The new KitBin is said to make a significant difference to work place practice when used as a replacement for wooden pallets holding shrink wrapped products.
Benefits include better protection of saleable products, safer worker environment and improved warehouse efficiencies, manufacturer Nayla claims.
At Distribution Centres (DC’s), warehouses and stores there are a number of OH&S issues related to wooden pallets. There can be significant costs to the business from the damage wooden pallets cause to products from nails, sharp wooden edges and splinters etc.
According to Nayla, these problems are solved as a result of using the HDPE plastic KitBin alternative. The KitBin has a smooth easy-to-clean surface and external rounded corners to ensure easy handling and protection for workers.
Lids are also available where required for preventing over flow of individual bulk bins or for shelter from the environment. This results in a reduction of product that is wasted.
Product protection is improved when using a KitBin instead of a wooden pallet shrink wrapped, as the walls are a solid construction that shields products stored inside from the knocks and bumps associated with transportation of goods. This also increases workplace safety as products are less likely to fall off the pallet because of the surrounding walls, the company claims.