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Unit 9, Stakehill Industrial Estate, Touchet Hall Rd, Middleton, Manchester M24 2RW

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With an annual handling of over 9 million crates, we stand at the forefront as the prime provider of crates, equipment, and packaging products. We cater to a multitude of industries, encompassing removals, storage, food processing, distribution, retail, and fit-out businesses, solidifying our stature as the supreme crate rental service across the UK market.

Committed Services in Manchester

Leveraging our adept sales, account management, and customer support teams, we deliver a service that sets the industry standard, ensuring utmost customer contentment. Our proven track record boasts consistently high customer satisfaction scores exceeding 99%, with our team's proficiency in offering tailored guidance and insights to meet individual customer requisites.

Acknowledging the distinctive demands of our Manchester-based clientele, we facilitate the discovery of the ideal crate size and type tailored to their specific needs, while guaranteeing punctual deliveries. Our standard delivery option ensures next-day arrival to any Manchester location. Fortified by an operational framework of over 100 dedicated staff members and a fleet of 29 vehicles, we ensure efficient and dependable delivery services throughout the city. Moreover, our strategically positioned depots in Manchester provide effortless customer collections.

Innovation at phs Teacrate, Manchester

In elevating our service excellence, we have crafted an exclusive barcode technology. This innovation facilitates effortless product tracking throughout the entire journey, starting from the initial delivery and culminating in the final collection. Supported by an array of comprehensive management reports, this system ensures a streamlined and hassle-free process for tracking your crates.

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.

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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 Manchester and beyond.

Fun Facts about Manchester

1. Industrial Revolution Hub

Manchester was at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution, serving as a crucial industrial and manufacturing center during the 18th and 19th centuries.

2. Football Capital

Manchester is widely regarded as the football capital of England. The city is home to two major football clubs, Manchester United and Manchester City, which have a passionate rivalry and a global following.

3. Music Legends

Manchester has a rich musical heritage, producing iconic bands and artists. Legendary bands like The Smiths, Oasis, and Joy Division originated from Manchester, contributing to the city's influential music scene.

4. Cottonopolis

During the 19th century, Manchester was known as "Cottonopolis" due to its dominance in the cotton textile industry. The city played a significant role in the global cotton trade.

5. The Bee Symbol

The worker bee is an enduring symbol of Manchester. It represents the city's industriousness and resilience, dating back to the Industrial Revolution era. You can spot the bee motif throughout the city, including on its famous mosaic-covered bins.

6. Rich Architectural Heritage

Manchester features a blend of architectural styles, ranging from medieval structures to modern skyscrapers. Iconic landmarks include the neo-Gothic Manchester Town Hall and the futuristic Beetham Tower.

m7. The Curry Mile

Manchester's Curry Mile, located on Wilmslow Road, is a vibrant stretch known for its numerous South Asian restaurants, shops, and cultural events. It's a popular destination for those seeking delicious and authentic Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi cuisine.

8. The Hacienda Club

The Hacienda was a legendary nightclub that played a pivotal role in Manchester's music and cultural scene during the 1980s and 1990s. It became a symbol of the city's vibrant nightlife and helped shape the emergence of the "Madchester" music scene.

9. The Manchester Ship Canal

The Manchester Ship Canal, completed in 1894, connects Manchester to the Irish Sea. It was an ambitious engineering project that transformed the city into an inland port and boosted its trade and industrial capabilities.

10. Museums and Galleries

Manchester is home to a wealth of museums and galleries, showcasing art, history, and science. The notable ones include the Manchester Museum, the Science and Industry Museum, and the Whitworth Art Gallery.