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  • The changing shape of warehouse automation

    Steve Penney, Key Account Manager at examines the latest predictions for the warehouse automation market and how storage solutions are evolving to meet the sector’s needs. "In my 31 years working in the logistics sector, warehouses have evolved massively. Although their primary purpose remains the same – storage – the simple warehouse that was once a small part of the supply chain no longer exists. In the last decade alone, warehouses have been relied on to handle an increasing number of tasks, and these tasks are becoming ever more complex. With this complexity has come the need to automate; to perform these tasks with greater efficiency, accuracy and more cost-effectively than before..."
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  • The Logistical Challenges of Transporting the Vaccine

    The UK has secured 40 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, which must be stored at -70C to ensure optimum efficacy, but how do you ensure the safe transportation of the one thing that could put an end to the global pandemic?
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  • Lockdown 3: How we are keeping the wheels turning

    Despite the third lockdown and Brexit, are committed to keeping supply chains moving. The first 2021 trailer load of pallets arrived today, January 6th despite Brexit and new EU laws and despite COVID-19.
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  • Consider your shipping platform of choice warns following massive timber pallet price hike

    As pressures on the availability and price of timber continue into the New Year, UK wood packaging and pallet suppliers have been forced to increase the price of new wooden pallets by as much as 18% from 8th January 2021.
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  • Season's Greetings from all of us at

    As the year draws to a close we wanted to wish you all a very merry festive period and a happy new year.
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  • Plastic pallet experts power into 2021

    December is a time when we reflect on the year gone by; and this year will certainly be remembered for more reasons than one! In terms of writing history, 2020 will be forever remembered as the year that Coronavirus shook the nation, and a year dominated by Brexit headlines over whether or not the UK will secure a trade deal with the EU.
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  • The Christmas (and Brexit) Countdown has started!

    With Brexit looming, we have had a lot of enquiries and orders from companies who are looking to make the switch from wooden pallets to plastic pallets in order to ensure that their supply chain is not going to be interrupted by the UK's exit from Europe. As if Brexit wasn't enough, there is also a wood shortage, which has had a knock on effect for wooden pallet supply and demand.
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  • Plastic export pallet sales soar as wooden pallets face yet another hurdle has reported a surge in plastic pallet sales for exports since September, with sales up 20% in comparison to the same period last year. Jim Hardisty, Managing Director of, said: “We’ve seen real positive growth these past few months. Enquiries for plastic pallets are up 30% overall; most of these are export related, which has increased our sales of nestable and entry level pallets.
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  • Marketing support when you need it most!

    Jim Hardisty, Managing Director of, explains: “Marketing support to us is an essential part of our business strategy. Where some businesses have an in-house marketing team, we chose to outsource ours some 10 years ago and we find this works best for us.
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