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  • Plastic Pallet Sizes - what's right for you?

    There are so many factors to consider when finding the right plastic pallet size for you. Here we give you some food for thought on what is right for you.
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  • Plastic Pallets + Robots = Improved Productivity

    Advances in robotics, like improvements in sensing and gripping technology, also means that robots are now able to take care of even the most intricate and delicate of tasks which was once unthinkable. Jim Hardisty, MD of, explains how together plastic pallets and robotic automation can help improve efficiency, consistency and productivity in the manufacturing sector.
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  • New plastic pallets for New Forest Fruit

    British strawberry picking season has got off to a great start for specialist growers New Forest Fruit thanks to a delivery of 1200 plastic pallets from – The Responsible Plastic Pallet Company.
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  • How nestable pallets in racking can transform your warehouse space

    Whilst unsold goods are piling up in warehouses as the coronavirus crisis cripples consumption, the apparent shortage of wooden pallets is forcing businesses to look for alternative solutions for storing and shipping their goods. According to, The Responsible Plastic Pallet Company, using nestable plastic pallets in racking could be one option. MD Jim Hardisty explains.
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  • Why RTP has a promising future

    Jim Hardisty, MD of – The Responsible Plastic Pallet Company – explains why increasing environmental concerns in the food and drink sector points to a promising future for reusable transit packaging. According to the World Economic Forum only 14% of plastic packaging is recycled, resulting in a loss of $80 billion to $120 billion per year to the global economy. The culprit here is single-use packaging which, until recently, was favoured by consumers for its convenience and by manufacturers alike for its ability to reduce shipping costs.
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  • Give plastics the credit it deserves

    Until recently plastic packaging has been perceived almost exclusively as waste. Despite the ecological advantages of using plastic over other materials, the big plastic debate focused little on the benefits of use. Instead we were overwhelmed with stories of how single-use plastics were damaging to the environment.
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  • Plastic pallet partnership celebrates a decade

    This year marks a decade since – The Responsible Plastic Pallet Company signed an exclusivity agreement with Q-Pall BV – the plastic pallet producer, to become the sole UK distributor of its entire range of plastic pallets. Now 10 years on, Managing Director of, Jim Hardisty explains what makes this a special plastic pallet partnership, shares those products that have had the biggest impact on the UK market, and predicts what the future holds.
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  • Essential supply chain heroes - The plastic pallets making a difference!

    Another week, another truck leaves to deliver plastic pallets and MORE pallets are arriving daily! Our key focus, amid the Coronavirus crisis, is to ensure that our customers have the right plastic pallets and boxes to get essential food and medicines to where it needs to go.
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  • Growth in agribusiness sales for bi-colour stack and nest crates

    As agribusinesses gear up for the next picking season, has experienced a rise in demand for its bi-colour stack and nest crates which the company launched last spring.
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