It’s time to say goodbye to downtime and poor pallet wrap performance

iWrap Managed Services is a market-leading service that improves and optimises your pallet wrap operation – while also reducing your costs and plastic use – it’s an innovative way to manage and finance your pallet wrap operation.

Inspired by the technology sector – it’s no longer about paying for the hardware and consumables, but it’s all about paying for the business benefits.

Managing your business day to day means keeping a number of vital cogs turning. But, if your pallet wrap operation lets you down, everything grinds to a halt. We’re here to make sure that doesn’t happen. This way, you can improve the performance of your pallet wrap operation without making significant up-front investments, and start reaping the performance benefits straight away, while protecting your business capital, which can be deployed more effectively elsewhere in your organisation.

Save time. Save money. Drive efficiencies. Reduce plastic.

To keep your logistics moving, constantly monitoring your pallet wrap systems is critical.
Proactive monitoring prevents potential issues before they happen, and avoids major downtime. As a part of our iWrap Managed Services, proactive monitoring also helps you make informed strategic and tactical business decisions about how you run your pallet wrap
operation more effectively.

Our sophisticated monitoring technology provides real-time system diagnostics, and notifications. Instant alerts will draw your attention to anything abnormal so we can investigate and address potential problems before they happen, mitigating risk, whilst maximising operational effectiveness.

Free up capital and reduce your risk

Instead of making large, up-front payments and investments in your pallet wrap operation, you have the ability to fund it through our Managed Service, spreading the cost into simple, affordable monthly payments. With iWrap Managed Services, you can finance your pallet operation in a way that lets you benefit from the latest solutions now – while minimising risk and freeing up business capital.

Innovate your entire pallet wrap operation

iWrap Managed Services can help you select the right pallet wrap machines for your organisation, combine it with the correct high-performance film, and monitor its daily performance. All whilst overcoming the financial barriers to buying the latest technology and hardware.

A full turnkey service
Saving you time and money, whilst delivering significant return on investment.

An innovative way to pay and operate
Finance and manage your pallet wrap operation at a fixed low monthly cost.

Monitor and optimise
The latest monitoring technology delivers real-time data, intelligent analysis, predictive maintenance alerts and more.

A Complete Service
Hardware, annual maintenance, break fix maintenance, configuration, performance monitoring, and pallet wrap consumables for a low monthly cost.

Capex vs Opex
As a managed service, it’s highly tax efficient and helps you retain your working capital.

Designed around you
We tailor your solution to your budget and pallet wrap consumption, including hardware, maintenance and professional services.

Free hardware refresh options
So you’ll always benefit from the latest machinery, hardware and technology.

Reduce risk, maximise performance
We manage and monitor your entire pallet wrap operation, maximising performance whilst reducing cost.

A predictable, low-cost, high performance service

With iWrap Managed Services, you can include more than you think with our OpEx funding model, including a wide range of pallet wrapping machines and hardware, all your pallet wrap consumables including pallet wrap film, covers and hoods, maintenance, both proactive and break fit maintenance services, plus aftercare, and all other professional services that Acopia offers.

We can even include existing hardware and machinery.

iWrap Managed Services , is a full end-to-end service with a simple monthly cost. We’ll walk you through the scope and range of the service we can offer and tailor the right approach for your business based upon your exact requirements, subject to site survey and inspection.

Designing the perfect pallet wrap operation for your business

Maximise your pallet wrapping performance with guidance and advice from our leading specialists. Our specialists have many years’ experience and understanding of pallet wrapping operation, and they’re happy to share this experience and knowledge with you.

We’ll spend time on-site with you, getting to know your operation, your existing processes,
layout, systems, equipment and resourcing. Using this insight as the foundation for any future solution, our specialists will conduct a detailed cost benefit analysis and recommend ways to improve your operation.

It all starts with an initial audit, which includes:

• Capturing operational objectives and requirements
• Process mapping and analysis – to measure and assess your current processes
• Analysing your performance – and pallet wrap consumption
• Quantifying the amount of plastic consumed
• Cutting plastic waste – we’ll recommend ways to reduce the amount you use
• Process improvement recommendations – simplifying and standardising where possible to drive efficiencies
• Ergonomics recommendations – for your team members
• Sustainability recommendations – with advice on how to achieve your sustainability goals.
• We provide detailed analysis on, pallet wrap consumption, operational efficiency, load stability and safer working
• Providing a solution and implementation design – a solution design for your future pallet wrap operation

Take the risk out of your decisions when it comes to you innovating your pallet wrap operation with iWrap Managed Services.

