Other services

We offer a range of additional services such as warehouse racking repairs, installations, dismantling of racking, warehouse inspections, security fencing and bespoke steel fabrication. We can also source both new and refurbished racking protectors for your warehouse.

Our engineers comply with SEIRS (Storage Equipment Installers Registration Scheme) standards to provide peace of mind regarding health and safety.

Industrial engraving

We can provide a range of industrial engraving services with metal plates for your business as follows:

- Company name plates for your transit equipment
   e.g. roll cages, thermotainers and stillages

-  Engraved plates for your electrical installations or appliances

-  Company plates and signage for your business premises

-  Signal and warning plates

-  Engraved labels for electrical panels and switchgear 

Our plates can be engraved up to A4 size and in a range of metals such as stainless steel, aluminium, carbon steel and brass in a range of thicknesses from 0.015  to 0.125 inches.

Our safety signage (eg. Danger, Warning) can be made to comply to health and safety standards.

We keep a selection of plates and sheet metal in house which cuts down overall processing time and means we can complete your order within a matter of days.

Case Studies

We have provided engraved plates for transit equipment for a range of business clients such as local authorities, logistics companies and hospitals. Our engraving services are ideal for electrical companies, transport companies (e.g. rail and bus), wholesalers, manufacturers and retailers.  

How does our engraving service work?

We request your wording in writing at the time of your order. We then set up the artwork and provide a proof to you for approval before commencing production.

We recommend allowing a couple of days for set up.

When do we pay?

A deposit of 25% is taken with the order and the balance taken on the day of delivery, or completion of the work for collection. We accept all major debit and credit cards and Paypal.

We offer volume discounts for bulk orders. You can collect your engraved equipment from us or we can deliver your engraved plates and plaques direct to you.  Just ask us for a quote and your preference for delivery or collection

Fitting services

We offer a fitting service so your plates can be fixed to your transit equipment or to any reconditioned transit equipment purchased from us.

Warehouse racking

We know that keeping your warehouse safe for your employees is paramount but damage to your racking can occur at any time.

Health and safety

Health and safety laws require that warehouses carry out regular pallet racking safety inspections and this is where we can help. All our work and equipment supplied is designed to comply with the following directives:

  • Health and Safety Executive HSG76 regarding warehousing and storage
  • EN1629 Steel static storage systems specification of storage equipment 8.8
  • SEMA Code of practice for the use of static pallet racking 8.4 Rack protection

When damage to your racking occurs we can quickly assist to ensure your warehouse is fully operational again as soon as possible. The important thing is to take action immediately to minimise any risks to your staff or goods.  

Repairs and installation

Your storage systems will be repaired and installed to the highest SEIRS standards by our engineers safely and efficiently.

  • We can often respond same day to any time critical repairs required. 
  • We repair and install all the following types of pallet racking storage systems: Wide Aisle, Double Deep, Drive In.
  • Other types of storage and warehouse systems can also be repaired and supplied such as: Small Parts and Picking, Garment Hanging, Cantilever Racking.  

It makes financial and environmental sense to repair your racking where possible, rather than buying new racking, so call us for a quote today to see how much you can save.


Keeping up with health and safety requirements is essential so let our experienced and professional team audit your racking and storage systems to ensure you have a safe warehouse operation.

  • We check for any damaged racking and can advise where additional rack protectors are advisable to minimise future damage.
  • We can provide an impartial, monthly warehouse inspection service at competitive rates to give you added piece of mind.

Security fencing

Our security fencing solutions for warehouses are specifically designed for areas that need to be fenced off for the safety of your personnel, protection of your machinery or the security of high value stock such as alcohol, cigarettes or luxury items.

We can create secure warehouse fencing for any situation or size.

We can provide the following types of fencing:

  • Panels with heavy duty weld mesh or high security mesh
  • Security doors (double or single, swing or sliding with all round slam post or fire exit type doors) 
  • Locking systems (hasp and staple to use with your own padlock or hook bolts with cylinders.

Steel fabrication

We offer a fully bespoke steel fabrication and welding service.  We can make, supply and fit the following items to suit your requirements.

Hand rails

The use of steel handrails can be used for protection and walkways in warehouses and we can design them to suit your specific needs.

Metal crash barriers and Armco protectors

Vehicles such as forklift trucks moving around sites and warehouses can cause damage to walls, loading decks and security fencing.

Crash barriers avoid costly damage reduce the risk of accidental damage.  They can also be used to ensure the safety of your personnel. Check out our section above on refurbished and new racking protectors which may also be of interest.

Whatever your warehouse racking or fencing requirement, we are likely to have a solution to meet your needs so call us now for a quote. 

Rack guard protectors

Protection for your racking, especially on corners or areas of high forklift truck activity, can minimise risk to your operations in the event of accidents.

We can provide narrow aisle protectors, corner guard protectors and standard guard protectors as shown.

We provide both refurbished and new metal racking protectors and several types as shown:

Protectors for end of racks

  • Tubular
  • Armco

Post protectors

  • Floor mounted corner rack protector
  • Floor mounted aisle post rack protector
  • Floor mounted posts 

Custom metalwork for roll cages

We can make changes and custom improvements to your transit equipment to improve handling and speed of transport.

For example, we can add metal foot bars (as shown) to assist the movement of roll cages onto pavements or raised surfaces or we can add grab bars to the roll cages.  

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“Distribution Maintenance have provided various services to several blue chip companies I have overseen over the past two decades. Justin and his team provide flexible solutions to meet business needs and make every effort to adapt to time critical requirements... ”

Paul T - Major UK Wholesale Distributor

Suppliers to a wide range of industries

Our clients from a wide range of industry sectors have been relying on us since 1982 to deliver a dependable repair service and to supply refurbished roll cages. We understand the challenges of distribution in your sector and the importance of keeping your transit equipment wheels rolling. 

Retailers and supermarkets

Food distributors and wholesalers

Healthcare providers

Supply chain and logistics companies

Laundry and linen services

Automotive industry

Travel industries