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As the leading service provider for crates, handling equipment, and packaging products, phs Teacrate excels in Portsmouth. Moving over 9 million crates every year, we provide essential support to industries such as removals and storage, food processing and distribution, retail, and fit-out companies, making us the market-leading crate rental service provider across the UK.

Our Dedicated Service in Portsmouth

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

We comprehend the distinctive requirements of our Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth. 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 Portsmouth facilitate easy customer collections, delivering a seamless experience from start to finish.

Innovation at phs Teacrate, Portsmouth

To elevate our service quality, we have developed a unique bar coding technology. This innovation enables seamless tracking of your products from the initial delivery to the final collection. Supported by numerous management reporting features, the tracking of your crates is now simpler and more efficient.

phs Teacrate provides full support 24 hours a day via Cratelink, a market-leading online crate management system. Through Cratelink, you have the flexibility to amend orders, specify deliveries or collections, access historical information, and generate reports, ensuring optimal crate management at your convenience in Portsmouth.

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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 Portsmouth and beyond.

Fun Facts about Portsmouth

1. Historic Naval City

Portsmouth has a long and storied naval history, being one of the most significant naval ports in the UK. It is home to the historic Portsmouth Naval Base, which has been in use for over 500 years.

2. HMS Victory

Portsmouth is where you can find HMS Victory, the oldest commissioned warship in the world. It served as Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

3. Spinnaker Tower

The iconic Spinnaker Tower is a prominent landmark in Portsmouth, offering stunning views of the city and the Solent from its observation decks.

4. Mary Rose Museum

Portsmouth is the home of the Mary Rose Museum, which houses the remains of the Tudor warship Mary Rose, a vessel that sank in 1545 and was raised from the seabed in the 1980s.

5. Charles Dickens' Birthplace

The famous English novelist Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth, and his birthplace is now a museum dedicated to his life and works.

6. Isle of Wight Festival

Portsmouth hosts the annual Isle of Wight Festival, one of the UK's most significant music festivals, attracting top musicians and thousands of music enthusiasts.

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7. D-Day Museum

The city's D-Day Museum is an important historical attraction, commemorating the pivotal role played by Portsmouth in the D-Day landings during World War II.

8. Southsea Castle

Southsea Castle, built during the reign of Henry VIII, is a well-preserved fortification that offers a glimpse into the city's military past.

9. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a maritime heritage site with various attractions, including HMS Warrior and the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

10. Emirates Spinnaker Tower Abseil

For thrill-seekers, the Emirates Spinnaker Tower offers an exhilarating abseiling experience from a height of 100 meters, providing a unique view of the city.