At the forefront of the industry, phs Teacrate stands tall as the leading service provider for crates, handling equipment, and packaging products. Our annual movement of over 9 million crates fuels various sectors, including removals and storage, food processing and distribution, as well as retail and fit-out companies. This extensive reach solidifies our position as the premier crate rental service provider in the UK market.
Devoted Service in Kent
Our commitment to excellence is embodied in the experienced sales, account management, and customer support teams that form the backbone of our operations. This industry-leading service guarantees customer satisfaction, as evident from our remarkable track record boasting customer satisfaction scores exceeding 99%. Our dedicated team imparts expert knowledge and tailored advice to meet the unique needs of each customer.
Recognizing the distinctive demands of our Kent-based clientele, we go the extra mile to ensure their expectations are exceeded. Guiding them to discover the optimal crate size and type for their specific needs, we stand by our commitment to punctual deliveries. Our standard delivery service ensures that any location within Kent receives their order the next working day. Anchored by a robust operational framework comprising a staff of over 100 and a fleet of 29 vehicles, we deliver efficiency and reliability across the city. Our strategically positioned depots in Kent further facilitate convenient customer collections.
Innovation at phs Teacrate, Kent
In our continuous pursuit of elevating service excellence, we've harnessed the power of a distinctive barcode technology. This innovative system ensures a fluid, uninterrupted tracking journey for your products, seamlessly bridging the gap between their initial delivery and their ultimate collection. And with a wealth of comprehensive management reports now at your disposal, the process of monitoring your crates has been streamlined to its simplest and most intuitive form.
phs Teacrate gives you full support 24 hours a day via Cratelink, a market leading online crate management system. This allows you to amend an order, specify deliveries or collection, access historical information and produce reports.
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.
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 Kent and beyond.
Fun Facts about Kent
1. Garden of England
Kent is known as the "Garden of England" due to its abundance of orchards, vineyards, and hop gardens. The county is famous for producing delicious fruits, including apples, cherries, and strawberries.
2. White Cliffs of Dover
The iconic White Cliffs of Dover are located in Kent. These stunning chalk cliffs have become a symbol of England and are a popular tourist attraction, offering breathtaking views of the English Channel.
3. Birthplace of Charles Dickens
Kent is the birthplace of the renowned author Charles Dickens. He spent his early years in the county, and many of his works, such as "Great Expectations" and "A Tale of Two Cities," feature Kent as a backdrop.
4. Canterbury Cathedral
Canterbury Cathedral, located in the city of Canterbury, is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
5. Oast Houses and Hop Pickers
Traditional oast houses, used for drying hops, are a distinctive feature of Kent's countryside. In the past, during the hop-picking season, families from London would travel to Kent to work in the hop fields, creating a unique cultural exchange.
6. Historic Castles
Kent boasts a wealth of historic castles, including Leeds Castle, Dover Castle, and Hever Castle. These magnificent fortresses offer a glimpse into England's rich history and provide visitors with a chance to explore their grand architecture.
7. Chatham Dockyard
Chatham Dockyard, located on the River Medway, played a vital role in the development of the British Royal Navy. It was once one of the world's most significant naval shipbuilding and repair facilities.
8. Bluewater Shopping Centre
Bluewater, situated in Kent, is one of the largest shopping centers in Europe. It features an extensive range of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, making it a popular destination for both locals and tourists.
9. Folkestone Triennial
Every three years, Folkestone hosts the Folkestone Triennial, an internationally acclaimed art festival. The event showcases a wide range of contemporary art installations and exhibitions throughout the town.
10. Romney Marsh
Romney Marsh is a unique area of wetland in Kent. It is known for its diverse wildlife, picturesque landscapes, and charming villages. The marshes have inspired numerous artists and writers over the years.