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Retail Giant Screwfix protects customers and staff with two-way radios

With the majority of retailers now re-open for business, having a plan to keep staff and customers safe whilst being able to operate efficiently is a top priority. Amongst the many challenges faced, communication is one all businesses have in common.

Two-way radios have been recognised within government plans as a viable measure in reducing unnecessary movement within shopping centres and retail parks which is an important step in maintaining social distancing.

One retailer who has taken a proactive approach to ensuring the safety of their team is leading home improvement retailer Screwfix, who approached SFL Mobile Radio to help with creating a ‘Covid Secure’ working environment. After understanding their requirements we supplied XT180 radios to 700 stores across the UK and Ireland which were supplied within 4 days of placing the order.

How has this helped Screwifx?

  • Improved the communication across stores, particularly between warehouse and front of house
  • Enabled employees to return to work in a safe environment whilst maintaining 2m social distancing
  • Allowed Screwfix to provide a safe environment for their customers to collect orders
  •  Kept the business operational through COVID-19 pandemic


If you would like advice on how best to utilise two-way radios within your own social distancing plans or would like any further information, please contact our team on 0151 334 9160


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