Orlight Ltd – Going for Gold


Orlight Ltd – Going for Gold

Established in 1997, Orlight is a long-standing dominant force within the Architectural lighting market. As our mission statement indicates, we pride ourselves in adding value to our client’s proposition by providing unparalleled lighting products and services delivered in a unique manner to our ever changing and exciting industry sector.

Our business model places us and subsequently our clients at an advantage, we are manufacturers completely and 100% in command of our supply chain. Quality, research and development, product innovation, testing, procurement is all down to us. No third parties involved throughout our manufacturing process means we are able to deliver higher quality products at reduced prices to our client base. Substantial stocks of architectural products held for dispatch within the UK and Europe means we do not keep our clients waiting. Our ability to bulk deliver high quality architectural products directly to site at a moments notice is often a competitive advantage to our esteemed clients. Wilson Mendes-Abreu, Associate Director and Transport Manager is our elected Fuel and Emissions Champion and he explains how important FORS is to our Company.

OrlightWe came across FORS when tendering for work across London. When we looked at the requirements and benefits of joining the scheme we saw that they fitted in perfectly with our ethos of improving safety whilst complementing our drive to improve fuel efficiency and reduce our environmental impact.

We take compliance and safety very seriously so we achieved our Bronze and Silver Accreditation first time. FORS did help us by providing training and tools that improved the policies and procedures.

The performance management toolkit really helped us set our targets for reducing our carbon footprint while improving our MPG. FORS has helped us improve our filing systems and procedures.

 ‘FORS has helped us achieve compliance and safety’

 We have implemented all the policy’s FORS as suggested and with that we haven’t received any Parking fines or had in any accidents in the last 3 years. We have also implemented an anti-idling policy to help reduce our fuel usage across the Fleet.

 ‘We haven’t received any PCN’s or had any accidents in the last 3 years’

 We have increased our MPG across the fleet and kept our incidents and PCN’s to zero for the past 3 years.

  Miles Driven Fuel Used MPG
Aug 2014 – Jul 2015 107,811 15,923 33 MPG
Aug 2015 – Jul 2016 127,153 18,430 34 MPG
Percentage improvement 18% 16% 3%

Annual improvement in MPG in the past 12 months and zero Incidents and PCN’s in the past 3 years.

Orlight 2Gaining FORS Gold Accreditation shows how dedicated we are as a company to improving road safety and the safety of all vulnerable road users in London as well as nationally. We will continuously use what FORS has taught us to help make the roads so safer for everyone that uses them.