roll containers usage in the UK

Choosing the Right Roll Pallet Container Unit for the Job

Your Guide to Picking the Right Roll Pallet Product

If you’re looking for a way to keep your products safe and easy to transport, pallet cages may be your solution. Their versatility alone is just one of the many reasons why roll cage trolleys, along with stillages and cages, are being used worldwide throughout various industries like retail and pharmaceutical establishments.

Stock cage trolleys are one of the must-have types of equipment for storage application and distribution. They are flexible and well made, meaning that you’re able to configure them to various heights. In addition to this, you may also be able to order your very own custom-made roll cage trolley according to your own individual requirements.

Pallet cages provide you with the opportunity to get the job done quickly and effectively. And, they work wonders when it comes to moving or storing goods.

In this article, we’re going to dive in and explain what exactly a roll cage trolley is, and how to choose the perfect fit for your industry.

So, What Exactly is a Roll Cage Trolley?

Simply put, a roll cage trolley is a metal, tall, cage-like container on wheels. Whilst they all essentially do the same thing; keep your items safe and easily transportable – just like any trade, having the right tools for the job is critical, and different types or roll container products can benefit your firms efficiency within industry in different ways.

We’ve got a wide range of different options in stock, ready for free and fast shipment nationwide, but first, let’s take a look at some of our most popular selections and what they’re commonly used for.

If this is a piece of goods-moving equipment you’re keen to learn more about, you may also like our article: 10 Different Types of Roll Pallets and Their Use Cases

Roll Pallet Industries – Your Guide to Choosing the Right Unit for the Job

To provide you with a better idea of just how versatile roll cage trolleys are, we want to share with you exactly how some of the industries here at Roll Pallet use our stillages and cages.

First up, it’s laundry businesses.

Laundry Businesses

Laundrettes and laundry businesses, in general, all use roll cage trolleys for the hanging of items. The healthcare and hospitality industry get through more linen than you can imagine, which needs to be transferred and stored around the facility as simply and efficiently as possible.

UK laundry sector

Moreover, the linen must be kept clean whilst in transit. A roll cage trolley can come with racks and a cover to shield the goods inside.

We provide a range of solutions designed specifically for laundries and laundrettes. Let’s check out just a few:

Roller Pallets with Plastic Bases

Depending on your storage and transportation needs, we have both metal and plastic pallet boxes that you can choose from for the laundry industry. Our box pallets come in different capacities to suit different load ratings.

As the leading providers of pallet boxes and equipment in the UK, we also offer both rigid and collapsible pallet boxes that can address your unique needs. We supply a standard pallet size of 1200x1000mm, 1000x1000mm plastic box pallets, and even alternative sizes.

Four-Sided Nestable Jumbo Roll Container with Mesh Infill

This expertly-designed 4-Sided Jumbo Roll Pallet is a nestable unit based on a robust A-Frame design. The sides and gates are fitted with 50 x 50mm mesh, ensuring that smaller clothing items will not fall out of the unit in transit – the base is made with rod infill.

This unit is supplied with a four-piece wardrobe style door to simplify both loading and decanting of the unit – perfect for any laundry business.

Roll Pallet Liners

The liners we sell here at RollPallet UK are specifically designed to safeguard against the elements; dust, dirt, and rip prevention for valuable items of clothing.

Landry businesses require effective and efficient loading and unloading of clothing, linen, and many other personal items. A roll cage trolley is a simple and lightweight solution that can work wonders when transferring items to various locations, and keeping them in tip-top shape.

Retail Businesses

We have been providing logistical solutions to the retail industry since 2003. Retailers across the UK have seen the benefit roll pallets add to their supply chain. More and more small retail owners are now using cages to streamline their logistics operations across the UK and Great Britain.

working in retail

Three Sided Roll Pallet with Rod Infill

This unique Three-Sided Roll Pallet with steel rod infills is a nestable A-Frame based roll pallet. It is made from high-quality steel, and is a very popular choice as it’s considered the workhorse for many of our clients across retail, food service, warehousing and logistics operations.

Fitted with 125 mm nylon wheels on two fixed and two swivel castors, there is the option to add braked wheels, or change the wheels to rubber or sandwich construction to meet the needs of different client requirements. Up to two shelves (1 x fixed + 1 x loose or 2 x loose) can be added to this unit, and we can also provide quick-release straps to secure the load during transit.

Whilst this is incredible for retail, it’s also an excellent multi-purpose, general usage roll pallet for use in a diverse range of environments. From picking and distribution centres, hospitals, postal rooms, laundries, healthcare, food preparation and many more.

Manufacturing Firms

Here at RollPallet UK, we have assisted various manufacturing and engineering organisations in streamlining their operations by moving parts and sub-components to the production line and providing temporary storages during peak times.

manufacturing industry logistics

We do this with our heavy-duty post pallets and gitter box stillages.

Post Pallet Storage

These large heavy duty pallet storage units feature demountable 2030 x 1060 x 300 with optional removable posts (1,000mm, 1,220mm, 1,500mm or 1,800mm )

Heavy Duty Construction from 60 x 40mm RHS to Base. The base boasts three additional supports to the short dimension, and 2 to the long dimension. Post pallets are ideal for storing and handling long and large bulk items.

Gitter Box Ridged

Rigid by design, ridged by nature, this heavy-duty, ridged gitter box with a grey epoxy finish is the ultimate in functional, solid design and longevity from an industrial stillage box.

Hospitality and Events

Hospitality and Event organisations’ nature is such that they require the regular, secure movement and storage of equipment, materials, and produce to temporary locations.

hospitality sector logistics

We know that this can be a big job without the right equipment; that’s why we have designed our unique range of Roll Pallets, Stillages, Jumbo Containers, and Security Pallets which prove ideal for these purposes.

Roll Pallets

You can choose from the variety of roll pallet options that we have in stock depending on your needs, and, we can deliver them as fast as the next working day.


For more than two decades, RollPallet UK has been the leading provider of stillages in the UK. Because our stillages are built with a half drop-down door, they are easy to use and can be piled on top of each other when full and empty. The majority of the stillages that we produce are standard pallet sizes, but we also offer Euro and half Euro pallet sizes.

Jumbo Roll Container

Since 2003, Roll Pallet UK has been the trusted supplier of all forms of roll pallets and material handling solutions to various British businesses. Our jumbo roll containers are popular among retailers, hospitality and events, distributors, and manufacturing organisations that deal with large and bulky products.

We also provide options such as adding shelves, ID plates, Barcode or RFID Labels, and IoT-based devices to track geographical location.

Security Roll Pallets

Roll Pallet UK is a leading supplier of security roll pallets to industries that need better protection for their goods.

Some of those that will significantly benefit from security roll pallets are hotels wanting to store excess baggage, and retailers aiming to ensure the security of their high value-items during shipping. This roll cage trolley is also popular amongst pharmaceutical companies needing the guarantee of their pharmaceutical products’ safety.

Speak with the RollPallet Experts

If you’d like to know more about their benefits for your business or the industries that needs our products most, there’s a wealth of information across our resources pages and we’re always on hand for a chat if ever you’re unsure of anything throughout the decision-making process.

We’ve also got a whole host of product guides featuring our Sales Director Rory over on our YouTube channel that we hope you find useful!

Rory Comerford Capcon Limited

For more than 20 years, we’ve been helping companies across the UK improve efficiency within their supply chain by providing them with durable roll pallets (also known as roll containers & cage trolleys) that are made of the best quality steel.

You can choose from the variety of roll pallet options that we have in stock depending on your needs, and we can deliver them as fast as the next working day.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Speak to one of our experts today, and let’s make life easier for you.

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