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phs Teacrate stands at the forefront as the premier provider of crates, handling equipment, and packaging products. Managing over 9 million crates annually, we provide essential support to industries including removals and storage, food processing and distribution, retail, and fit-out companies. This solidifies our position as the leading crate rental service provider across the UK.

Our Dedicated Service in Derby

In Derby, our commitment to excellence shines through, driven by our experienced sales, account management, and customer support teams. Our impressive track record boasts consistently high customer satisfaction scores of 99% and above, highlighting our team's ability to provide expert knowledge and tailored guidance, perfectly aligned with the unique needs of our Derby-based customers.

We fully comprehend the distinct requirements of our Derby clientele, offering our expertise to help them identify the ideal crate size and type while ensuring punctual deliveries. Our standard delivery service guarantees next-day arrival to any Derby location. Our robust operational infrastructure includes a team of over 100 staff members and a fleet of 29 vehicles, ensuring that we provide efficient and dependable delivery services throughout the city. Furthermore, our strategically positioned depots in Derby make customer collections a seamless experience.

Innovation at phs Teacrate, Derby

In Derby, phs Teacrate has introduced an innovative barcoding technology to elevate our service quality. This system ensures the seamless tracking of your products, from their initial delivery to their final collection. Complementing this technology is an array of management reporting options, simplifying the tracking of your crates.

Experience round-the-clock support in Derby through Cratelink, our market-leading online crate management system. With Cratelink, you have the flexibility to modify orders, specify deliveries or collections, access historical data, and generate comprehensive reports - all at your disposal, 24 hours a day, to cater to your Derby-specific needs.

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Our products

With crate capacities ranging from 25 to 165 litres, no job is too big or too small for phs Teacrate. We serve the needs of households and businesses undertaking home or office moves, re-organisations, refurbishments or complete relocations.

We offer rental and outright purchase options and complimentary custom logo branding. Our crates are manufactured with phs Teacrate owned equipment, from tough polypropylene and provide a high level of protection for contents. They may be stacked when full and nested when empty for space saving. All our crates are 100% recyclable at the end of their life, therefore fully adhering to the waste framework directive and helping the environment.

We have a wide range of RTP products to meet the requirements of the food and retails sectors as well as logistics operations across a range of industries. Our products include bale arm crates, plastic pallets and pallet boxes.  We also offer a full wash service where we collect, clean and return your food crates ready to use. We have the capacity to wash up to 400,000 crates every week.

Our accreditations

At phs Teacrate we are an Investor in People, a member of the British Association of Removers and holders of ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14000.

phs Teacrate are part of the phs Group, the leading UK workplace services provider.

phs Teacrate is dedicated to delivering exceptional crate rental services in Derby and beyond.

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Fun Facts about Derby

1. Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution

Derby played a significant role in the Industrial Revolution and was the birthplace of the first modern factory, built by Sir Richard Arkwright in the 18th century.

2. Home of the First Commercial Railway

Derby was home to the world's first commercial railway line, the Derby to Nottingham line, which opened in 1839.

3. Rolls-Royce Connection

Derby has a long-standing association with Rolls-Royce, where the famous engineering company was established in 1906. It continues to be a major employer in the city.

4. The Derby Ram Legend

The city's folklore includes the legend of the Derby Ram, a mythical giant ram that is said to have terrorized the area until it was captured.

5. Pride Park Stadium

Derby is home to Pride Park Stadium, the impressive home ground of Derby County FC, a well-known football club with a rich history.

6. Joseph Wright of Derby

The city is famous for being the birthplace of the prominent 18th-century artist, Joseph Wright, known for his stunning portraits and historical paintings.

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7. The Silk Mill

Derby's Silk Mill, also known as the Derby Museum of Industry and History, is one of the oldest surviving factories in the world and a symbol of the city's industrial heritage.

8. Quad Arts Centre

Derby boasts Quad, an innovative arts center that offers film screenings, exhibitions, workshops, and cultural events for all ages.

9. The Derwent River

The River Derwent flows through Derby, providing picturesque landscapes and opportunities for boating and other water-based activities.

10. Cathedral Quarter

Derby's Cathedral Quarter is a charming area filled with historic buildings, boutique shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions, making it a popular destination for locals and visitors alike.