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Alison 180° stack nest containers provide positive returns
Alison Handling recently featured in Warehouse News and Logistics, read the full article below. As Europe’s largest independent stockist of plastic containers and reusable transit packaging (RTP), Alison have supplied a wide range of products including 180° Stack Nest Containers to assist companies to speed up handling operations, improve storage efficiencies, reduce logistics costs and eliminate packaging waste.The 600 x 400 footprint 180° stack nest containers are moulded in food grade polypropylene and are available in both solid and perforated versions in 3 depths that all interwork t..
Colour Code Your Returnable Packaging
You’ve made the first steps in choosing your returnable packaging but do you understand the added advantages of colour coding your system? Many business’s don’t realise there are a variety of colours available in the same specification of packaging, this can range from attached lidded containers, trays, bins, ingredients storage units and tubs. If you are looking to streamline inventory management, save time and reduce errors now’s the time to considering your colour coding options. Organising your stock, warehouse or retail functions can be time consuming, but once this is in place ti..
Alison Handling featured in Food Processing UK.
Alison Handling have recently been featured in Food Processing UK, show casing our heavy duty dollies. To read the full article please click on the link below- Alison Handling featured in Food Processing UK...
Save money with lidded boxes.
Here at Alison Handling we have a multitude of equipment ready for purchase. But do you know we have a wide variety of lidded boxes in various colours to match your company’s brand. We have a range of new and used boxes to suit any pocket. Available in a range of sizes these lidded polypropylene boxes are perfect for both the storage and distribution of your goods, with a robust lidded flaps they are perfect for keeping products clean, tamper seals are also available to keep valuables safe. Used boxes provide an affordable alternative to new, by replacing broken or tired equipment you m..
Meet the sales team - Part 1
You may all wonder who the faces behind the name are, here's a chance to get to know some of our sales team a little better.  ·         Chris how do you like to take your tea/ Coffee?       Chris – Strong and sweet ·         Dan have you ever featured in the media?       Dan - On Kerrang Tv, MTV and Kerrang magazine as part of a rock band ·         Strangest place visited?       Ben - La S..
Brighten your pool this Easter
Spring is officially here and with only a few days until Easter food producers are looking ahead to a busy growing season in 2016.How about brightening your pool and refreshing your equipment with some new bale arm crates or pallet boxes. We have a wide range of colours available to purchase. Maybe you want to stay consistent with colour that you previously own but want to replace with new stock. Alternatively you may want to revamp your look and stand out from the crowd with yellow or pink trays. Whatever your needs Alison Handling can assist you with your new purchases. We ..
Think pink with bakery trays
Spring is nearly upon us and here at Alison Handling we have some fresh new products in stock and ready for purchase. Whether you are baking hot cross buns or moving Easter confectionery these trays are just the ticket. Brighten up your pool and let your customers remember you with these eye catching pink trays, step away from the standard natural and white tray by adding a pop of colour to your existing equipment. Don’t forget we also provide a next day delivery. Call our sales team today on 01772 687940. ..
Fall in love with used boxes
It’s nearing Valentine’s Day and we are asking you to open your hearts for our used boxes.These boxes are in fabulous condition, pre loved and with plenty to offer. Just take a look at these open ended solid stacking boxes previously used for examiners. Cast a side your new model equipment and open your arms to equipment which has already seen some already.How about these solid stacking boxes the perfect match for the engineering world.  We have a wide range of used products available for you to purchase. If you are looking for nearly new or used equipment look no..
Alison Handling welcomes Tom Andrew as Sales Manager
At Alison Handling we are delighted to start 2016 with the appointment of Tom Andrew as Sales Manager.Tom has been a member of the Sales department for over 3 years having started in September 2012.  During his time here he has shown himself to be an enthusiastic and valued member of the team and we are looking forward to him developing further in this role.‘I’m really looking forward to the new role especially visiting customers face to face and assisting with new starters in the office.’ Tom commented. Tom is a keen football fanatic and can be found following his team Liverpool..
Christmas Greetings
On behalf of all at Alison Handling we would like to wish all of our  customers a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.Alison Handling will be closed during the Christmas break from Tuesday 22nd December 2015 at 12 Noon and will re-open on Monday 4th January 2015 at 8.30am. We would like to thank you for your custom throughout 2015 and we look forward to working with you in 2016...
Alison Handling Factory Tour
Alison Handling Services Ltd would like to invite you inside their premises on this one off factory tour blog. Founded in 1988, Alison Handling is situated at Andrea House, Kirkham in Preston. Over the years Alison Handling has become one of the largest stockist of returnable packaging in the UK. Alison Handling is spread across a two acre site, which is home to four warehouses. Perfectly situated next to great road networks including the M6.As you enter Andrea House through the reception on the ground floor, you are quickly met by a member of the Alison team. Proceeding from reception..
Could used equipment be your economical answer?
Available in large quantities across a variety of products, Alison Handling Services are pleased to offer a range of used equipment available for immediate purchase. For businesses operating their own pool of returnable packaging every penny counts when considering the capital expenditure outlay, and on numerous occasions purchasing brand new goods may not always be necessary.  With products including plastic crates, trays, bulk bins and tote boxes offering a range of characteristics such as swing bars, stacking, lidded and nesting capabilities, with their knowledge they can be sur..
Alison Handling Introduces PPS
After the recent acquisition, Alison Handling is pleased to introduce PPS and the company’s services in returnable transit packaging. Alison Handling continues to be one of Europe's largest independent stockist of new and second hand plastic boxes, crates, trays, bins, totes, plastic pallets and pallet boxes. Providing an impeccable service to all of their customers offering extensive product knowledge a next day dispatch.  PPS is a one stop solution for returnable packaging, they call it “The Complete Package.”Offering a range of services including equipment pooling, management, wa..
The Perfect Day for a Round of Golf
The belfry Golf Club was the venue to hold this year’s Boparan charity golf day organised by Two Sisters Food Group. Thirteen teams were privileged to play on the fairways of the award winning Brabazon course. Alison Handling Services were delighted to attend the event sponsored by PPS. Director of AHS Ray Hawley and previous Managing Director Tony Deardon joined forces with Jeremy Tutt Finance Director, and Paul Durrant Operations Manager at PPS following the recent acquisition. Joanne Moss, Managing Director and Andy Flynn, Operations Director joined for the eve..
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