Your warehouse team will love you for saving them from the horrible job of hand wrapping, but we know from thousands of companies that you’re probably looking at a machine to solve a business challenge – not just to be a hero to your warehouse team.
Maybe you’ve landed a big new contract, your sales team has added a number of new accounts, or business is just increasing.
The key is to plan a bit ahead. We suggest not just buying a wrapper for today’s requirements, but exploring what additional capability might be available for a small additional investment today – to provide far more capacity and flexibility later. Different machines have different loads per hour capabilities and productivity enhancing features.
Stretch film, labor and workplace injuries are all significant factors in most operations. Stretch wrappers often help reduce all three.
The bottom line? Companies wrapping about 50 loads per day often find they can realize savings of approximately $3,500 to $6,500 a year by transitioning from hand wrapping to a machine. Of course every situation is different – your results may vary.
“Time is money,” Ben Franklin famously said and it is still true today. How much time and Money are your wasting? Download this calculator to estimate the labor costs you can eliminate with semi-automatic simple automation.
If you’re looking to improve your loading dock operations, download this eBook. Understand how stretch wrapping with a machine can drive economic, efficient and ergonomic improvements.