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Carbon Report
16/05/24
PAS 2060 Qualifying Explanatory Statement
16/05/24
Understanding Returnable Transit Packaging: A Sustainable Solution for Businesses
9/05/24
In the world of logistics and supply chain management, packaging plays a crucial role in ensuring the safe and efficient […]
Plastic Pallets Solution – Case Study
18/04/24
The Customer We supported the UK division of a world leader in additive manufacturing services and metal powders, with the […]
What is Warehouse Automation?
4/04/24
In today’s fast-paced business environment, efficiency and accuracy are paramount. Companies are continually seeking ways to streamline their operations and […]
Plastic Pallet Collars – Case Study
21/03/24
The Customer The country’s leading pub retailer and brewer, welcoming customers into 2,700 pubs, restaurants and hotels across the UK. […]
Are Plastic Pallets Cheaper? Unravelling the Cost Dynamics
14/03/24
  In the logistics and supply chain industry, pallets are indispensable. They provide a stable foundation for storing, handling, and […]
Whitepaper | Plastic Pallets & Sustainability
4/03/24
Picking Bins & Racking – Case Study
22/02/24
The Customer Our Bedford based customer is part of a world-leading operation that specialises in the manufacturing of advanced fluid […]
Picking Bins & Small Parts Bins – Case Study
13/02/24
The Customer Hertfordshire based business that supplies a massive range of bus and coach parts and components. Fifth generation family […]
Exporta Q1 Update
1/02/24
Top Storage Products for Ecommerce and Retail
21/11/23
If you need storage products for ecommerce and retail operations, having a system that is fast, efficient, and organised is […]
Rigid Pallet Boxes for Fruit & Berries – Case Study
31/10/23
The Customer Sittingbourne based innovative service provider operating primarily within the Fresh Produce sector in the UK. Employing over 1000 […]
How long will Plastic Pallets last outside?
21/09/23
At Exporta, we are often asked about a Plastic Pallets durability and performance when stored outside. Businesses using wooden pallets […]
How to Recycle Your Pallets | Video
7/09/23
Returnable Boxes Solution – Case Study
1/09/23
The Customer  Our Burton on Trent based customer is a leading partner for testing, inspection and certifications services with comprehensive […]
Video | Folding Euro Container
23/08/23
Innovative Solutions for an Evolving Industry
16/08/23
As the logistics industry continues to evolve, innovation is even more crucial as businesses across the UK and the world […]
Rental Option Helps Store £60M Worth of Stock – Case Study
10/08/23
The Customer  Our Midlands-based customer supplies in to the pharmaceutical industry, offering complete solutions in pharmaceutical manufacturing from pre-clinical investigations […]
Video | Recycled Black ALC’s
3/08/23
Q2 New Products Round Up
21/07/23
Innovation in business is crucial for maintaining competitiveness, driving growth, adapting to change, improving operational efficiency, engaging employees, satisfying customers, […]
Video | Premium Collapsible Pallet Boxes
11/07/23
Plastic Pallets Help Reduce Costs – Case Study
29/06/23
The Customer  Evesham based customer, part of a global brand providing high-quality bakery solutions to customers around the globe. With […]
Returnable Plastic Pallet Collar to Challenge Traditional Options
15/06/23
As a carbon neutral supplier, we always work hard to find products that align with our sustainability goals. Innovation is […]
Video | Exporta Dolly with Collars
13/06/23
Improved Efficiencies with Exporta Products – Case Study
6/06/23
The Customer We worked with a Bedford-based company who are experts in fluid management solutions, creating sustainable systems for water, […]
Video | Security Roll Cage
1/06/23
What Are the Advantages of Plastic Pallets?
24/05/23
Plastic pallets are becoming increasingly popular in the shipping and warehousing industries due to their many advantages. They are strong, […]
Video | Automation Containers Case Study – Farsound
16/05/23
Planet Friendly Returnable Plastic Packaging Solutions
10/05/23
Exporta continue to lead the charge against the traditional packaging products used in the UK, products such as wooden pallets, […]
Video | Pick and Pack Trolley
27/04/23
New Small Parts Storage Range to Extend Our Warehouse Offering
17/04/23
As a carbon neutral supplier, we always work to expand our range that inline with our sustainability goals. Innovation is […]
Video | Anti-Slip Film
12/04/23
Are Used Pallets Cost Effective?
