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All of the latest news from The Original Plastic Pallets Experts. Whether it is how Brexit is effecting import and export, the impact of automation on retail and manufacturing or what's new with Goplasticpallets.com - find it all here.


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  • The Responsible Euro Pallet

    We are currently talking to a lot of businesses about making the switch from wooden pallets to plastic pallets. With the wood shortage raging on and the post Brexit regulations on ISPM15 heat treatment challenging efforts to keep supply chains moving in and out of Europe, businesses are looking for alternatives to the wooden euro pallet.
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  • Plastic Pallets, Birds of Prey and Reaching Mars...Why 2001 was a Year to Remember!

    Take yourself back 20 years to the year 2001. The year Apple introduced its first ever iPod, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was the biggest movie blockbuster, Will & Grace was the top sitcom and a pint of milk cost just 36p! For plastic pallet experts Goplasticpallets.com, 2001 was the year we were founded but it also marked an industry first – as we were the first (and only) wooden pallet supplier to successfully transition to plastic pallets. 20 years on, we’re reflecting on how far we’ve come and looking back at some of the other great UK achievements from 2001!
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  • Our range of Folding Large Containers just got larger - but are still optimising your valuable space!

    Folding large containers (FLCs) are designed to optimise your supply chain; protecting the cargo they are carrying, saving space and reducing transportation costs by folding flat when empty.
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  • Biennial recycling scheme stats reinforce the longevity of plastic pallets

    Two years after launching its pioneering plastic pallet recycling scheme, Goplasticpallets.com – The Responsible Plastic Pallet Company has revealed some interesting statistics that reinforce the longevity of its recyclable plastic pallets! Since launching the scheme in February 2019, Goplasticpallets.com has received tremendous support and praise from its customers for being the first plastic pallet supplier to act on recycling unused and retired plastic pallets and boxes. Yet uptake to the scheme remains relatively low, at just 0.56% of the company’s customer base.
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  • Are you still using cardboard? Think outside the box!

    Lockdown and Brexit have contributed to a shortage of cardboard boxes, which has seen retailers being forced to find alternatives to their usual packaging material. Increases in home shopping driven by lockdown has meant a dramatic increase in online ordering, which has then had a knock on effect in the demand for cardboard packaging. Add Brexit into the mix and you have the perfect storm. We've seen a huge surge in enquiries from companies looking for alternatives to the usual cardboard boxes.
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  • PM Boris Johnson spotted with our Plastic Pallets!

    Boris was recently pictured on Sky News at a pharmaceutical production site with plastic pallets from Goplasticpallets.com in the background. This pallet has been trusted with transporting one of the vital ingredients that make up the second COVID-19 vaccine.
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  • Plastic pallets and the Covid response

    Jim Hardisty explores the logistical challenges of distributing the Covid vaccine, how Goplasticpallets.com has been supporting the Covid response and why selecting the right pallet for your application is crucial.
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  • Plastic pallets support COVID response across the globe

    Plastic pallets from UK market leader Goplasticpallets.com were recently given one of their most important tasks to date – supporting the production of the second COVID-19 vaccine across several continents. Goplasticpallets.com was approached in October by a leading international pharmaceutical provider with an urgent request for a plastic Euro pallet on five runners. This is not a standard plastic pallet, in fact the specification is very rare, however not too rare for the UK’s plastic pallet experts!
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  • January: It's a numbers game!

    As January draws to a close, we wanted to reflect on all that we have accomplished, despite COVID and Brexit. It's been a busy month, but here it is in numbers.
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