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Solar Panels

Originally posted by Thomas Wood-Goulbourn, 01/Jun/18   We’re delighted to have installed brand new solar panels on our headquarters roof. Continuing our ISO 14001 commitment and improving our environmental credentials these solar panels will be a fantastic addition!  

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OTIF – You can’t manage what you don’t measure

Originally posted by Daniel Paterson – Head of Operations, 25/May/18   The famous saying goes “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” – Peter Drucker.   Our initial reaction may be “that is ridiculous – I know what needs done, it is obvious!”. From personal recent experience within the Exporta Team, that may not necessarily be the case.  Focusing on measuring a small number of key figures has brought huge results! Specifically within Operations, when challenged to come up with our own single measurement to manage we tossed a lot... Read More

Thank you – our customers

Originally posted by Craig Dunn, 20/Dec/17   We made a video to say thanks to all our customers for making it a record busting year in 2017. We couldn’t have done it without your continued loyalty.   We’ve listened and made some huge improvements based on your feedback.  Thank you!

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Managing People for Growth

Originally posted by Craig Dunn, 16/May/17 In our constant drive for personal improvement, our latest training hero is Daniel Wilkin who just pass his “”Scottish Enterprise Managing People for Growth”” programme.  Daniel runs our Inside Sales team in Exporta, part of Anchorpoint Group, and has developed tremendously in recent months.  Great achievement by him.  Here he is, looking proud with his certificate.

Exporta – Guinness World Record Holders

Exporta set a new Guinness World Record for Plastic Pallet Toppling  After much planning and outstanding team effort we managed to pull it off.  A new Guinness World Record. 1377 Plastic Pallets toppled successfully – domino style. It all came from an idea the Head of Marketing, Craig Dunn, had while on holiday.   When he saw some of the company’s pallets on a farm on their side, he thought they looked like dominoes.  He wondered what it would be like to topple 1,000 of them.  When he found out there... Read More