Larger savings opportunities are available in operational improvements such as employing automation equipment and robotics. Leveraging packaging for savings in logistics such as warehouse and packaging operations, storage, and freight has major potential as well.
Automation & Productivity
Technology provides means of increasing throughput and efficiencies. Packaging faster, more metrics, less labor, reliable. This results in lowering your packaging cost per product. This drops right to the bottom line.
Reducing Logistics Costs
When it comes to packaging cost reductions, there can be a focus on the material cost, negotiating low prices, bids, or the too much focus on the price paid for packaging materials. A systems approach can help you identify and execute significant cost reductions in shipping, warehousing, labor and handling costs. Often, there is more potential in the system cost – how packaging is affecting labor costs, consuming facility costs and creating negative impacts on shipping costs.
- Right-sizing and right-weighting of packaging
- Leverage packaging for logistics cost reductions
- Don't make mistake of looking at materials costs and miss the bigger picture of logistics costs
Our approach, methodologies, is to get in and see what you got, where you might have wins or applications that packaging technology can help your operational success.
Programs such as bulk packaging purchases, special stock agreements and custom manufacturing can produce financial wins. Shippers Supply also helps with inventory management, providing JIT delivery, minimizing your storage and warehousing footprint, lessen your equipment handling needs and optimize inventory. Ultimately, we want to earn the right to operate as your packaging partner.
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