machinery and equipment to produce companies’ goods.

Cross-docking

In cross-docking, products are received at the Warehousing spaces and then immediately loaded onto trucks for delivery. This helps in reducing storage costs and streamlining the supply chain.

E-commerce fulfilment

Warehousing spaces are ideal for e-commerce fulfilment. They can be used to receive, store, and distribute products ordered online.

Furthermore, they are equipped with technology that can be integrated with e-commerce platforms to ensure real-time inventory and order management.

Contact Us

For more information on warehousing in Skelmersdale, contact DriverLink today by calling 01942 826 133.

DriverLink are now a DVSA Earned Recognition Operator

DriverLink is now a DVSA Earned Recognition operator, which is only available to operators who have Earned Recognition status and DVSA-approved audit providers and validated IT suppliers.

This latest blog from DriverLink will tell you everything you need to know about the marquee and how it works.

What is the DVSA Earned Recognition Operator Scheme?

The DVSA Earned Recognition program is a voluntary scheme developed to enable vehicle operators, regardless of their size, to prove their commitment to meeting stringent driver and vehicle standards.

To participate in this program, operators regularly share performance information with the DVSA in the form of monthly reports.

This initiative has been cultivated over several years and offers compliant and exemplary operators a distinctive status.

As a result, these operators face fewer roadside checks and experience a more collaborative relationship with the DVSA should any compliance issues arise during their participation in the scheme.

These operators work closely with a dedicated team at DVSA, with this team having access to a wealth of data to ensure that both the operator and its drivers continue to maintain compliance with specific key performance indicators.

How does the DVSA Earned Recognition Scheme work?

To become a DVSA Earned Recognition Operator, certain criteria must be met:

  1. Operator’s License: The operator must have held an Operator’s License for at least two years.
  2. Regulatory Action: The operator should not have been subject to regulatory action from the Traffic Commissioner, except for a formal warning, for the previous two years.
  3. Electronic Record Keeping: The operator must have an electronic record-keeping system provided by one of the DVSA’s validated IT suppliers, which allows DVSA to monitor compliance remotely.
  4. Compliance Audit: A compliance audit, conducted by a DVSA accredited auditor, must be submitted no more than three months before the application is considered.

This audit must demonstrate that the operator is currently compliant and has effective working systems in place or will have them in place within three months as per a specific action plan. Additional audit reports need to be submitted on a two-year basis.

The key performance indicators are centered around maintenance, drivers’ hours compliance, and fixed penalties or prosecutions incurred by the operator.

These indicators include ensuring that all planned maintenance inspections (PMIs) are completed on schedule, achieving a high initial pass rate at annual vehicle and trailer tests, keeping drivers’ hours infringements to a minimum, and avoiding most serious infringements and unaccounted missing mileage.

What are the Benefits?

Joining the DVSA Earned Recognition scheme has numerous benefits:

  • Increased Efficiency – Operators with Earned Recognition status are perceived as safe and compliant, leading to fewer vehicle inspections and checks.
  • Recognition – Operators are recognised as DVSA-approved on the official GOV.UK list, and they can display the DVSA earned recognition marque on their website and other promotional materials.
  • Competitive Advantage – Earned Recognition status can be used to enhance bidding and advertising efforts, providing a competitive edge in winning new business contracts.
  • Commercial Advantage – Membership in the scheme may give operators a commercial advantage when bidding for contracts. DVSA permits the use of the earned recognition marque for this purpose.

It’s essential to note that participation in the DVSA Earned Recognition scheme is voluntary, and operators can choose to withdraw at any point.

The DVSA has the authority to remove operators from the scheme if they can no longer demonstrate compliance or if their actions are likely to bring the scheme into disrepute.

Contact Us

For more information on the DVSA Earned Recognition Marquee, contact the DriverLink team today by calling 01942 826 133.