3 MAJOR COST SAVINGS OF PUR KNOCK-DOWN COOLERS VS. EPS

1. INBOUND FREIGHT SAVINGS

PUR collapsible insulated shippers arrive flat, saving 50% warehouse & truck space.

Using a 12x12x12″ cube sample below, you can see the difference between 64 PUR knock-down coolers, 64 EPS coolers, and floor loaded EPS. As freight, PUR knock-downs cost 44% less than EPS coolers, and 12% less than floor loaded EPS.

64 PUR Knock-Downs
(Palletized)

128 Three-sided panels (2 per)

3,328 shippers per 53’ trailer

Slip-sheet Double-stacked

Freight cost per 53′ trailer: $4,000

Cost per unit: $1.20

64 Molded EPS Coolers
(Palletized)

1,872 shippers per 53’ trailer

Slip-sheet Double-stacked

Freight cost per 53′ trailer: $4,000

Cost per unit: $2.14 (44% higher than PUR)

Molded EPS Coolers
(Floor Loaded)

3,328 shippers per 53’ trailer

Freight cost per Trailer: $4,000

Cost to unload (using 2 loopers):

– $15/hr. x 4 hours = $60
– $15 per pallet x 93 = $1,395

Total cost: $5,455

Cost per unit: $1.36 (12% higher than PUR)

2. QUICK AND EASY SETUP & ASSEMBLY

PUR Knock-Downs require no additional expertise or skills to assemble, keeping your supply chain quick and efficient. Once they’re unloaded from the truck, workers can begin assembly.

3. TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP

Chill-Pak PUR Knock-Down Coolers Outperform EPS Every Time

Chill-Pak’s PUR knock-down solutions provide additional protection when shipping high-value, high-dollar specialty pharmaceuticals and biologics.

  • Maintains 2-8 C temperatures for 48 – 96 hours (vs. 36 hours with EPS)
  • Highly customizable to your application using our proprietary interlocking C-shaped design
  • 25-30% less costly than expensive molded EPS and competing PUR products
  • Reusable and recyclable design
  • Inbound freight arrives flat saving 50% warehouse and truck space
  • Eliminates the necessity for expedited/overnight shipping by maintaining temperatures longer
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