From winter gritting to snow clearance, our winter maintenance services come with a full audit trail and automatic indemnity for protection against claims
OUTCO Winter Maintenance
OUTCO are trusted partners to the majority of the UK’s major companies operating in the retail, petrochemicals, public services, property and facilities management industries. Managing the complex requirements of clients operating outdoor estates takes significant time, effort and resource. We remove this burden and ensure that our clients operate in a safe and compliant fashion so they can focus on their core business, no matter the weather.
It is the employers responsibility to ensure workplaces are safe and without risks to either workers or visitors on the site. If incidents occur, employers place themselves at risk of legal action. At OUTCO, we work with our clients all year round to ensure their sites remain safe and compliant.
OUTCO weather forecasting
OUTCO services are powered by data, which is why we use MetDesk – a leading global private weather company that specialises in industry and location-specific forecast models. This provides us with outstanding forecasting accuracy of temperature and site conditions and offers the most detailed UK weather areas.
Ground temperature activation
OUTCO uses real-time weather forecasting tools to ensure high level temperature accuracy. With each customer and for every site we agree a road surface trigger temperature appropriate to the location and conditions on the ground and service when this temperature is forecast.
We understand that every site and company is different, which is why our service is bespoke and based on the specifics of each individual site. OUTCO offers clients the choice between fixed cost winter gritting services, cost per visit winter gritting services or a bespoke hybrid price.
Transparent winter service
Our comprehensive range of services provides clients with total peace of mind and offers complete visibility and control 365 days a year. OUTCO provides automatic notifications and reports to designated contacts for each site through our technology platform. No matter where you are, our transparent service ensures you can gain immediate visibility and demonstrate that your legal duty of care is being met.
LANTRA-certified training provider
We are the UK’s only LANTRA-certified training provider for our winter services training programme, delivered by our in-house accredited trainers. We are also a BALI (British Association of Landscape Industries) registered organisation and we take pride in ensuring our employees are provided with all the relevant training, and professional development needed to succeed.
Unrivalled customer service
During the winter season, our dedicated helpdesk is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can always get through to us on the phone or via our dedicated digital helpdesk. Even during the seasonal wintery peaks when we may get thousands of calls an hour, our overflow customer service model means that our operations team is always aware of your site needs, regardless of the hour, location or weather conditions.
OUTCO primarily uses white salt as our main de-icing agent, due to white salt being highly effective, clean to use and more environmentally friendly than brown salt. Our salt guarantee ensures we will never run out and will always be able to support our clients.
BOSS snow ploughs
OUTCO are the UK importers for BOSS snow ploughs and salt spreaders. BOSS is the number 1 snow plough brand in the USA and are global leaders in designing and manufacturing snow ploughs & high-performance salt spreading equipment. We can support you with all the BOSS equipment you need.
OUTCO (formerly GRITIT) are the UK’s award-winning winter gritting and snow clearance experts. Our mission is to be the preferred supplier for outdoor infrastructure and compliance delivering quality, and more than anything else reliability. Our nationwide winter gritting service has an established, market-leading track record of providing award winning specialist winter services
OUTCO specialise in providing a reliable and high-quality snow clearance service for commercial and industrial properties. Our unmatched expertise and dedication is guaranteed to keep your car parks, walkways and access routes clear and safe, even in the harshest of winter conditions
OUTCO’s managed grit bin solution provides strategically placed grit bins with a salt top-up service including the required tools. This service offers additional peace of mind ensuring your site is always safe and ice free. We also supply grit bins, shovels and scoops for outright purchase as well as grit bin refills as and when you need
OUTCO has the capability to spread or supply a wide range of traditional and specialist de-icing products. Available products range from traditional salt and grit types to low corrosive or eco-friendly products, all supplied in bulk or bagged. OUTCO de-icing products cater for all surfaces, including metal car parks and stairways, airport runways, train stations and sensitive ecological areas
OUTCO is the sole UK distributor for BOSS winter equipment, North America’s rugged brand of highly resilient gritting and snow clearing equipment: tough gear for tough conditions. From gritting spreaders to a range of snow ploughs, we stock all the equipment to service the winter industry’s requirements including all spares, and a full maintenance and servicing provision