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phs Teacrate's Leading Service in Ipswich

As the leading service provider for crates, handling equipment, and packaging products, we move over 9 million crates every year, offering support to industries such as removals and storage, food processing and distribution, retail, and fit-out companies. This establishes us as the market-leading crate rental service provider across the UK.

Our Dedicated Service in Ipswich

With our experienced sales, account management, and customer support teams, we deliver an industry-leading service that guarantees customer satisfaction, boasting a track record of 99%+ customer satisfaction scores. Our team provides expert knowledge and tailored advice to meet our customers' needs in Ipswich.

Understanding the unique requirements of our customers in Ipswich, we assist them in finding the perfect crate size and type to suit their specific needs, ensuring timely deliveries. Our standard delivery option ensures next working day delivery to any location within Ipswich. With a robust operational infrastructure comprising over 100 staff members and a fleet of 29 vehicles, we offer efficient and reliable delivery services throughout the city. Additionally, our strategically located depots in Ipswich facilitate easy customer collections.

Innovation at phs Teacrate, Ipswich

To elevate our service quality, we've introduced a unique bar coding technology, ensuring seamless product tracking from the initial delivery to the final collection. With comprehensive management reporting now available, crate tracking couldn't be simpler.

Benefit from round-the-clock full support via Cratelink, our market-leading online crate management system. This empowers you to amend orders, specify deliveries or collections, access historical data, and produce reports, all available 24 hours a day for your convenience.

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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 Ipswich and beyond.

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Fun Facts about Ipswich

1. Ancient Roots

Ipswich, located in Suffolk, England, is one of the oldest towns in the country, with a history stretching back to the Anglo-Saxon era. It was a significant trading port during the Middle Ages and retains much of its historical charm.

2. England's First Recorded Town

Ipswich holds the title of being the first recorded town in England, mentioned in historical texts dating back to the early 7th century. Its early prominence was due to its strategic location on the River Orwell.

3. Waterfront Revitalization

The Ipswich Waterfront has undergone significant revitalization in recent years. Former industrial buildings have been converted into modern apartments, and the area is now a vibrant hub with restaurants, bars, and cultural venues.

4. A Hub for Maritime Heritage

Ipswich has a rich maritime heritage, and the Ipswich Waterfront is lined with historic vessels. The town's connection to sailing and shipbuilding is celebrated through events like the Ipswich Maritime Festival.

5. Home to the Willis Building

Designed by renowned architect Norman Foster, the Willis Building in Ipswich is an iconic example of modernist architecture. Completed in 1975, it is considered one of the most significant post-war office buildings in the UK.

6. Thomas Wolsey's Birthplace

Ipswich is the birthplace of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, an influential figure in the court of King Henry VIII. Wolsey was a statesman, diplomat, and powerful church figure during the early 16th century.

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7. Ipswich Town Football Club

Ipswich Town FC, affectionately known as the Tractor Boys, is a professional football club based in Ipswich. The club has a proud history, including winning the FA Cup in 1978 and the UEFA Cup in 1981.

8. A Legacy of Wool Trade

During the medieval period, Ipswich was a major center for the wool trade, contributing significantly to the town's wealth and prosperity.

9. A Town of Public Parks

Ipswich is known for its numerous public parks and green spaces, providing residents and visitors with beautiful places to relax, play, and enjoy nature. Christchurch Park is one of the most popular and picturesque parks in the town.

10. Ipswich Museum and Art Gallery

The Ipswich Museum and Art Gallery, established in 1846, houses an impressive collection of art, archaeology, and natural history exhibits. It is a great place for visitors to learn about the town's heritage and culture.