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Slip sheets (Plastic or Corrugated)

Slip sheet

Advantages of slip sheets


  • Up to 40% Cheaper than wooden pallets

  • No Heat treatment needed for export purposes

  • Use 98% less stacking space in warehouse than wooden pallets

  • 10% more shipping space in container available

  • Less administration to recover empty pallets

  • Environmentally friendly (recyclable)

  • Weather resistant

  • Weighs 1/30 of a wooden pallet

  • Significant saving on airfreight cost

  • No maintenance needed on plastic slip sheets

slip sheets

Slip sheets are the new alternative to wooden pallets


Slip sheets are thin pallet-sized sheets made of plastic or corrugated carton board used in commercial shipping. Often, these replace the use of traditional wooden pallets. The unit load is usually stretch wrapped or shrink wrapped for stability and loaded with a push pull attachment or with roller forks


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Disadvantages of slip sheets


  • Slip sheet usage requires special slipheets attachments on transportation devices such as a lift truck 

  • When used alone, pallets provide more structural support than slip sheets

  • Pallets are easily compatible with crane devices

  • Overall, the advantages of slip sheets vs. pallets highly overate the disadvantages

Slip sheet