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How To Wrap A Pallet

Posted on 16th May 2024 by Richard Montgomery

There’s the right way to wrap your pallet by hand and there’s a wrong way to wrap your pallet. We’ll be explaining how to wrap your pallet correctly and safely. But first of all, let’s start with why you need to wrap your pallet. It’s all about safety, that’s our number one priority. Yes, it’s […]

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How To Ship A Gearbox

Posted on 12th April 2024 by Richard Montgomery

Looking to ship a gearbox? Shipping a gearbox is not as straightforward as shipping general cargo, because it is counted as hazardous goods. There are several steps that need to be taken to ensure the gearbox is prepped for shipping. Correctly package a gearbox or engine on a pallet so it is safe to deliver. […]

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Celebrating Carbon Free Day With Mitchells

Posted on 13th March 2024 by Richard Montgomery

Mark your calendars because Mitchells first official Carbon Free Day is happening on Monday 29th April 2024! But don’t worry, as a Mitchells customer you don’t have to do a single thing. We’ll do all the hard work for you. In February our Carbon Co-Op members offset 32.7 tonnes of carbon from 20,600 miles of […]

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The Industry’s First Carbon Calculator

Posted on 15th February 2024 by Richard Montgomery

In the distribution industry, we all have a problem. And that’s our transport activities are a huge contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Our carbon calculator can help fix this. The primary greenhouse gas is carbon dioxide (CO2) which contributes to rising sea levels, disruption of ecosystems, ocean acidification, extreme weather and impact on agriculture.In the last […]

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Pallet Stacking Patterns

Posted on 5th February 2024 by Richard Montgomery

Stacking your pallet isn’t a real-life game of Tetris! To ensure your business doesn’t lose precious profits to bad pallet stacking, in this blog we’ll detail how to stack your pallet correctly.  Properly understanding and implementing pallet stacking patterns are crucial for businesses across various industries, from manufacturing and distribution to retail. The way pallets […]

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Deck The Halls With Care: Join Mitchells In Recycling Christmas Trees For Nottingham Hospitals Charity

Posted on 12th December 2023 by Richard Montgomery

It’s already the festive season! The most wonderful time of the year and we just wanted to remind you as you’re hanging up your Christmas decorations of our Christmas tree recycling scheme. Over the last few years, we have collected Christmas trees in the Mansfield area to help raise funds for the Nottingham Hospitals Charity! […]

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How To Prepare For Pallet Collection

Posted on 15th November 2023 by Richard Montgomery

Do you know how to properly prepare for your pallet collection? If not we’re here to help! In this blog, we’ll cover how to prepare for pallet collection. And provide you with a pallet collection checklist to ensure your collection goes as smoothly as possible. When it comes to pallet deliveries, we’ve got a lot […]

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Navigating An Electric Future With The Help Of Webfleet

Posted on 19th October 2023 by Richard Montgomery

It’s important to us to leave a lasting, positive impact on our world. That’s both the community we’re based in and our industry.  Our goal is to be carbon neutral by 2027. This won’t be an easy task! And we’ve got an uphill battle ahead of us. But that doesn’t scare us. To become carbon […]

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Your Guide To ISPM 15 Regulations

Posted on 27th September 2023 by Richard Montgomery

ISPM 15 regulations are important and vital to get right when sending your deliveries. Not following the regulations can result in significant problems such as receiving fines, losing your goods, or even having them destroyed. Wood packaging is a very common way for pests to travel. When your deliveries enter different countries and your pallet […]

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Mitchells Carbon Co-Op

Posted on 7th September 2023 by Richard Montgomery

“I don’t want my daughter to think we did nothing because someone said no rush!” Richard Montgomery, MD of Mitchells So we’re not going to take this advice! Our industry is a huge emitter of CO2 and we understand that many companies do not have the luxury to spend money on electric trucks to help […]

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Mitchells Supporting The Armed Forces

Posted on 13th July 2023 by Richard Montgomery

At the beginning of June, our very own Derek Wells raised over £1,200 by skydiving for the armed forces Light Infantry Veterans Association and The 1st Battalion Light Infantry! 15,000 ft drop To help raise funds for the associations, Derek bravely jumped from a plane at 15,000 feet. He completed the freefall tandem jump on […]

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How To Prevent Damage To Goods During Transit

Posted on 27th June 2023 by Richard Montgomery

The last thing you want to hear after shipping your cargo is that they have arrived to your customer damaged! This causes a loss of time, money and potentially both yours and our reputation. At Mitchells we want to make sure your delivery with us goes as smoothly as possible and help you prevent cargo […]

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