Save time with toolless data rack crates
5 February 2024
It takes the average worker 20 minutes to crate a data rack. Our toolless rack crate solution takes 3 minutes. Moreover, it requires no tools, no brackets and fasteners and can be reused up to 10 times.
This gives your workers an extra 17 minutes per crate to spend on more productive tasks. Even if you ship just 10 rack crates a day, that’s around 3 hours a day of extra productivity. That’s easily tens of thousands (if not hundreds of thousands) of dollars of labor savings per year.
What is a toolless rack crate?
A toolless rack crate is like a standard rack crate except for one big difference. It requires no special tools to load, secure and then unload the equipment when it arrives to its final destination. Nails and screws are typically replaced with quick-release latches. Tie downs, bracing and side panels are designed to be easily removed without the need for crowbars and other tools.
See how we design and manufacture a typical toolless rack crate
Popular Toolless rack crate options
As with traditional crates, an almost infinite number of customizations can be applied to a toolless rack crate to suit all types of applications and equipment. Popular add-ons include:
- Floater base with risers
- Floater base with rails
- Full cavity foam linings
- Built-in ramps
- Removable covers
- Bolt-down crates with hinged doors
Toolless crate case studies
Packaging redesign cuts transshipment damage costs by $200,000
This leading pharmacy automation and robotic manufacturer was troubled by damage consistently occurring during transhipment to its products. Not only was it costing them in the order of $200,000 a year, it was occurring on overseas logistics legs — making it simply an impossible situation. Read more >
Simple optimizations save 47.5% on medical company’s crate costs
The customer, a medical device company in home dialysis machines desperately needed to find cost savings on a transport crate for their machines. Read more >