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DHL E-Commerce Partnership

Posted on 11th June 2024 by Richard Montgomery

You may have seen we’re now working with DHL eCommerce. And you’re probably wondering what this means for you. We’re well-known for our great palletised delivery service around the UK and Europe. Starting on 17th June we’ll also be able to collect your parcels too. Mitchells can be your one-stop shop for all deliveries! But […]

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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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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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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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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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2022 Christmas Operating Hours

Posted on 29th November 2022 by Richard Montgomery

Mitchells would like to announce our 2022 Christmas operating hours to all of our customers. Wednesday 14th December – Last day for sending Irish pallets for delivery pre-Christmas, providing there are no issues with customs clearance.Monday 19th December – Last day for standard Economy Pallets for delivery pre-ChristmasTuesday 20th December – Last day for Economy […]

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Leaving A Positive Impact On Our World

Posted on 22nd November 2022 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. As a transport and logistics business, it would be easy for us to sweep the subject of carbon emissions under the rug. Making excuses that goods need to be transported. However, […]

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Carbon Reduction Plan

Posted on 26th November 2021 by Richard Montgomery

Commitment to achieving Net Zero Mitchells of Mansfield Ltd, is committed to achieving Net Zero emissions by 2050. Baseline Emissions Footprint Baseline emissions are a record of the greenhouse gases that have been produced in thepast and were produced prior to the introduction of any strategies to reduce emissions.Baseline emissions are the reference point against […]

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