Importance of Choosing the Right Floor for the Logistics Industry

Importance of Choosing the Right Floor for the Logistics Industry

Importance of Choosing the Right Floor

It is crucial that the right flooring is chosen for the logistics industry. This blog will give more information about the importance of choosing the right floor for the logistics industry.

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It requires a tough, hardwearing flooring solution to withstand HGVs, pallet trucks, and forklifts shifting heavy loads up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, that is also guaranteed to be durable, hygienic, and safe for employees?

Warehouse flooring, factory flooring, garage flooring, and other types of industrial flooring are constantly exposed to rough treatment.

This often includes heavy traffic from machines, vehicles, and people. Installing professional-grade heavy-duty resin flooring is an investment in your business and more cost-effective than experimenting with quick fixes.

Industrial Flooring

There are several factors that need to be taken into consideration when it comes to choosing the right flooring for the logistics industry. Here are a few important things you need to think about.

Health and Safety

Workforce safety is essential, the correct floor contributes to reducing the risk of any dangerous hazards that could lead to staff injury.

Demarcations including walkways, lines, and safety markings can be included for all of Surface Systems flooring solutions, also multi-coloured finishes to denote different operating and work areas.

Longevity

Surface Systems offer a turn-key solution to warehouse and factory flooring.

We’re committed to building a relationship with our customers rather than moving on to the next target while the resin is still curing.

We will discuss with you the options available and give you advice on the ‘recipe’ you will need depending on your specific operational needs.

All our warehouse flooring will easily cope with everything from forklift and HGV traffic to heavy static loads and chemical spills.

Warehouse Flooring

Maintenance Requirements

Flooring maintenance is essential, it needs to be kept in good order to provide a safe working environment.

Damage to commercial or industrial floors is to be expected.

This can be from impact damage from hard wheels, pallet trucks, racking, or even just heavy foot traffic. Overall, resin floors take quite a beating.

Although resin floors take the brunt, it is still stronger than having just concrete.

Repairing a resin floor has never been easier and in most cases, it is the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to repair the damage instead of having to replace the entire floor.

Maintenance & Repairs

Click here to read a case study, related to the logistics industry, with a particularly challenging flooring project in one of the main warehouse and distribution hub in the South West.

The main contractor contacted Surface Systems Ltd due to our reputation in delivering first-class flooring solutions and our technical expertise in solving complex flooring problems.

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Call us on 01803 868680 or click here to complete our simple enquiry form and one of our team will get back to you.

You will also have access to our excellent aftercare team, who can advise you on the maintenance and cleaning of your flooring solution. 

To speak to one of our dedicated team of specialists, please get in touch via our Contact Us page, or call us on tel: +44 (0)1803 868680. 

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