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Press Release – Exporta Wins Top eCommerce Award

Exporta, the Product Handling Experts have won an Award at the prestigious National UK eCommerce Awards 2019 for their Business Plus Customer Loyalty Scheme Exporta, the product handing experts, embarked on a new digitalisation project following the arrival of their new Head of eCommerce in July 2018. As a result of the changes and developments, Exporta were shortlisted for 4 categories in the eCommerce Awards for 2019 (www.ecommerceawards.london/finalists-2019/) During the prestigious event on the 25th September at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, along with over 450 other eCommerce professionals,... Read More

Exporta selected as finalists in 4 Categories of the eCommerce Awards 2019

Exporta, the Product Handling Experts have been shortlisted as finalists in the prestigious eCommerce Awards 2019 in 4 separate categories. Kinross August 19th 2019 – Exporta, the product handing experts, embarked on a new digitalisation project following the arrival of their new Head of eCommerce in July 2018. As a result of the changes and developments made Exporta have implemented a new website and new sales, marketing and customer service processes that have resulted in these 4 finalist places in the eCommerce Awards for 2019 (www.ecommerceawards.london/finalists-2019/) The news is a... Read More

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Exporta Team Up with Recycling Specialist to Offer a Free Plastic Recycling Scheme

Exporta, the UK’s Product Handling Experts have teamed up with Recycling Company – ‘Plastic Expert’ based in Northamptonshire to offer free Recycling to their customers of all plastic items such as Plastic Pallets, Plastic Containers, Boxes and Crates. Plastic waste is a big issue in the world and we at Exporta know that being an Environmentally Friendly supplier is key to trading and it is morally in line with our company values. 98% of all the plastic pallets we sell are made from recycled material. In addition, all our plastic... Read More

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Case Study | Reach Printing Services | Pallet System

INTRODUCING | A custom pallet system for Reach Printing Services, the largest 3rd party contract print providers in the UK THE PROBLEM | Reach were having issues with the pallets they were using, the first problem was that they were breaking through normal use and therefore not giving them the right return on investment. They were also losing pallets in their network, so they needed a way to identify and track their pallets in order to minimise loss. OUR SOLUTION | We listened to our customer and worked with them... Read More

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ISO 9001 and ISO14001

March has seen us recertified to the ISO 9001 and ISO14001 Standards. What are ISO standards and why should you care?  As the world’s most widely recognized quality and environmental management standards, they outline ways to achieve a set standard, as well as benchmark to provide consistent performance and service and to meet increasingly high customer expectations and ensure we meet corporate responsibility as well as legal/regulatory requirements. ISO 9001 quality management system allows us to continually monitor and manage quality across all operations and brings benefits including: – Allows... Read More

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New year, new space?

New Year, New Space? All companies will have set a sales target for this year and that target would usually filter down through the organisation and each department would have the opportunity to make changes to align to that target. With the internet having already changed the world considerably and indeed still continues to do so at an ever-increasing rate, have you considered how your stores, distribution centres, or warehouses have had to adapt and change to keep up with the pace of change? Having worked in the Distribution sector... Read More

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Not all pallet collars are made equal

Originally posted by Craig Dunn, 30/Jul/18   The world of Pallet Collars should be a simple one.   Need some collars Find a supplier with a good reputation Negotiate price Buy the collars Take delivery Get the cigar out.   But there’s a flaw in this stepped plan.  And it occurs in step 1. You see not all collars are equal.  A collar from one supplier could have a load limit of 6,000KG and be made of planed, chamfered timber, from sustainable resources with galvanised, riveted hinges.    Another supplier... Read More

What does a saxophone busker have to do with supply chain science

Originally posted by John Wilkin, 03/Jul/18   Exporta knows that keeping good supplier relationships are right at the heart of Product Handling Solutions – FAST.If a supply chain dries up or is disrupted in any way it can impact our top-notch service to our customers. So we do all the regular financial checks, performance reviews, ISO compliance & essential desktop functions. But more valuably, supplier visits strengthen our bond & awareness.  This is where our busker features – on a  visit with Daniel Paterson (Operations Director and OTIF Championer) to... Read More

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Have you got an alien fork in your warehouse storage

Originally posted by Scott Logie, 25/Jun/18     I have O.C.D……… not like medically diagnosed or anything but I like things to be a certain way – organised. In fact, it goes slightly passed just ‘organised’. I’m a sucker for symmetry, colour coding, neatness and alignment – I’m a nightmare. I’ll empty the dishwasher and put the cutlery back in the drawer with military precision, the spoons will be stacked neatly, knife blades all facing the same way and miscellaneous utensils like scissors and bottle openers all must be sitting... Read More