Easy clean aluminium sports kit skips
Travel Skips / Kit Skips are perfect for transporting your teams’ kit and equipment. They are lightweight, feature stacking corners and optional castors ensuring easy handling and storage, whilst being tough and durable too.
Interior surfaces are easy to clean, being perfect for muddy or dirty kit. They also offer excellent appearance and can be fully branded with team crests etc. for added visual impact.
01: Key Benefits of Aluminium Kit Skips.
Why should you use aluminium kit containers?
There are a number of crucial benefits achieved by making use of aluminium travel skips to transport your kit and equipment. In summary, these are as follows.
However, GWP would be more than happy to discuss any specific requirements you may have, and just how much benefit using kit skips can have to you and / or your kit manager.
Features and benefits of Travel Skips at a glance
02: Importance of Travel Skips?
Easy and secure transportation of your kit
With the English Premier League and the Championship being amongst the top 5 supported leagues in Europe (in terms of supporter numbers at games), plus TV audiences around the world being counted in the millions, the popularity of the English game has never been stronger.
With such global visibility, it is absolutely crucial that all aspects of clubs presentation is taken of care of – right down to the kit skips (that are often even filmed being taken off the team coach)!
In addition, the UK is also home to a wide number of professional sports leagues that are the envy of the world. Rugby, both Union and League, are watched by large numbers of viewers, as are the lower divisions of the Football League and county cricket teams.
Add in the continued legacy of the Olympics in London and you have a number of other sports steadily growing in popularity, including athletics, hockey, basketball, team cycling and many more.
When you also consider pan European competitions (the Champions League, Europa League, Heineken Cup etc) and International competition, it is clear that the potential for any club to benefit from the use of travel skips is tremendous.
03: Protection for Your Kit.
Aluminium containers that also offer exceptional usability
Providing you with the highest level of protection and security for your kit Aluminium skips from Zarges are well renowned for their high quality and durable nature, making them perfect for training gear, boots and match day kit.
First and foremost, these kit skips will keep all of your important items clean and dry during transit or storage.
They are resistant to water, rain, dust and will even protect the items within from impact and mishandling. Besides protecting your kit in this way, the travel skips can also be padlocked to protect from theft.
Aluminium travel skips are also are unaffected by extremes of temperature. This makes them perfect for a cold midweek game in January, or the pre-season trip to La Manga!
Besides this, the containers will not rust and – thanks to their long lifespan – will prove a cost-effective investment for your club.
Protect your teams kit and equipment
04: Features & Usability.
Ease of use, branding potential and additional features
Travel skips offer a number of features that make you and your staff’s life easier.
For example, they are lightweight, feature stacking corners and optional castors to ensure they are easy to transport, whilst the aluminium construction ensures they are tough and durable too.
The aluminium case interior is also easy to clean, making the skips perfect for transporting muddy or dirty kit.
In this age of constant coverage, the image of your team is important to clubs and fans alike.
Fortunately, aluminium cases kit skips can have team crests and logos applied to the exterior surfaces, ensuring that your club colours and identity can be displayed with pride at all times.
This means your kit skips can reflect the professional appearance of your team – whether it is at a high profile Premier League encounter or a pre-season training camp.
Make life easier for you and your staff
05: Applications / Images.
Image gallery highlighting typical applications / uses for Travel Skips
Aluminium skips from Zarges are well renowned for their high quality and durable nature, making them perfect for training gear, boots and match day kit.
Please see below for typical examples and applications of these Kit Skips. Click on the thumbnail for a larger image.
06: Cost Effective.
Reducing costs with travel skips
Besides offering a high-quality appearance and providing outstanding protection for your kit and equipment, aluminium kit skips can also make your life easier too.
Being exceptionally light, it ensures the kit skips are easy and safe to handle even when loaded with equipment.
This is further helped by the comfortable, ergonomic handles.
Should a case become too heavy when loaded, however, there are optional castors, wheels and trolleys that can further aid transportation.
In fact, the lightweight nature of cases means they are ATA approved for international shipping via air (perfect for European away days or pre-season tours).
The interior (and exterior) surfaces are also hygienic and easy to clean. This means that your kit skips can be re-used over many hundreds (even thousands) of trips, even if they have been used for transporting muddy and/or wet kit back from training or matches.
Their reusability, when coupled with the low cost of shipping/transit, also provides cost savings for your club.
Finally, besides your clubs branding, the exterior of the cases can be easily labelled or printed to allow for easy identification of the contents at a glance.
Lower the costs to your club
07: Aluminium Travel Skip Size Chart.
