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13/11/2020
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Bespoke Sized Poly-Crates for ConvaTec

Recently, ConvaTec, a leading UK company in medical products and technologies, came to us with a problem. They had changed the methods they used to ship goods and in doing so had discovered that the existing packaging solution they had was no longer fit for purpose. They were using cardboard crates to ship their products, and with the extra weight after a change in load specification, the crates could no longer withstand the rigours of the shipping process. This was causing ConvaTec several problems. There were costly damages to the... Read More

16/10/2020
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Case Study – Gravity Fed Racking

The Brief Marley Alutec, The UK leader in innovative aluminium guttering, rainwater drainage and eaves solutions, contacted Exporta looking for help and support in improving the layout, processes, and efficiency of their extrusions warehouse operation in Bedford. Their main issue was that the range had grown over time and processes had changed. New lines and ranges were added, and the racking was extended on an ad-hoc basis over several years. The result was a well-stocked warehouse that operated perfunctorily but was not aesthetically pleasing, or as efficient as the business... Read More

New Recycled Crates Range 04/09/2020
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Exporta Launches New Range of Recycled Euro Crates and Extends its Euro Crate range

Exporta has increased and extended its range of Euro Crates. Introducing three new sizes and Black Recycled Euro crates, unique to the UK market.   Exporta has expanded its range offering on Euro Crates with three new sizes, as well as the addition of a new range of five Euro Crates made entirely from recycled material, making them the most eco-friendly euro crates available in the UK.   Exporta identified a gap in the market and worked with their suppliers to create a range that ticks every box. Recycled material... Read More

25/06/2020
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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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“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