Shorts are a UK and Ireland Lift Trade Only supplier and for reasons including but not limited to Health and Safety are restricted to only supply to Lift Installation and Service Companies, self-employed Lift Engineers or Lift Engineers sub contracted to a Lift Company within the UK and Ireland.

If you are a lift company in the UK or Ireland we provide two great ways for you to trade with us.


Credit Accounts

The ideal solution for small to large multinational lift companies and self-employed lift engineers. Quick and easy to open, it provides a range of benefits:

  • Agreed credit limit
  • Standard 30 Day Terms
  • Trade prices on thousands of products

For more information please contact or Accounts Team 01274 305066 or email [email protected]

Online Trade Accounts

A Shorts Online Trade Account is available to both lift companies and their employees as well as self-employed lift engineers. An Online Trade Account provides unrestricted access to the information held within our Lift Spares Webshop and Download sections. These benefits include:

  • Online access to over 15,000 parts
  • Current price information
  • 24/7 access and ordering
  • Upload your Official Purchase Order to your Web Order
  • Exclusive 2% Discount for all online orders (subject to terms and conditions)
  • Payment via Proforma or Credit Account (where agreed)

As Shorts is a Lift Trade Only we do request customers to be approved for an Online Trade Account before getting access to price information, this is to ensure that we’re only dealing with members of the UK and Irish Lift Industries.