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phs Teacrate leads the way in Wigan as the top provider of crates, handling equipment, and packaging products. With a yearly movement of over 9 million crates, we offer essential support to industries including removals and storage, food processing and distribution, retail, and fit-out companies, establishing ourselves as the premier crate rental service across the UK.

Our Exclusive Wigan Services

Backed by skilled sales, account management, and customer support teams, we deliver an unmatched service ensuring ultimate customer satisfaction. Boasting a track record of 99%+ customer contentment, our team imparts expert insights and tailored advice to cater to the distinct requirements of our Wigan customers.

In Wigan, we fully grasp the unique needs of our customers. We guide them in selecting the perfect crate size and type to match their specific demands, all while guaranteeing timely deliveries. Our standard delivery option commits to next working day arrivals at any location within Wigan. With a robust operational setup comprising of over 100 dedicated staff members and a fleet of 29 vehicles, we assure efficient and reliable delivery services covering the entire city. Additionally, our strategically positioned depots in Wigan facilitate effortless customer collections.

Innovation at phs Teacrate, Wigan

In our commitment to elevate service excellence, we've pioneered an exclusive barcoding innovation right here in Wigan. This innovation empowers effortless monitoring of your goods, all the way from the primary dispatch to ultimate retrieval. Supported by an array of accessible management reports, keeping tabs on your shipments has never been easier in Wigan.

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 Wigan and beyond.

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Fun Facts about Wigan

1. Pie-Eating Capital

Wigan is often playfully known as the "Pie-Eating Capital of the World." This reputation stems from a humorous incident in 1978 when a fan won a pie-eating contest during a soccer match halftime.

2. Wigan Pier

Despite its name, Wigan Pier is not actually a pier on water. It refers to the wharf area on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, made famous by George Orwell's book "The Road to Wigan Pier."

3. World Pie Eating Championships

Building on its pie-eating reputation, Wigan hosts the World Pie Eating Championships, where contestants compete to eat a meat and potato pie as quickly as possible. It's a quirky and entertaining event.

4. Mining Heritage

Historically, Wigan was a coal-mining town, and its coal industry was crucial during the Industrial Revolution. The town's Mining & Textile Museum pays homage to this heritage.

5. Wigan Casino

In the 1970s, Wigan Casino was a renowned nightclub and the epicenter of the Northern Soul music and dance movement. The club's all-nighters became legendary among music enthusiasts.

6. Haigh Woodland Park

This picturesque park near Wigan offers a mix of woodland, meadows, and play areas. It's a great spot for outdoor activities like walking, cycling, and picnicking.

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7. Billy Boston Statue

Wigan proudly honors its rugby league history with a statue of legendary player Billy Boston. He played for Wigan Rugby League Club and is considered one of the sport's greatest players.

8. Wigan Dialect

The town has a distinct local dialect, often referred to as Wiganese. It includes unique words, phrases, and pronunciation that are part of the town's cultural identity.

9. Haughey Monument

The Haughey Monument, also known as the Wigan War Memorial, commemorates the fallen soldiers of World War I. Its design and location make it a prominent landmark in the town.

10. Penny Slots Origin

The concept of the modern penny-in-the-slot vending machine is said to have originated in Wigan. The machines were initially used to dispense tobacco, and they revolutionized self-service retail.