When is it Ideal to Use a Cargo Cover?
Insulated cargo covers are ideal one-way solutions for temperature sensitive products like perishables and temperature sensitive products. They are perfect for situations where a combined load of goods at various temperature and sizes exists in the trailer. They are also much quicker to deploy than individual insulated pallet covers. With their light weight design, you simply throw the cargo cover over the load and close up the trailer. When not needed it folds up into a small space.
Why Use a Cargo Cover?
They are an economical way of covering a load of temperature sensitive goods like foods and pharmaceutical products quickly and inexpensively.
How to Store the Cargo Covers?
We recommend that the covers are kept in a cold environment before using. This will prevent raising the temperature on the products that you are covering.
How Does an Insulated Pallet Cover Differ From a Cargo Cover?
A cargo cover is used to cover an entire load inside of a semi trailer and has a flat design to drape over the products. The insulated pallet covers have box design with 4 sides and a top with the bottom open to completely cover the pallet and goods.
Are the Cargo Covers Water Resistant and Washable?
Yes the pallet covers are water resistant and washable. They are made from a slick material which is easy to clean.
Are the Cargo Covers Bulky?
Generally you would think anything that is insulated would be bulky and hard to move. The cargo covers however are designed to be thin and light weight making them easy to handle and fold up. They were designed around the transportation industries need for rapid movement of product.
Can They Be Custom Made?
Yes in addition to the standard sizes we offer, they can also be made to any custom size. The foil bubble version also can be purchased in roll form which allows the operator to deploy them by unrolling and overlapping the rolls.
How Long Will The Covers Keep The Product Cold?
There are a lot of variables to consider when testing an insulated cargo cover as it relates to the warming of goods. Real world conditions vary greatly so defining a definitive answer is not easy. With that, ALCO, like most companies provides example case studies for hypothetical situations. These test results are on the product pages of our site as they differ from one cover to the next. If you can’t find the test data please ask your sales representative and we can email the data over to you.