5/04/23
When it comes to buying used pallets, a case can be made for this being the most cost-effective solution. In […]
Video | 400×300 Foldable Crate
28/03/23
New Product Roundup – Q1 2023
21/03/23
The first quarter of 2023 is almost complete, and we’ve been busy expanding our product offering and adding new products […]
Video | Picker Crates Video
14/03/23
The Benefits of Recycled Bespoke Pallets
7/03/23
As experts in all types of plastic pallets, crates, totes Exporta recognise that the outmoded, wooden pallet does have one […]
Video | Metsafe® Protectacage
28/02/23
Exporta Confirm Verified Carbon Neutral Status
20/02/23
We have taken the next step on our journey to Net Zero. The exciting news is that we have confirmed […]
Video | Plastic Pallet Collars
17/02/23
Exporta | 2023 Brochure
14/02/23
New EU Directive to Ship Goods, Not Air
13/02/23
Article 9″ of the European Union (EU) regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste aims to minimize the amount of packaging […]
Video | Folding Euro container with Integral Lid
8/02/23
The Importance of Pallet Washing
2/02/23
Having a plastic pallet washing service is essential to ensure that your pallets are kept in good condition and hygienic. […]
Video | Megapack Alpha Poly Crate
25/01/23
Super-Deduction – Time is Running Out to Save
18/01/23
In March 2021, the government introduced a new super deduction incentive where businesses can benefit from significant capital allowance measures. […]
Video | Kannegiesser Plastic Pallet Case Study
11/01/23
2022 – A Year in Review at Exporta
12/12/22
As 2022 draws to a close, we are looking back at some of the highlights here at Exporta. Another busy […]
Video | Warehouse Fit-Out Case Study
30/11/22
Thermal Pallet Covers at Exporta
28/11/22
Maintaining a cold supply chain became a hot topic in recent years due to the increased demand and coverage of […]
Video | Container Insert Tubs
14/11/22
The Innovative Crate Set to Change the Way Supermarkets Handle Fresh Produce
10/11/22
For years now, supermarkets have used, and continue to use, Bale Arm Crates to handle their fresh produce. Mainly seen […]
Video | Eurocrates
31/10/22
Exporta Products for the Agriculture Industry
27/10/22
Over the last 20 years, Exporta has grown into one of the leading suppliers of warehouse equipment and product handling […]
Video | Wooden Pallet Collars
25/10/22
Have you tried our new in-house product printing service?
20/10/22
It’s been a busy time in the Exporta production centre this year. In the summer we installed our new in-house […]
Video | A Day in the Life of the Warehouse Ep1
14/10/22
Exporta Launches Plastic Pallet Recycling ‘Buy-Back’ Initiative
11/10/22
We’re passionate about recycling plastic pallets to ensure the material is used in a sustainable manner that avoids it being […]
Video | Roll Containers
10/10/22
Pallet Collar Grades at Exporta
6/10/22
At Exporta we have three pallet collar grades available. Premium, Industrial and Eco. Pallet Collars offer the ultimate product protection. […]
Video | Stack Nest Crates
29/09/22
How Versatile are Euro Containers?
27/09/22
Euro Containers are a versatile storage box, sometimes called a Eurobox or Euro bins. Ideal for storing and moving products, […]
Video | Attached Lid Containers (ALC)
21/09/22
Video | How Does a Dunnage Air Bag Work?
29/08/22
How do Exporta products and services support British manufacturing?
26/08/22
There has been a recent increase of large UK businesses moving their manufacturing process back to the UK due to […]
Video | New Technology at Exporta
23/08/22
Asset Tracking Solutions – Which One Is Right for You?
22/08/22
Getting packages from A to B, safely and securely is what we are all about at Exporta. Our products are […]
Video | Custom Pallet Case Study
18/08/22
Auditel help Exporta, strategically execute their commitment to Sustainability and Net Zero
16/08/22
Exporta’s vision is to be the best company to work for, buy from and sell to. Through working with Auditel […]
Customised Roll Cage
15/08/22
The Customer A company that specialises in automation in the healthcare industry as well as digitalized NHS services. The Brief […]
Video | Collapsible Pallet Boxes
11/08/22
Why Branding is Key to Returnable Transport Packaging
2/08/22
The important factor of returnable packaging is that is works as part of a loop system or circular economy, something […]
New Technology to Support Your Operation
25/07/22
It’s a busy time in the Exporta production centre this July. We’re excited to announce that we have just installed […]
Exporta | Folding-Crates Video
19/07/22
How Changing Your Pallet Can Reduce Your Fuel Costs
14/07/22
We’re all trying to make more efficiencies in our lives. Time efficiencies, energy efficiencies and now with rising fuel costs, […]
Exporta Adds New Innovative Storage Solution to Container Range
6/07/22
Over the years, we have built up a wide range of crate and container options tailored to our customer’s needs. […]
How Load Securing Can Save Your Opertaion Money
30/06/22
Just as having air bags in your car is essential, protecting your goods in transport should also be a top […]
How Secure are Anti-Slip Plastic Pallets?
