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20/01/2021
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Exporta’s Environmental Plans for 2021

Being an environmentally conscious and sustainable thinking company is just as important to us as our business values, customer service and having a happy team! We are committed to promoting sustainability from within our offices right through to the products we provide our customers. Read on to see what we are doing to promote a more environmentally friendly future. ISO14001 We have once again achieved ISO14001 certification. Our constant commitment to the environment is always present in our day-to-day activities and within our product ranges. The ISO 140001 standard ensures organisations... 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

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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

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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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“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 – Mezzanine Floor London

Year: 2019 Location: London Size of Space: 3,000 sq. ft. Timeframe: 2 Weeks Introducing – A new mezzanine floor system for a construction company in London. The Client Brief – To maximise production areas and increase storage capacity. How We Transformed the Space – We provided a complete design and build solution, including the supply and installation of a mezzanine floor, staircases, and a pallet gate. Two mezzanine structures were installed covering the floor area of two warehouse units, allowing for production space below and additional storage on the mezzanine floors.    ... Read More