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Tips To Save Cost Of Wrapping Stretch Film

Stretch Wrapping Film, also known as Plastic Wrap, is an elastic and highly stretchable plastic film that is used to wrap around goods. It is also this elastic recovery that keeps products tightly bounded and protected. One of its primary functionality is to bound the products (whether stacked or single large product) with the pallet. As the demand for higher throughput and delivery need rises, this raises the concern on how safe the packing and cost-efficient you are wrapping your palletized good. Improper packaging not only causes damaged product but also extremely high-resolution cost and irreparable customer’s trust and experience. A typical process flow of customer’s frustration on damaged goods due to improper packaging. Image by Rapidpackaging. Of course, a Stretch Film has multiple more function up to its sleeve when it is used with a pallet:- Increased handling and storage efficiency of unit loadsImproving the stability of products or packages to form…

Guide To Choose The Right Pallet

The Pallet is a flat transport structure that supports goods in a stable fashion while being lifted by a forklift, stacker or pallet jack. The Benefit of Pallet:- Allowing companies to use vertical spaces in addition to floor space, reducing warehousing costs. Reducing handling time and gain savings in man-hours and a decrease in overtime wages. Damage to goods may be eliminated with the installation of a palletization program. Mechanical material handling helps to cut down on personal accidents due to ergonomic issues often found with manual handling and lifting. Pilferage is reduced when individual items are strapped or wrapped to pallets in unitized bonded loads. By understanding the benefits that pallets bring, it will be crucial also to understand what kind of pallet do you use to deliver the best out of the cost-effectiveness to your operations. Pallets are made from various types of materials. The wood pallet dominates the…

Manual Wrapping V.S Stretch Wrapping Machines

Wrapping is part of every end of a manufacturing (minus freight and delivery) process. It’s almost an inevitable process that you must go through, it doesn’t matter if you are sending 1 pallet or 100 pallets a day. From operators to the plant manager, you know the importance of stretch wrap (some may mistakenly call it “Shrink Wrap”, which we will explain in more detail in the future post). Some do it for the dust protection, some do it for water protection, and some do it for the load securing. Now, we have all agreed on the importance of stretch wrap to each of us. There is only one more thing that determines the reason why we should use a machine to wrap our product or to use the good on hand to do so. The main reason behind that is EFFICIENCY. As saying goes, Efficiency equals Productivity and Productivity…

How To Prevent Package Theft During Shipping?

If you are in the e-commerce business and selling products online, or even thinking about venturing into this field, you will face one unique challenge, particularly in shipping. If you took a guess and you shouted “THEFT” onto your screen while you’re reading this, you’re right! Theft not only gives you the worry and headache after you shipped your products out from your warehouse but this also potentially eat into your profits that are already getting thinner as competitors grow. What’s worse is the reputation of your company heading downslope as reviews of your shipment quality fill up the web. While theft insurance is available, having it for every shipment drives up your shipping costs. Goods delivery is a complicated process – usually many different touchpoints are involved; a package may be transferred via several means of transport and carriers. That’s why some unpredictable situations can happen and some of…

Facing Unprecedented Shortage of Wooden Pallets? What You Should Do?

Unprecedented Wooden Material shortage is coming around the world. And the price of traditional wooden pallets is also increased recently across South East Asia. Timber shortage is more and more severe. The shortage of timber has impacted who are those using wooden pallets. Prices for wooden pallets have risen considerably, and it will continue to rise and those hikes are being felt by the customer. This is not the scene of a sustainable or stable market. Are you facing Wooden Pallet Shortage? What You Should Do? The Best Alternative will be Compressed Wood Pallets. The Benefit of Compressed Wood Pallets Environmental Friendly✔ Using wood waste only ✔ ISPM 15 compliant ✔ CARB compliant Financial Benefits✔ Competitively priced ✔ No Heat or Fumigation Treatment thereby saving cost ✔ Nestable and provide great space savings both in the warehouse and in shipping Operational Benefits✔ Space-saving because of it is stackable/Nestable design✔ Water-resistant…

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