A table of sizes, weights, part numbers and colour options
Please see below for a full list of model numbers, sizes and additional information, or alternatively download the datasheet above for the information in PDF format
|SKU / Case Ref.||Internal Size (mm)||External Size (mm)|
|Zarges 40835||350 x 250 x 150||400 x 300 x 180|
|Zarges 40677||350 x 250 x 310||400 x 300 x 340|
|Zarges 40810||550 x 350 x 150||600 x 400 x 180|
|Zarges 40568||550 x 350 x 220||600 x 400 x 250|
|Zarges 40678||550 x 350 x 310||600 x 400 x 340|
|Zarges 40564||550 x 350 x 380||600 x 400 x 410|
|Zarges 40849||550 x 550 x 220||600 x 400 x 250|
|Zarges 40859||550 x 550 x 380||600 x 600 x 410|
|Zarges 40836||550 x 550 x 580||600 x 600 x 610|
|Zarges 40837||600 x 430 x 450||650 x 480 x 480|
|Zarges 40838||600 x 560 x 300||650 x 610 x 330|
|Zarges 40839||600 x 560 x 440||650 x 610 x 470|
|Zarges 40840||660 x 600 x 350||710 x 650 x 380|
|Zarges 40841||690 x 460 x 380||740 x 510 x 410|
|Zarges 40842||690 x 460 x 340||740 x 690 x 370|
|Zarges 40843||690 x 460 x 430||740 x 690 x 460|
|Zarges 40565||750 x 550 x 380||800 x 690 x 410|
|Zarges 40566||750 x 550 x 580||800 x 600 x 610|
|Zarges 40844||780 x 480 x 520||830 x 530 x 550|
|Zarges 40845||900 x 480 x 400||950 x 530 x 430|
|Zarges 40846||900 x 640 x 450||950 x 690 x 480|
|Zarges 40567||950 x 450 x 380||1000 x 500 x 410|
|Zarges 40847||1150 x 350 x 150||1200 x 400 x 180|
|Zarges 40580||1150 x 750 x 480||1200 x 800 x 510|
|Zarges 40848||1350 x 400 x 220||1400 x 450 x 250|
|Zarges 40875||1550 x 550 x 465||1600 x 600 x 495|
08: Case Studies.
Walking Football Sponsorship
Recently famed by the Barclays TV advert, Walking Football is a new pastime actively encouraging people aged over 50 to continue playing football.
One of the first over 50s Walking Football clubs was established in Hampshire 6 years ago, and in this time the sport has become increasingly popular amongst senior people who may have mobility problems.
There are now over 220 registered clubs all over the UK. Walking Football offers these individuals an alternative way to keep active whilst also getting older people to enjoy physical exercise.
Walking Football is a slower, more practical version of football where any player caught running grants a free kick to the opposition, creating a fun, non-contact sport.
The club was designed to tackle inactivity and social isolation whilst providing an opportunity to interact with other like-minded individuals.
How GWP Protective helped
In April 2015, Farnborough’s over 50’s Walking Football club embarked on the first ever international Walking Football tournament to Portugal.
Sponsored by the international tax and wealth management company Blevins Franks, teams from Farnborough, Hampshire and the Soccor Olhanense Strollers (SOS) joined in the over 50’s tournament at Olhao.
GWP Protective supported the Farnborough Walking Football team by supplying them with specialist Zarges aluminium kit skips to transport vital kit and medical equipment on this tour.
Used to store the teams’ kit, physio bags, defibrillators, crutches, Cryocuffs and club footballs, it was also suitable for air freight and lockable to ensure that all items were kept safe too.
Find out more on Walking Football
Visit the news section of the GWP website to see the full story and find out how the team got on the first Walking Football international match, or alternatively watch the Barclays advert for a flavour of the Walking Football activity (see above).
09: GWP Protective.
A single source supplier that you can trust
GWP Protective have over twenty-five years experience in providing high-quality transit cases and containers to a variety of industries.
Supplying clubs throughout all tiers of the English football pyramid – including a number of high profile premier league teams – you can benefit from no obligation, impartial advice on the best solution for your team.
With a dedicated sales and support team, a case design studio that can cater for any specific requirements or custom options you may need, plus a modern production facility, you can be certain that the travel skips you specify will be of the highest quality and tailored to your exact needs.
All this, and you can benefit from the UK’s lowest prices as well.
So whether you look after the kit for a rugby team, semi-professional football team or transport the actual football shirts that millions of fans wear replicas of, aluminium kit/travel skips are the perfect solution for any kit manager and team.
Find out more about Travel Skips
If you think that you could benefit from Travel Skips, then please speak with a member of the GWP team for further advice and a free quotation.