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plastic pallets vs wood pallets 02/07/2020
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Plastic Pallets – All You Need To Know

Here at Exporta, we’re experts in plastic pallets. To help pass our knowledge to our customers and explain the many benefits of using plastic pallets over wooden pallets, we’ve created a full guide with all of the information you need to know before making the investment for your business.  From the benefits and cost factors to environmental impact and safety, read on for everything you need to know about plastic pallets. Why Choose Plastic Pallets? One of the biggest queries our clients have is what benefits plastic pallets have over... Read More

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Our Guide to Face Masks & Coverings

There are so many options out there for Face Masks and Face Coverings available and it can be very confusing as not all masks are the equal and there can be major variations in the level of protection and use for each type. The market is now becoming flooded with low quality products with fake certificates and products claiming to be FFP2 or Surgical Type IIR masks when they are clearly not. I will try to explain in layman’s terms and plain English the various types of masks, what they... Read More

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An Update for Our Customers – June 2020

It’s been 12 weeks since the UK entered lockdown and I wanted to thank all our customers, old and new, for your support during this period and give an update on what’s been happening here at Exporta. As we service key industries dispatching has continued throughout to ensure that you get what you need when you need it and our warehouse team have done a fantastic job in making this happen whilst our office staff decamped to work from home – with great results and terrific teamwork. As we move... Read More

07/04/2020

COVID-19: Continued Safe Operating and Supply to Essential Industries

Exporta continue to operate, albeit with a much adapted operation and reduced team, as a designated essential supplier with a prioritisation and focus on key industries whilst following all lockdown guidance and the desire to ensure all our staff, suppliers and customers are as safe as possible Kinross April 7th 2020   Safety and Wellbeing our First Priority At the current time the safety and wellbeing of all our staff, customers and suppliers is paramount and along with the current requirements we have adapted our operation to ensure safety at... Read More

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COVID-19: Supporting the Supply of Essential Goods

  BUSINESS UPDATE COVID-19: Supporting the Supply of Essential Goods   Exporta are still operating under government guidelines and as a supplier to Businesses that are currently providing essential items we are focussing on supporting their supply chains to keep goods moving   Kinross March 24th, 2020   Supporting Key Industries with Handling Material:   At Exporta we support many industries, but our key focus has switched to supporting those industries that are supplying essential items to those that need them across the country.   These industries are food and... Read More

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Top 5 Ideas on How to Drive Your Business During the COVID-19 Restrictions & Crisis

My top tips and ideas for Businesses in preparation for additional Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions and the current economic crisis that is now upon us. At the moment everyone is encouraged to work from home wherever possible. To stay at home as much as possible, limit contact with other people and if you are in an ‘at-risk’ group to stay inside completely. Add to the restrictions that are affecting many types of business and we are in a looming economic downturn. The effects of this will be far greater than the... Read More

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Pallet Racking Design & Fit-Out in Peterhead

Case Study This case study describes a recent project we undertook in Peterhead. It’s one of many examples of how we can help reinvigorate your warehouse, making your operation more efficient, compliant and competitive. If you’d like to discuss your warehouse project, get in touch today by calling 0800 294 4394 or email sales@exportaglobal.co.uk The Problem In this scenario, the client was only using the available floor space in one of their warehouses for storing pallets. They were looking to increase their storage capacity and they wanted to install pallet... Read More

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Automation Pallets – Wooden or Plastic?

Why should I choose a Plastic Pallet for my automated system? Many companies nowadays are looking to make things quicker, smoother and more efficient. They want less human interaction, less errors and often companies look to automation to achieve this. As with many things, the better the input and planning, the better the output and automated warehouse systems are a prime example of this. There are many examples where companies have suffered after an automated system has been installed. When companies are looking to invest in automated equipment, the humble... Read More

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“Fruit and vegetable growers moving away from wooden crates to clean, lightweight and durable plastic crates”

Our Head of eCommerce and Fulfillment Don Marshall spoke to Fresh Plaza last month about our range, Plastic is not exactly in vogue at the moment but it does have its advantages in transportation and storage environments. Don Marshall Head of Ecommerce & Fulfilment at Scottish based company Exporta believes it a much better material for pallets and crates than wood. “Fruit and vegetable growers are moving away from the traditional wooden crates used during harvest time to the clean, lightweight and durable plastic crates,” explains Don. “Plastic does not rot... Read More

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Exporta Case Study – Racking & Storage System

Location London Size of Space 1,000 sq. ft. Timeframe 2 weeks Introducing The fit out of a new warehouse for a leading flooring wholesaler in London The client’s brief To supply and install a pallet racking and storage system that catered to the varied nature of a busy flooring distribution hub. How we transformed the space By working with the client to manage the project from the supply of racking and coordination of delivery, through to managing an installation schedule to suit their move to a new facility. Careful beam... Read More