Benefits of Switching Your Wholesale Lighting Supplier

23 February 2023

Since 1945, Searchlight Electric has been an established supplier of quality decorative lighting. And switching your wholesale lighting supplier (to us) couldn’t be any easier. With 90% availability at all times, and hundreds of new products each year, you’re guaranteed to get something perfectly suited to your space.

Why You Should Make Searchlight Electric Your Primary Supplier

With a proven track record of successful growth, why wouldn’t you want to switch your wholesale lighting supplier to us?

There’s a number of benefits if you have Searchlight Electric as your primary supplier of wholesale lighting. Well, firstly, we cover all major categories, designs, styles, and lamp types. Through this, we provide a ‘one-stop solution’ that meets the decorative lighting needs of our trading partners worldwide.

The Searchlight Supply Chain

Our UK Supply

Searchlight is consistently achieving availability levels of over 95% on products. That’s the best in this industry.

Operating from our purpose-built distribution centre means that we often have unparalleled levels of stock availability.

That includes over 3000 decorative and commercial lighting products that are available ex-stock. And for immediate delivery.

Want a larger quantity? Not a problem. There are direct shipments for larger orders from Searchlight’s joint venture manufacturing facilities on a FOB basis. We like to ensure that they reach the market at a faster rate and are held to the ISO9000 approved quality standards.

Here are some other benefits:
  • Small shipments
  • 95%+ OTIF
  • Short lead times
  • Direct delivery to the customer.

Europe Supply

Searchlight Electric: firmly established as a full range designer, manufacturer, and supplier of on-trend lighting products for the home. By keeping each primary distribution centre stocked with outstanding levels of availability – 1,800 products ex-stock in the Europe centre – the team can ensure any lighting customers and clients require is available for delivery immediately.

Though the needs of the lighting market are ever-changing and always diverse, we are uniquely placed to meet them.

Plus, the needs of our trading partners around the world, too.
  • We can service throughout Europe.
  • Our order consolidation levels are high.
  • Delivery is directly to the customer.
  • Our OTIF rate is high: over 95%.

China Supply

Since 1972, Searchlight has had a presence in the Eastern Asia region. This long established and exclusive joint venture of manufacturing operations in China has given Searchlight total control and visibility of our supply chain, quality, price, and design copyright.

And the access to over 50 approved factories across East Asia has provided us with a diverse range of materials and technical expertise. Something that is always valued in this industry as it can lead to new innovative ideas and solutions to challenges.

Trade Login

With an account, you can access competitive prices and begin placing orders. All you have to do is log in.

Plus, you can see what’s currently in stock and available. But that’s not all:
  • Access to your exclusive Trade prices.
  • View the stock levels live, as they are in the moment.
  • Ordering online has never been easier.
  • An account with us means that we can deliver directly to your customers.
  • Browse only the things you’re interested in by filtering and managing your preferences.
  • You can reserve products, whether they’re fully stocked or low in stock.
Don’t have an account? That’s a shame – why not make one now…? Just contact us.

Get in Touch

We value the feedback of customers and dealers alike. Please get in touch with us with any questions you have or comments you’d like to share.

Call us on 0161 203 3300 or visit our showroom.

Download our 2022-23 international catalogue here.