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Maximising efficiency and hygiene: How rental crates support events and catering businesses

In the fast-paced world of events and catering, where every detail matters, efficiency and hygiene are paramount. One often overlooked yet crucial aspect that significantly contributes to achieving these goals is the strategic use of rental crates. These versatile containers – including food trays, plastic food trays, food pallets and food crates – play a pivotal role in streamlining operations, maintaining hygiene standards and ensuring the safe transportation of goods. Not only are they, of course, optimal containers for transporting and moving food, but they play a key role in maintaining hygiene and food safety standards, as well as contributing towards increasing both streamlined processes and environmental sustainability.

In this comprehensive guide, we'll delve into how phs Teacrate’s comprehensive range of rental crates support events and catering businesses, offering practical advice and insights to enhance efficiency and hygiene practices.


Streamlining operations with food crates and food trays


At phs Teacrate we pride ourselves on offering an extensive selection of plastic crate products, cardboard boxes and packaging accessories tailored for both business and household use.

From facilitating seamless removals and storage to supporting food processing, retail and logistics operations, our versatile range of products is designed to meet diverse needs. Additionally, we provide a comprehensive solution service – including handling equipment and packaging materials – to ensure a hassle-free experience for our customers.

Rental crates like plastic trays for food offer numerous benefits for events and catering businesses:


Efficient storage

From plastic trays for food to food pallets, we provide stackable storage solutions – optimising space in warehouses and kitchens. By utilising vertical space effectively, businesses can store a larger quantity of goods without sacrificing valuable floor space.


Easy transportation

Plastic food trays and crates are designed for easy handling, allowing for swift and safe transportation of goods from one location to another. Their lightweight yet durable construction ensures that items can be moved efficiently without the risk of damage or breakage.


Customisable configurations

Many rental crate services offer customisable options to fit specific needs, such as adjustable dividers for food trays. This flexibility enables businesses to organise and transport various food items securely, reducing the risk of spills or contamination during transit.



phs food pallets and crates are made from sturdy materials to ensure that when you’re transporting or moving food items, the risk of breakage or contamination is minimal. Their robust construction withstands the rigours of handling and transportation, providing our clients with reliable solutions for moving food.


Maintaining Hygiene Standards – even while moving food


Hygiene is of utmost importance in the events and catering industry, and rental crates play a crucial role in upholding these standards. phs rental crates are easy to clean, regulation-compliant, and provide brilliant hygienic storage solutions.


Easy to clean

Our plastic food trays and crates are designed for easy cleaning and sanitisation, reducing the risk of bacterial contamination. Their smooth surfaces and seamless designs facilitate thorough cleaning, ensuring that food items remain safe and hygienic throughout their journey through your supply chain.


Hygienic storage

To ensure that food items remain safe and hygienic during storage and transportation, our rental crates have smooth surfaces and seamless designs to prevent the accumulation of dirt and bacteria. By minimising potential sources of contamination, we make sure our clients maintain high standards of hygiene and food safety.


Compliance with regulations

Utilising rental crates that meet industry standards for hygiene and food safety helps events and catering businesses comply with regulatory requirements. By choosing reputable rental crate services that prioritise hygiene and quality, businesses can demonstrate their commitment to maintaining safe and hygienic practices.


Enhancing food safety

phs Teacrate products contribute to maintaining food safety not only on our clients’ premises but throughout their whole supply chain.


Temperature control

Some rental crate services offer insulated options for food crates, helping to maintain optimal temperatures during transportation, crucial for perishable food items. By controlling temperature fluctuations, businesses can minimise the risk of spoilage and ensure that food items remain fresh and safe for consumption.


Secure packaging

Food trays and plastic food trays with secure lids or covers prevent contamination and ensure that food items reach their destination safely. By securely packaging food items, businesses can minimise the risk of exposure to external contaminants during transportation, safeguarding the quality and integrity of the products.


Reduced risk of damage

Sturdy food pallets and crates minimise the risk of damage to food items during transportation, preserving their quality and integrity. By providing a stable and secure environment for goods, rental crates help businesses mitigate the risk of product damage and minimise food wastage.


Environmental sustainability


In addition to operational efficiency and hygiene, rental crates also support environmental sustainability:


Reusable solutions

Rental crates are designed for multiple uses, reducing the need for single-use packaging and minimising waste. By opting for reusable solutions, businesses can minimise their environmental impact and contribute to a more sustainable future.


Recyclable materials

Many rental crate services use recyclable materials for their products, promoting environmental responsibility within the events and catering industry. By choosing rental crates made from recyclable materials, businesses can support the circular economy and reduce their carbon footprint.


Reduced carbon footprint

By opting for rental crates instead of single-use packaging, events and catering businesses can significantly reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to a more sustainable future for the industry. By prioritising environmental sustainability, businesses can demonstrate their commitment to responsible business practices and attract environmentally conscious customers.


Maximising efficiency and hygiene with phs rental crates


At phs, we understand the unique needs of events and catering businesses, offering a wide range of rental crates to support your operations. Get in touch today to learn more about how our rental crates can support your operations and maximise efficiency and hygiene in your business.

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