24/06/22
There are a lot of misconceptions about plastic pallets. They can’t be recycled (they can), they are not as durable […]
Glossary: Storage and Pallet Box Terms You Should Know in 2022
16/06/22
Pallet Box A pallet box is a highly durable, quality plastic container. These are versatile products that can be used […]
With the timber market facing uncertainty, there’s never been a better time to switch to Plastic Pallets
7/06/22
There are currently some well documented issues facing the European timber market. For pallet users, sourcing a pallet is becoming […]
Pallet Size Guide 2022
1/06/22
You might have noticed that there are a wide range of pallet sizes available. However, there are thankfully not as […]
Looking for Customised Pallet Boxes?
24/05/22
Did you know that here at Exporta, not only do we supply a great range of Pallet Boxes, but we […]
The Rise of Returnable Packaging
18/05/22
At the end 2021, we highlighted reusable and returnable packaging as a trend we would see increase in 2022. With […]
Automation Pallets: Why Choose Plastic Over Wood
11/05/22
What automation pallet is best? Many companies nowadays are looking to make things quicker, smoother, and more efficient. They want […]
Exporta is Stocked and Ready to Support Your Business
26/04/22
We have more than 150,000 products in stock and ready to ship to you next day! We’re proud to be […]
Plastic Pallets: Frequently Asked Questions
14/04/22
Being experts in pallets, with over 150 years combined experience, there are plastic pallet questions that come up time and […]
Exporta Launches New Range of Roll Containers
5/04/22
Sometimes called a roll container, roll trolley, roll pallet or cage trolley. These containers are hugely versatile and are a […]
What is the Plastic Packaging Tax 2022?
29/03/22
In 2021, the UK Government published details of a new plastic packaging tax (PPT) that would come into effect from […]
What is The Lifetime Value of a Plastic Pallet?
21/03/22
What is the lifetime value of a plastic pallet? It’s a question that comes up time and time again. If […]
What is a Dunnage Air Bag?
8/03/22
At Exporta, we have a lot of self-explanatory products. Products such as plastic pallets, ratchet straps, crates… basically items that […]
Plastic Pallet Buying Guide 2022
1/03/22
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PLASTIC PALLETS Many businesses are switching from traditional wooden pallets to plastic pallets with […]
14 Storage Container Terms to Know in 2022
22/02/22
Do you know your storage containers from your storage boxes? Is there a difference between an ALC and a Tote […]
How Much Does a Plastic Pallet Cost?
15/02/22
The short answer, it depends. To understand how much you’ll need to spend to switch to using a plastic pallet, […]
Plastic Pallet Case Study – CF Stead
7/02/22
Plastic Pallet Case Study – Brandaeur
7/02/22
Exporta | Move It – Store It – Secure It
7/02/22
PALLET RACKING DESIGN & FIT-OUT IN PETERHEAD
20/01/22
The Problem In this scenario, the client was only using the available floor space in one of their warehouses for […]
Logistics & Supply Chain Trends For 2022
20/01/22
It’s that time of year, when we reflect on the year gone by and what’s to come. We know the […]
How and where can I find a good plastic pallet supplier?
18/01/22
With hundreds of plastic pallets on the market, an experienced plastic pallet supplier will help you choose the right pallet […]
Wooden pallets vs plastic pallets
14/12/21
Wood has long been the material of choice for pallets. Now, plastic is a strong rival and sustainable alternative for […]
Pallet Selector Tool
10/12/21
Choosing the right pallet for your company
11/11/21
Making sure you choose the right pallet for your company’s requirements is crucial. The right pallets help you optimise space, […]
5 ways to improve supply chain sustainability
13/10/21
Developing a sustainable supply chain has become a priority for many businesses when it comes to fulfilling environmental responsibility. Sourcing, […]
5 reasons why plastic pallets are sustainable
29/09/21
The word ‘plastic’ is often automatically associated with being bad for the environment. Naturally, your assumption might be that wooden […]
Euro pallet vs standard pallet: What is the difference?
