The main goal in logistics is the quick, effective and safe flow of material. The supply chain begins with the movement of raw material to production and ends with the delivery of the newly produced product to the final customer. The material flow from production to the final customers comprises ACTIVE and PASSIVE elements.
Active elements: The main task of the active elements is to handle the passive elements. The active elements consist of handling equipment, trucks, packaging lines, etc.
Passive elements: The passive elements are all the handled units. A handled unit consists of packaging material, wooden pallet or Slip Sheet, stretch film and another packaging components.
The basic handling elements are diesel or electric forklift trucks. Nowadays, manual pallet trucks are also in widespread use.
The basic handling elements:
Source: Toyota-Forklifts https://toyota-forklifts.co.uk/
The Push Pull attachment and RollerForks® must be used for Slip Sheet handling. The advantage is that companies do not need to change their current forklifts if they want to use Slip Sheets. The Push Pull attachment and RollerForks® can be easily added to standard forklift trucks.
The Push Pull attachment was developed to handle Slip Sheets and can be easily attached to any standard forklift.
The RollerForks® attachment replaces the classic fork carriage. The greatest advantage is that RollerForks® can handle both Slip Sheets and wooden pallets.
Handling with Slip Sheets: