Seen these before?

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ZENITH Courier Services

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Hi folks,

Interested to know if any of you have experience of these. Thoughts? My first impression is - what's to stop stuff falling off them?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sU0g6W_k1-I

Wonder how much they cost...

A E Delivery

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Not my own experience but yes DHL use these and chatting to the local fella he recons there ok apart from he bangs his head once a week. Yes stuff can fall off but apparently you pack them just right that the top stuff gets taken off first etc , when your loaded and taking it steady there less likely to have stuff move . There is a lip and yes stuff can sometimes make a break for it .

UPS also use a system like these with some vans fixed and some moveable

AM-PM Despatch

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Big question is how heavy? Lose a bit of load space as well? If you are multidropping serve a purpose?

A E Delivery

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AM-PM Despatch said:


Big question is how heavy? Lose a bit of load space as well? If you are multidropping serve a purpose?

I can only guess. The one i had a look at was made of some sort of composite and didnt feel heavy to fold away but also wasnt flimsy. Yes it encroached into the load area but being packed nealty gains space so i recon there isnt that much in it once fitted. The weight though must be everything IMO. Also its a thought if your carrying pallets the area to the side is dead and not used, not sure id trust the average forklift truck to be dragging middle pallets in and out and have the racking not get destroyed. As a multi dropped id guess these are an asset but as a general all round courier there going to cost you loads

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