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This universal, reusable pallet covering, has one primary use - to eliminate shrink wrap and to protect as well as stabilise your products that are stacked and loaded onto pallets.


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2. WHAT IS A PALLET SOCK? Universal, reusable pallet covering Can be custom made to cover & secure other product types Eliminates the need for disposable packaging Made from durable material. Withstands transport damage Splash-proof Can be secured further to be slash/cut proof Lockable with any security device Security tags Padlocks or combination locks Container Locks RF ID Tags may be incorporated [Now awarded for being GREEN] Recipient of the 2013 Green Supply Chain Award Entrant into the 2013 Logistics Achiever Awards 3. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE U N P R O T E C T E D P A L L E T P A L L E T W I T H A S O C K 4. WHY PALLET SOCK? Your customer wants the product, not the packaging The cost of unwanted wrap can be significantly reduced Shrink wrap material costs Labour to shrink wrap Shrinkage cost Save After the socks 80th use it pays for itself. It is environmentally friendly 100% recyclable 182 032 tons of plastic packaging is thrown away of which only 30% is recycled in SA* S O U R C E : * P L A S T I C S S A 5. S H R I N K W R A P P E D P A L L E T S O C K E D 6. WHY PALLET SOCK? Standard made to fit and cover merchandise on standard pallets Euro Pallet 800mm x 1200mm x 1200mm (high) CHEP pallet 1200mm x 1000mm x 1200mm (high) Contributes to the decrease of pilferage Secures tightly over pallet load with 3 adjustable straps Eliminates moving pallet stock to and from wrapping stations Brandable (on 2 sides) and can be made in 4 std colours (white being the most cost effective, brown, green, yellow) Complies with Part 108 of the Civil Aviations regulations for tamper evident sealing of air cargo 7. PALLET SOCK VS SHRINK WRAP Pallet sock is much tougher Shrink wrap is a polymer plastic wrap which needs more than one layer to be effective to secure the cargo vs the pallet sock which is a polypropylene webbing The 51mm slider buckles are positioned across the height of the sock to secure the cargo for various pallet configurations / heights 3,85m wire cable with 35cm shock cord. Closed loops at ends to seal sock onto the pallet Solid closed top Document pouch 8. PALLET SOCK 51mm slider buckle 3,85m steel wire cable with 35cm shock cord. Closed loops at ends to seal sock onto the pallet Document Pouch 9. BENEFITS Fit and remove in less than a minute Saves money Once bought no rise in price unlike plastic wrap No wrapping machine depreciation Saves space of wrap machines and raw material stock holding Save labour to man the machine No machine break-downs and maintenance costs Less returns through transit damage Moves wrapping from a renewable cost item to a capital cost item improving cash flow 100% recyclable 10. MAKE SPACE & SAVE 11. BENEFITS Offers superior prevention of pilferage Impresses customer by solving packing problems Enhances companys GREEN credentials Pays for itself 80 uses Projected life is a minimum of 12 months, based on 1 use per day Enhances brand awareness Better control after checking Maximum security benefits and traceable 12. MAKING YOUR MARK Selected Colours 13. THE NUMBERS S H R I N K W R A P R2,40 material cost (@15c per m x 16m per pallet) Per pallet excluding: labour Equipment costs Every time you load a pallet Every day PA L L E T S O C K R1,40 per single usage (@std cost for six months at 22 days per month) (1 a day for 6 months) (not taking shrinkage into account) Per pallet: Once off Excluding labour to slip the sock over the stock Cost for the seal R185 once off investment per pallet sock (std size) Lease option available on request Maintenance / swop system Distributors pay for pallet sock Eliminates transporter liability element vs 14. PALLET MANAGEMENT RF TAGS RF Tags delivers a cost- effective and reliable solution for tracking reusable assets. The tags provides instant visibility to pallets entering & exiting the premises, as well as identifying where the pallets are located at any given time. The secure anti-tamper sensors have built-in memory for storing information about the asset or product such as temperature at any given All pallets can be tagged with sensors as can any vehicle or machinery that is used in the warehouse or yard. The automatic pallet tracking technology reduces internal labour costs and human error, improving efficiency of supply chain operations and enabling timeous completion of orders. Is controllable from your desk through your internet connection with TAG management software. 15. OTHER APPLICATIONS T H E R M A L O P T I O N Thermal Sock is placed over temperature sensitive products on the pallet Retains temperature up to 6 hours Variation in temperature after 6 hours is within 1 degree Also lockable as per the std sock Can be made to any size to fit: Rolltainers Securitainers CHEP / Euro pallets And custom sized consignments 16. OTHER APPLICATIONS WAT E R P R O O F O P T I O N Waterproof Sock is coated with a waterproof sealant (grey) which protects the contents up to 150mm of water Also lockable as per the std sock Can be made to any size to fit: Roll tainers Securitainers CHEP / Euro pallets Or any other item to your specification 17. OTHER APPLICATIONS M A D E TO Y O U R S P E C O P T I O N The sock can be made to fit any item such as: Suitcases, boxes, computer equipment, furniture, sporting equipment, leisure equipment. Your imagination is the limit Can be made to be: thermal, waterproof, slash proof, fire retardant etc. 18. PALLET SOCK LOGISTICS 1 The sock is placed over the boxes / stack 2 The sock bottom is threaded with a metal cord with looped ends that is drawn closed and secured with a locking / security device 3 The sock covered pallet and stock is transported to the receiver 4 The locking device is deactivated, the sock removed and retained for collection by the supplier or taken immediately by the delivery team 19. CONCLUSION The Pallet Sock Company is sure that the introduction of the Pallet Sock into your business will meet all expectations that we have presented to you today. We understand the need for companies to cut costs without jeopardising service and product delivery. We believe that the need for this product is too great to overlook and that it can only benefit your business. We want to be part of making your business more profitable and to become environmentally conscious and be rewarded for your escalated green rating. 20. CONTACT US: