Why choose Southgate for General Manufacturing?
We have decades of experience solving problems for manufacturers – so we understand the demands you face and can anticipate the solutions you need.
Having partnered with leading global manufacturers, you can be confident that the products, solutions and services we provide meet the needs of your industry.
We provide a huge range of operational logistics and fulfilment equipment and consumables that can meet all your key needs – all from one supplier.
We provide mobile on-site repair, renovation, and maintenance services to ensure that equipment is ready whenever you need it – protecting your CapEx, getting you a better ROI and reinforcing your sustainability credentials.
The key challenges
For manufacturers, your focus is on the product itself: its design and development, making it fit for purpose, efficient production, its quality, and its prospective ROI for your customers.
After all this comes operational logistics and fulfilment—but falling at the last hurdle can undermine all your hard work to that point.
And, when it comes to quick and secure packaging and delivery, challenges abound: there’s regulatory compliance and workforce management, including H&S, operative ergonomics for efficiency, safety and comfort, vehicle workflow optimisation, the constant pressure to increase efficiency and reduce costs, the consolidation of your supplier base, while ensuring supply continuity, and the need to meet your ESG goals.
You need a specialist operational logistics and fulfilment supplier that understands how to support you in dealing with any of this. Efficiently, effectively and speedily.
Our solutions for General Manufacturing organisations
At Southgate, we understand the impact of these challenges, especially when it comes to efficiency and cost reduction. That’s why we have a range of solutions tailored specifically to manufacturers’ needs.
Equipment solutions for General Manufacturing
We provide fulfilment and logistics equipment across all major categories.
Our Southgate Equipment brand is highly respected and widely used by our customers by manufacturer organisations around the world. We provide a comprehensive equipment range that protects your staff and optimises productivity and efficiency to help you reduce your costs. All designed specifically for organisations like yours.
Our solutions cover carts and trolleys designed for maximum efficiency and safety for your operatives, Mobile Power Workstations that help you eliminate inventory management and data entry inaccuracies, our Southgate Vehicle Ramp that accelerates your small vehicle flow operations, and our pack stations that are ergonomically configured to meet your specific needs.
Our case studies have shown that our customers have saved approximately £5,000 p.a. per operator with our Mobile Power Workstations, and over £55,000 p.a. with each Southgate Vehicle ramp.Find out more
General Manufacturing consumables and consumable equipment
With over 5,000 SKUs in stock, you can depend on Southgate as a single-source supplier for all your consumable needs.
Our Optimax and Pacplus brands deliver consumable products and related powered and handheld equipment that lets you balance efficiency with the quality you need to ensure you deliver safely and on time at competitive prices.
Our range spans the key categories including taping and closing, strap, wrap and pallet protection, mailing products, void fill and protection and accessories.
Explore more about our consumables and consumable equipment ranges using the link below or visit our webshop.Find out more
Technical Services for General Manufacturing
Southgate Global don’t just supply the operational logistics and fulfilment equipment that you need—we maintain, repair and repurpose it, too.
Warrantied products can be repaired quickly with our Return To Base (RTB) cover, should the need arise of course.
By contracting to our ongoing maintenance, repair and renovation services you can extend equipment life, get a better ROI and protect your CapEx investment.
Our Mobile Repair Service means our skilled technicians work on your site, so you can get repaired equipment straight back to work when we’re done.
Or, if you prefer and you’d find it more convenient (for H&S or space reasons), we can arrange to ship the equipment to one of our conveniently located European clinics where we can service and repair them all at once and return to your site when done.
The Southgate ServAgree app makes it easier than ever to track, manage and monitor your equipment’s maintenance, review planned visits and book future service visits.
For more about the Southgate Service offer use the link below.Find out more
Design expertise for General Manufacturing
Bringing together the latest thinking in innovation methodologies, new product development, and project management, our design team provide practical, bespoke solutions to operational logistics and fulfilment problems that standard approaches can’t solve.
From start to finish, we work closely with you at every stage. Initially, to agree a design brief by gaining a deep understanding of the problem and outcome you’re looking for, through concept creation, design, prototyping and trials to deliver solutions tailored to your unique needs, supported by the latest, proven tools and industry best practice.
In final execution, our project management and supply chain expertise ensures your product is implemented successfully. Using a manufacturer-agnostic approach, extensive network and global sourcing expertise, we design with longevity in mind and ensure sustainability is a core part of every solution.
At its foundation, our agile approach to development, Minimum Viable Product principles and a Fail Fast Fix Fast mindset, ensures we test and perfect ideas quickly and thoroughly. Ultimately, creating products designed to deliver real-world operational logistics and fulfilment solutions that work and keep working, for years to come.Find out more
Product sourcing expertise for General Manufacturing
Sometimes our customers need an equipment or consumables solution that they can’t source from our current range.
With over 50 years’ experience, sourcing hard-to-find products globally, we can help you find the right solution for you.
We will assess manufacturers and optimise the price/quality equation to secure the right product, at the right price to meet your needs.Get in touch
What our customers say
Don’t just take our word for it. Take a look at what some of our customers have to say about how Southgate Global have helped them.
Head of Distribution Manufacturing customer
Head of Operations Global 3PL customer
Logistics Director e-commerce customer
Operations Director e-commerce customer
Operations Manager Post & Parcel customer
Supply Chain & Logistics Manager Retail customer
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