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Are You Ready To Move Online?

  Are You Ready To Move Online? Even before March 2020, many businesses were starting to move from traditional retailing to e-commerce order fulfilment. The Covid-19 pandemic has merely accelerated this progress and as shoppers become accustomed to the benefits of buying online, this trend will likely continue beyond the lifting of restrictions. For businesses with online order fulfilment already planned or in place, the transition has been relatively seamless. For companies who have yet to make the change – and need to do so to survive – the process... Read More

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The Rise of Vertical Farming

As reported by Farmers Weekly magazine, vertical farming is seeing a growth in popularity in the UK. What is vertical farming? Vertical farming uses soil-free techniques to grow plants under closely controlled and monitored environments, often located in buildings or shipping containers, and even able to re-use abandoned tunnels and mine shafts. A vertical farming system holds plants in trays stacked on specially designed racking that optimises the plants’ exposure to artificial lighting and climate-controlled air. Vertical farming solutions also control two other elements essential to growth besides light and... Read More


New Range of Stacking Tote Boxes

New for 2021, Exporta is introducing our range of Blue Stacking Totes. You also may know them as Stack Nest Totes, Bale Arm Crates, Conical Box or Stacking Bar Tote. The list of names by which this item can be known by is endless! But, by whatever name you call it, the benefits and purpose of the box is the same; to save you space and store your goods.   The stacking bar tote is a heavy-duty stacking container, made from industrial strength blue polypropylene. The ergonomic handles make these... Read More

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Exporta Creates a Custom Pallet Box Solution for a Leading Subsea Engineering Company

At Exporta, we strive to provide solutions that are tailored specifically to our customer’s needs. Sometimes one of our stock products can do this, on other occasions however, we have to think outside the box. In 2020 subsea engineering firm Oceaneering came to us with a problem. They had an array of different pallet boxes that their engineers would use to take parts on site to a job. The problem was, there was no consistency or style of box in place, it was a collection of different styles and different... Read More

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Exporta’s Top 5 Benefits of ALC’s

Attached Lid Containers, or Tote Boxes, are heavy duty plastic boxes with hinged lids. These are used in a variety of settings and applications. From warehouse storage to pharmaceutical settings, Attached Lid Containers are an ideal solution for storage and movement of products.                   In this blog, we explore some of the key benefits of using Attached Lid Containers: 1. Storage – these containers boast fantastic storage capacity. This can solve space saving issues in warehouse racking systems. 2. Stackable – this... Read More

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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

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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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 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