Seasonal Tote Rental with Pluscrates

Pluscrates are aware that seasonal spikes in demand for transit packaging such as retail totes can cause added pressure to your distribution network and supply chain.

We can help you meet long or short-term tote demands whenever they may arise, with our rental or purchase solutions and delivery at only 24 hours notice.

Returnable transit packaging (RTP) – has provided the retail and distribution sectors with a cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to cardboard and other ‘one trip’ consumable packaging, while also bringing the benefits of greater security, reduced damage to goods and reduction in shrinkage.

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Add dynamic flexibility to existing tote pools


Delivery with 24 hours notice


Supplied on long and short term contracts


No capital investment needed


Retain all of the benefits of totes over cardboard


Take out the cost of disposal of one trip packaging

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If you would like any more information about any of the products or services we provide, we would love to hear from you.

Outstanding service

We offer the finest customer service experience at every level; from the initial request for crates all the way through to our physical contact with your customer at the point of delivery or collection – the moment of truth.

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Quality at Every Level

Our trained, permanent, full-time drivers and porters are the most experienced in the business, some having been with us since our inception and other with lengthy previous experience in commercial relocation. Uniformed and operating from our own custom built and liveried vehicle fleet the quality of our crews are key in differentiating the quality of our service compared to our competitors.


Pluscrates directors John Mitchell, Neil McGuigan, and Nick Flaxman, boast a combined 78 years’ experience in the crate hire industry and provide incisive, hands-on support to the management team responsible for the day to day running of the business nationally.

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Moving Moving Forward

Our younger, forward thinking team are continually bringing new ideas, products, and services to our business, adding modern technologies and concepts to our proven services. We are moving the moving industry forward.

Customer Service the Right Way

Beyond your customers’ service experience on-site, the Pluscrates admin team are always there to assist you and provide the help and support you need to manage the crates you have on hire from us.

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24/7 Client Extranet

All of our clients benefit from 24/7 access to customer extranet portal. This allows you to place orders and check current jobs.

Commercial Crate Hire Specialists

We are premium crate hire experts to the Commercial Movers industry for both relocation and internal reorganisation as well as being the UK’s largest independent crate rental specialist, with full levels of online and offline service support including a customer extranet. Our dedicated customer service team have many years experience working in the crate rental business and are on hand to help with all crate related enquiries.

The service we offer here at Pluscrates commercial crate hire is designed to help you achieve your business move as easily as possible, by supporting the requirements of commercial removals companies, facilities managers, or any business planning a relocation or reorganisation. With only twenty-four hours notice we can provide crates to the location requested by you. Is there a crate hire emergency? We can help with last-minute emergency deliveries with less notice, for an extra fee.

Commercial crate hire is one of the best solutions for short term or seasonal use with the strength and security benefits of crates that are manufactured by Advanced Crates Ltd.

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Helping you achieve more


Storage, moves and relocation are very important in facilities management and the commercial relocation industry and our crates are ideal to make sure your items are stored and moved safely. We have been working closely with companies to build lasting partnerships based on the exceptional quality of service and our premium quality products. We offer coverage throughout London with our fleet of fully liveried LEZ compliant vehicles.


Pluscrates is an Affiliate Member of BAR (British Association of Removers); we are actively involved in BAR events and are sponsors of the prestigious Commercial Mover of the Year Award (CMotY). We supply BAR member companies with crate hire services on a national basis.


If you are interested in crate and tote hire for retail distribution then please visit the retail distribution crate hire section for more information. If you would like more information about our commercial relocation crate hire services and to find out how we can help then please either complete the form below or contact us on 0208 900 0321, email us




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If you would like more information on any of our products, services,  or trade account benefits, don’t hesitate to get in touch.