Slip Sheets - Environmental Friendly Transport Packaging Materials
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It is estimated that there are over 700 million wood pallets in the world today which represents an overall consumption of over 63 million trees. Depletion of natural resources is a major global issue today. The world is not in balance with available natural resources. So to reduce environmental impacts, now most of the companies are focused on producing sustainable products by replacing non-ecological materials. There by contributing to a greener world.

Slip Sheets on Environmental Impacts

� Reduction in wood use

� Disposal reductions

� Fuel/transport reduction

Advantages of Slip Sheets over Pallets

� Transport cost savings up to 15%

� Cost Effective

� Material cost savings up to 80%

� User-friendly handling

� Easy recycling and wood free

� Hygiene

� No exchange of pallets

� No need for material return

� No repairs or losses

� No administration or circulation control

� No need for treatment (ISPM 15)

Types

There are two types of slip sheets namely;

� Single lip- Slip Sheets with single lip used for loading small scale goods via truck. � Multi lip- Slip Sheets with multi lip used for loading heavy goods on a container placed onto an ocean delivery vehicle.

Features

� Biodegradable

� Disposable

� Recyclable

� Returnable or reusable

� UV or weather resistant

� Moisture resistant

Size

Usually, slip sheets are square in shape with specified dimensions of length, width, and thickness.

Industries where Slip Sheets are used in;

  • Electronics
  • Retail
  • Home improvement
  • Exporters worldwide
  • and others

Every year some two-six billion of trees are cut down. When you move from wooden pallets to eco-friendly slip sheets you’ll save trees. Save your planet by reducing resource consumption.

Materials Used

Different materials can be used for making slip sheets like fibre, plastic, kraft liner etc. Each material has its own features and is appropriate for each specific situation. But all these sheets are ideal for use in dry, freezer, refrigerated, and wet environments without breaking down.

Slip sheets are widely used in this industry due to various environmental factors such as recycle, reuse etc. Switching to slip sheets eliminates the use of wasteful wooden pallets that contribute to worldwide deforestation and carbon dioxide. It not only reduces your shipping costs but also your carbon emissions.


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