11/08/21
Pallets are an efficient product handling solution that eliminates logistical issues involved when moving items safely and securely. Pallets allow […]
What are pallet collars and why should you use them?
7/07/21
Pallets are a popular method of safely and securely handling products. Whether wooden or plastic, pallets are used to transport, […]
ARE YOU READY TO MOVE ONLINE?
25/05/21
Are You Ready To Move Online? Even before March 2020, many businesses were starting to move from traditional retailing to […]
THE RISE OF VERTICAL FARMING
16/05/21
As reported by Farmers Weekly magazine, vertical farming is seeing a growth in popularity in the UK. What is vertical farming? Vertical […]
NEW RANGE OF STACKING TOTE BOXES
5/05/21
New for 2021, Exporta is introducing our range of Blue Stacking Totes. You also may know them as Stack Nest […]
EXPORTA PROVIDES ‘SAME DAY’ DELIVERY FOR LEADING FOOD INDUSTRY COMPANY
22/04/21
At Exporta we pride ourselves on our commitment to next day delivery on stock items, it’s an aspect of our […]
7 REASONS WHY PLASTIC PALLETS ARE BETTER THAN TIMBER – AND CHEAPER
20/04/21
Timber has traditionally been the material of choice for pallets, but that could be about to change as more users […]
EXPORTA CREATES A CUSTOM PALLET BOX SOLUTION FOR A LEADING SUBSEA ENGINEERING COMPANY
10/03/21
At Exporta, we strive to provide solutions that are tailored specifically to our customer’s needs. Sometimes one of our stock […]
EXPORTA’S TOP 5 BENEFITS OF ALC’S
22/02/21
Attached Lid Containers, or Tote Boxes, are heavy duty plastic boxes with hinged lids. These are used in a variety […]
EXPORTA’S ENVIRONMENTAL PLANS FOR 2021
19/01/21
Being an environmentally conscious and sustainable thinking company is just as important to us as our business values, customer service […]
ISPM15 – WHY NOW IS THE RIGHT TIME TO SWITCH FROM WOOD TO PLASTIC PALLETS
5/01/21
At the start of the New Year everyone is making resolutions and looking forward to a better year ahead. At […]
BESPOKE SIZED POLY-CRATES FOR CONVATEC
12/11/20
Recently, ConvaTec, a leading UK company in medical products and technologies, came to us with a problem. They had changed […]
GRAVITY FED RACKING
15/10/20
The Brief Marley Alutec, The UK leader in innovative aluminium guttering, rainwater drainage and eaves solutions, contacted Exporta looking for […]
EXPORTA LAUNCHES NEW RANGE OF RECYCLED EURO CRATES AND EXTENDS ITS EURO CRATE RANGE
3/09/20
Exporta has increased and extended its range of Euro Crates. Introducing three new sizes and Black Recycled Euro crates, unique […]
PUSH BACK AND ADJUSTABLE PALLET RACKING PROJECT
16/08/20
The Brief To maximise the pallet storage capacity within a relatively confined space. Introduction The supply and installation of push […]
PLASTIC PALLETS – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW
1/07/20
Here at Exporta, we’re experts in plastic pallets. To help pass our knowledge to our customers and explain the many […]
AUTOMATION PALLETS – WOODEN OR PLASTIC?
12/03/20
Why should I choose a Plastic Pallet for my automated system? Many companies nowadays are looking to make things quicker, […]
FRUIT AND VEGETABLE GROWERS MOVING AWAY FROM WOODEN CRATES TO CLEAN, LIGHTWEIGHT AND DURABLE PLASTIC CRATES
4/03/20
Our Head of eCommerce and Fulfillment Don Marshall spoke to Fresh Plaza last month about our range, Plastic is not […]
EXPORTA CASE STUDY – RACKING & STORAGE SYSTEM
20/02/20
Location London Size of Space 1,000 sq. ft. Timeframe 2 weeks Introducing The fit out of a new warehouse for […]
EXPORTA CASE STUDY – MEZZANINE FLOOR LONDON
27/01/20
The Brief Year: 2019 Location: London Size of Space: 3,000 sq. ft. Timeframe: 2 Weeks Introduction A new mezzanine floor system for a construction […]