Scottish Enterprise Awards 2021

22 | Scottish Enterprise Awards 2021 • Creating a blame free culture and risk-free learning environment • Encouraging empowerment • Encouraging cross fertilisation of ideas across the group • Looking to differentiate itself as a business and employees to its clients • Being easy to do business with and will consistently provide honesty and integrity with all clients and colleagues. • Openly respecting each other and encourage excellence in the workplace. • Striving on a daily basis to lessen its carbon footprint. “We are proud to say we were the first UK rental powered access company to actively take steps towards creating a greener, better future,” enthuses Robert. “In 2021, we invested £7.5 million in new equipment, these new additions to our fleet produce less carbon, less particulates and need less maintenance and servicing. Eight percent of our machines are hybrid technology and 60% of our machines are electric.” The Powered Access industry in Scotland has been and continues to be very buoyant and Quick Reach is proud to be at the forefront with its recent significant fleet investment to meet the challenges of delivering its unique service to all highly valued customers. “The difficult trading conditions over the last 18 months has presented a number of opportunities and significant new business wins for us,” Robert elaborates, speaking of the pandemic. “This has a been a catalyst for further investment in our strategic plan and also naturally presented opportunities for our team to develop with a number of key appointments and promotions within our expanding business.” Despite the turbulence brought on by Covid-19, 2021 was a record-breaking year for Quick Reach in Scotland and 2022 is already shaping up to be Quick Reach Powered Access Ltd is an innovative powered access company with a wealth of experience in the plant industry. Offering an individual, honest and professional hire service, the company adds the personal touch to business, and its dedicated team have a vast amount of experience in the industry to ensure that clients have complete peace of mind. Quick Reach Powered Access Ltd (Quick Reach) is highly regarded for having the youngest fleet of powered access and material handlers on the market. The company’s close relationship with leading manufacturers (Genie, SkyJack, JLG, NiftyLift, LGMG, Manitou and JCB to name a few) ensures that their customers only ever receive the best and most sustainable equipment. The entire Quick Reach team is dedicated to providing an individual, honest and professional service every step of the way, going above and beyond to guarantee customer satisfaction tailoring every hire to suit each specific project. From low- level push rounds, to scissor lifts and tele-handlers all the way to 135 ft booms Quick Reach can provide powered access solutions great and small. As well as its hire service, Quick Reach also provides safety training and in 2021 it became an CITB approved training organisation. It can also provide bespoke Service Maintenance Agreements for customers with their own plant, and its knowledgeable engineers make sure that all client’s equipment is examined, serviced and maintained to the highest safety standard. In 2019, Quick Reach rebranded the entire company with a new focused vision; ‘reaching for greener.’ Managing Director, Robert Dillon, tells us more. “We are determined to be at the forefront of improving the construction industry’s impact on climate change in the UK,” he explains. “For the past three years we have been actively investing in the most sustainable and eco-friendly solutions for our customers and team. We are committed to informing our valued customers on our range of sustainable equipment and urging them to choose greener solutions for their sites.” Quick Reach now has a definite set of core values that it places at the centre of everything it does. These consist of: Best Powered Access Hire Company 2021 Nov21327 another record breaker with the company’s current pipeline of works. “We have early involvement in several high-profile projects kicking off all around the country and are very excited to be supporting major projects in various established and developing industries. We look forward to our Quick Reach fleet becoming a prominent fixture in key locations throughout the country.” Recently, Quick Reach was rewarded for its hard work and dedication by being bestowed with the prestigious accolade of Best Powered Access Hire Company 2021 in the Scottish Enterprise Awards and Robert, and the rest of the team, could not be more delighted. “I would like to say thanks to our CEO, Mr David Barton, for the continuous investment and support and like to say a special thank you to our fantastic sales team Stephen McEwan & Katrina McMahon all who joined us towards the end of 2020 and have made an incredible impact throughout our business, both developing our fantastic customer base and internally within our Quick Reach Family business.” Contact Details Company: Quick Reach Powered Access Ltd Web Address: Quick Reach Powered Access Ltd