At Thorworld we aim to provide you with the best solutions to your loading and unloading problems.
With 37 years experience in the industry we pride ourselves on providing expert knowledge and advice to our customers, explaining the options available, offering a free site visit if required, and if we can't help we will direct you to someone who can.
From unloading trucks without loading docks, securing a lorry when in use and protecting products and buildings from damage, to enabling a pallet truck or unexpected visitor with disabilities to enter a building, we are the 'one-stop shop' for Loading and Unloading equipment.
Not only do we provide an extensive range of quality products at competitive prices but we also aim to adapt our range in order to suit individual customer requirements, if you can't find the size you want, just ask! We also offer Thorworld's Maintenance Service on all our products.
We achieve these objectives through our immediate response to customer feedback, rigid control of quality, high quality manufacturing and continual product development, thus maintaining our status as a BSI registered firm.
At Thorworld it's our employees who make us the leading loading and unloading specialists in the industry. We recruit highly driven and skilled employees. At Thorworld we believe you never stop learning, we ensure employees are at the cutting edge and believe in continual training and development. We encourage employees to learn about each others roles, enabling them to better understand the operations of the organisation and the solutions we offer our customers.
Thorworld in 2018/2019
John Meale, the founder and Managing Director of Thorworld, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and also a Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology. Thorworld is a leader in developments within the loading and unloading equipment industry and aims to further develop its loading and unloading solutions.
We are active members of The Association of Loading and Elevating Equipment Manufacturers (ALEM), The British Materials Handling Federation (BMHF) and The European Federation of Materials Handling (FEM). John regularly attends these meetings, and he is also a past President of BMHF, is currently President of the FEM Elevating Equipment Product group and has recently ended a 2 year term as President of the FEM, placing Thorworld at the centre of European Manufacturing, Innovation and Knowledge.
Registered / Trade Names
Thorworld have the following registered / trade names / marks:
Ramp Rentals ®
The Recycling Ramp ®
Commitment to Quality
Customer satisfaction is Thorworld’s highest priority. We achieve this by continuously improving the performance of our products and processes.
We have been BSI registered with ISO 9002 accreditation since 1992, and were one of the first companies in the industry to achieve the latest ISO 9001 international quality management standard.
The following scope is defined by top level management, taking into account the market sector demands, industry requirements, needs and expectations of customers and interested parties:
“The design, manufacture and supply of materials handling and loading dock equipment to catalogue specifications or to specific requirements for sale or for rental and the servicing, repair and maintenance of these items.”
Our Quality Policy / Scope can be viewed HERE.
Our BSI Certifiacte of Regestration can be viewed HERE.