You can find out more about iWrap Managed Services at to download our complete guide to how it works or call us on 0845 075 6111 for more information if you would like to take advantage of our range of free advisory services and audits.


As the country continues its cautious bounce back after a crippling year for many businesses in 2020, we are seeing even more supporting initiatives from Government forming part of their stimulus package. This is one we’re particularly excited about as this really helps business to Build Back Better. This super deduction tax break is designed as a kick-start to the economy, supporting businesses to invest in much needed equipment at this crucial time. So, let’s take a look at what businesses can claim for.

What are the criteria for claiming the super deduction tax break?

The opportunity to claim for this tax break has been in place from 1 April this year and will run until  31 March 2023. This directly places support with companies investing in new plant machinery. This will enable businesses who buy these assets to claim:

  • a 130% super-deduction capital allowance on qualifying plant and machinery investments
  • a 50% first-year allowance for qualifying special rate assets

Any purchase arrangements already in progress before the 1st April will not be eligible.

What does this tax break mean in real terms for you?

This super-deduction means that for every pound spent on investing in new machinery, you will be able to cut your tax bill by 25p. So this really does represent an incredible saving for individual businesses as well as stimulating growth for the UK as a whole.

What equipment qualifies for the tax break?

The equipment will need to be unused – so not second hand. The list of machinery can be anything from working vehicles to office furniture. This list below shows the kind of equipment that can be claimed for, and is not exhaustive. Click here to see more about eligible equipment for the super deduction tax break fact sheet.

  • Solar panels
  • Computer equipment and servers
  • Tractors, lorries, vans
  • Ladders, drills, cranes
  • Office chairs and desks
  • Electric vehicle charge points
  • Refrigeration units
  • Compressors
  • Foundry equipment

What could these savings look like in practice?

This is an example of a super-deduction saving after spending £1 million on qualifying machinery:

• Spending £1m in this way means the company can deduct £1.3m
(130% of the initial investment) in computing its taxable profits

• Deducting £1.3m from taxable profits will save the company up to 19% of that – or
£247,000 – on its corporation tax bill.

Can I use the super deduction tax break for new packaging machines and equipment?

The answer is YES!

Packaging Machines to consider purchasing with the super deduction tax break

Packaging Machines to consider purchasing with the super deduction tax break

There has never been a better time to think about investing in packaging machinery with this opportunity. If you have been thinking of upgrading to a more automated approach or integrating packaging machinery where you can – now is definitely the time to do it. And now you will be able to afford to do more and make a real impact in your operation’s productivity.

Packaging machinery can bring real benefits to your operation by speeding up processes, making your business more efficient and competitive.  So your shopping list could include equipment that also allows you to consider eco-friendly options with paper tape machines, sustainable cardboard shredders like the Ecopax machines to create your own void fill as well as the range of Papertech machines that supports on demand paper void fill.

But where you’re really going to see increased benefits is with larger investments that can create a step-change in your operation with equipment such as pallet wrap machines. If you’ve been thinking ahead to April next year and the start of the new Plastic Packaging Tax, wondering how you were going to adapt your operation – then this is your big opportunity to meet this head on, still save money and reduce plastic consumption.

Buying a new pallet wrap machine with the super deduction tax break

Buying a new pallet wrap machine can be quite daunting. If you’ve been working with an older model for a while, you will be amazed at the advancements that have been made.  So we’ve put together a guide to the latest and some of the best pallet wrap machines you can find on the market today from entry level options all the way up to portable intelligent ‘robot’ style models!


iWrap S7 Robopac Robot pallet wrap machine, now available with the super deduction tax break

iWrap S7 Robopac Robot pallet wrap machine, now available with the super deduction tax break

Team up your new machine with a high performance film and you’re all set to:

> speed up your despatch operation

> reduce the amount of plastic you use and the amount of film you need to buy

> reduce your liability for the Plastic Tax due to 40% reduced plastic consumption

> build in safety with high performance film combined with latest machine advancements

> reduce your film costs by 25% on your cost per wrapped pallet

Unlocking future savings with the super tax deduction tax break

We think this really is too good to miss! Not only are you benefitting hugely from your initial investment, it will continue to pay dividends down the line as you start to reap the on-going accumulated savings.

There is a lot to consider and a good place to start is by asking your packaging supplier to come in, provide you with a complete overview of your operation, working with you to understand what type of machinery will serve you best. Performing a complete plastic audit will help you can see in real terms the plastic and financial savings you can make, on top of the tax break.

If you would like further information on how to get started, please drop us a message using the form below.

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