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As the leading service provider for crates, handling equipment, and packaging products, phs Teacrate excels in Northampton. Handling over 9 million crates annually, we provide essential support to industries such as removals and storage, food processing and distribution, retail, and fit-out companies, establishing us as the UK's premier crate rental service.

Our Dedicated Service in Northampton

With our skilled sales, account management, and customer support teams, we deliver an industry-leading service that ensures unparalleled customer satisfaction. Our track record boasts 99%+ customer satisfaction scores, and our team provides expert knowledge and tailored advice to meet the unique needs of our Northampton customers.

We comprehend the distinct requirements of our Northampton customers, assisting them in finding the perfect crate size and type for their specific needs, all with a guarantee of timely deliveries. Our standard delivery option ensures next working day delivery to any location within Northampton. Equipped with over 100 staff members and a fleet of 29 vehicles, our robust operational infrastructure enables efficient and reliable delivery services throughout the city. Additionally, our strategically located depots in Northampton facilitate easy customer collections, delivering a seamless experience from start to finish.

Innovation at phs Teacrate, Northampton

To elevate our service quality, we have pioneered a unique bar coding technology. This cutting-edge system enables seamless tracking of your products from the moment of initial delivery to the final collection. Supported by an array of management reporting features, crate tracking becomes effortless.

phs Teacrate extends complete support, 24 hours a day, through Cratelink, a market-leading online crate management system. With Cratelink, you gain the flexibility to amend orders, specify deliveries or collections, access historical information, and produce detailed reports, empowering you with ultimate control over your crate management process in Northampton.

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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 Northampton and beyond.

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Fun Facts about Northampton

1. Shoemaking Heritage

Northampton has a long and storied history of shoemaking, earning it the nickname "Shoe Town." It was once a center of the British shoe industry and produced high-quality footwear for centuries.

2. Birthplace of David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust

The iconic album cover of David Bowie's "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars" was shot in Northampton. The photo features Bowie outside a shop called "K. West."

3. St. Crispin's Day

Northampton celebrates St. Crispin's Day on October 25th to honor the patron saints of shoemakers. The day includes parades and festivities, paying homage to the city's shoemaking heritage.

4. Althorp House

Located near Northampton, Althorp House is the ancestral home of the Spencer family and the final resting place of Princess Diana.

5. Northampton Castle

The remains of Northampton Castle, a Norman castle originally built in the 11th century, can still be seen in the town center. The castle played a significant role in English history.

6. Cobblers Football Club

Northampton is home to Northampton Town Football Club, nicknamed "The Cobblers." The club has a loyal fan base and competes in the English Football League.

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7. Historic Churches

Northampton has several historic churches, including All Saints Church, which boasts an impressive spire and stunning architectural features.

8. Delapré Abbey

Delapré Abbey, a beautiful historic mansion, offers visitors a glimpse into the area's past with its grand architecture and serene gardens.

9. Northampton Museum and Art Gallery

The city's museum and art gallery feature an array of exhibits, including artifacts from Northampton's shoemaking past and a comprehensive shoe collection.

10. The Billing Aquadrome

The Billing Aquadrome is a popular leisure park with a variety of activities, including camping, fishing, and water sports, attracting families and tourists alike.