Why choose Southgate for Post & Parcel?
Industry understanding to anticipate your needs
Our many years of experience providing solutions for post and parcel companies means we understand the demands you face and can anticipate the solutions you need.
Proven track record
We partner with some of Europe’s largest post and parcel companies — so you can be confident that the products, solutions and services we provide meet the needs of your industry.
The equipment and consumables you need, whenever you need them
We provide a range of operational logistics and fulfilment equipment and consumables that can meet all your key needs — all from one supplier.
Keeping your equipment fully functioning so you keep functioning too
We provide mobile onsite 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 post and parcel companies like yours, operational logistics and fulfilment forms the backbone of your operations. That’s why it’s important to have a supplier that understands what that means and can support you to meet and handle your operational challenges head on.
From workforce management, gaining workforce buy-in, and H&S and compliance issues, through the constant challenges of quick, secure delivery, from seasonal fluctuations in demand, to hitting your customers desired ESG targets and final mile delivery challenges – the daily demands you face are as pressing as they are unique.
Our solutions for Post & Parcel 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 to your industry’s needs.
Equipment solutions for Post & Parcel
We provide fulfilment and logistics equipment across all major categories.
Our Southgate Equipment brand is highly respected and widely used by our customers in the post and parcel sector. 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 (whether that be in the sorting centre or in the final mile delivery), 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
Post & Parcel 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 Pacplus and Optimax 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, securely and on time – at competitive prices.
Our range spans the key categories including taping and closing, strap, wrap and pallet protection, pallet wrappers, 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 Post & Parcel
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 Post & Parcel
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 Post & Parcel
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
“Because Southgate have such a complete range of packaging equipment and consumables and all on hand when we need it, we decided to consolidate our spend with them. Going to Southgate as a single source enables us to reduce our costs and make further savings by reducing the number of suppliers maintained in our ERP.”
Operations Director e-commerce customer
“The Southgate MPW has really made a difference to our productivity in enabling operatives to take their work with them and complete data entry and pick and pack as they move around the warehouse. It’s really improved our data entry accuracy and saved time and money.”
Supply Chain & Logistics Manager Retail customer
“Their technical services offer is saving us real money on our carts and trollies. They’re able to extend the product life many times over – which has also helped us with our sustainability targets too.”
Logistics Director e-commerce customer
“What I really like about Southgate is their deep understanding of our specific sector issues and challenges. That enabled them to anticipate our problems and provide us with solutions that work from day one.”
Operations Manager Post & Parcel customer
“The Southgate team go way beyond just being a reliable, high quality single source for our packaging equipment and consumables. Don’t get me wrong, that’s great and we really value that, but it’s the way their design team work with us collaboratively to come up with new solutions to some of our toughest challenges that sets them apart.”
Head of Operations Global 3PL customer
“The Southgate Ramp is a simple, rapidly installed solution that provided us with less stress, more linear work levels, and overall resolved our goods’ in and out operational issues caused by out of hours vehicle size restrictions.”