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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

The BIG BOX Range from Exporta

Key Account Manager Scott Bridger takes you through our BIG BOX range! We have a huge range available, shop online now for delivery tomorrow! Poly-Crates Shop Now Dolav Compatible Boxes Shop Now Cardboard Crates Shop Now Plastic Collar Crates Shop Now Wooden Pallet Collar Crates Shop Now Rigid Pallet Boxes Shop Now Hercules Collapsible Pallet Boxes Shop Now

02/12/2019
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Hercules Collapsible Pallet Box

The Hercules Collapsible Pallet Box has an innovative new design, it’s packed with useful features! Available in standard size (1200x1000mm) and euro size (1200x800mm) this box can carry up to 750KG in transit! The box is stackable, and when folded down can stack up to 6 high to save space. The folded height of this box is only 35omm! All side walls can be removed and replaced, this means additional drop down doors can be implemented, or a wall can be replaced in the event of damage. Document holders ensure... Read More

25/11/2019
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Shelving & Container Combinations

We have a current scheme running in our own warehouse called Project Glide.  Quote simply, we review data for usage of products & place these faster moving products nearer the inbound loading bays & dispatch area. This means that our warehouse team are spending less time to store away incoming shipments & pick our customer orders.  Classic case of LESS=MORE. Not only does this apply to bulk stacks of plastic pallets and containers & wooden collars, but also on smaller items. Traditionally & sensibly everyone places smaller items on Shelving... Read More

28/10/2019

Branding & Custom Sizing

Be Recognised, Remembered and Recommended Having your brand and/or contact details on your Returnable Transit Packaging does a lot more simply assisting in getting your product back.  While it does this well by the easily recognisable statement of `Please Return To… a lot more can be done. Your logo is your image in the big wide world – whether it is in front of your current or potential customers, you will want your brand promoted.  With current options in printing methods, virtually every substrate used in Returnable Transit Packaging can... Read More

16/10/2019
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Increase Efficiency and Warehouse Organisation with Exporta Picking Bins

Exporta recently have helped a large clothing ecommerce company increase efficiency and reduce product damage in warehouse storage and picking areas.  They were using cardboard boxes, double or triple stacking and picking from these. The result was the weight crushed the cardboard boxes underneath making picking difficult and sometimes damaging the goods. What’s so good about picking bins? In today’s demanding world of the need of quick and efficient product picking, it is still surprising to find some warehouses still struggling to cope with these conditions. Imagine the downtime in... 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