Category: Damage Prevention Case Studies

Product packaging case study – Retail

protective packaging materials

Solving the damaged consumer products problem A national retailer had a major problem that they didn’t know how to fix. Damaged products and returns were becoming a constant problem as they used a ship-from-store fulfillment method. The centralized ordering system they used determined the closest location to a customer for their online orders. The problem with this was the inconsistent packaging from their employees. The cost of shipping damage continued to rise, along with angry customers. It was time for

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Pallet stabilization with chipboard

Chipboard better than corrugated sheets

What is chipboard used for? Chipboard can be used as a pallet stabilizer and protection for products. When compared to corrugated sheets, it’s less expensive, lightweight and reusable. It’s a great alternative for pallet stabilization if you’re looking to reduce costs. We’ve had many companies come to us looking for a way to reduce material costs and not know where to look. This is a great place to start because there’s many benefits to using it on your pallets. Chipboard

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eBook: Stretch Wrap- Choosing to Automate

Introduction: The choice to automate stretch wrap Lean methodology. Cost savings initiatives. Elimination of waste. Problem solving and key performance indicators. All of these terms are used on a daily basis in manufacturing facilities that use stretch wrap. With costs and competition increasing daily, how can you stay competitive? You need to increase your throughput while reducing costs. It seems counterintuitive trying to do more with less resources, but that is the direction of American manufacturing. With imports arriving daily

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Tile wholesaler reduces damage by switching to foam-in-place system

Foam-in-place packaging helps protect packages with a custom foam insert.

When you’re shipping something delicate, it’s critical that you’re using the right cushioning system; it’s time to consider a foam-in-place system. A major East Coast wholesaler of high end tile, stone, and decorative metal was experiencing significant damage to its small quantity shipments. Frequently asked to send sample or replacement tiles to retailers, contractors, and consumers, the company relied on an air cushioning system coupled with expanded polystyrene (EPS) to protect as many as 350 shipments per day. The air

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Stopping damage with unique angle board solution

Unique angle board solution eliminates a problem that costs manufacturers millions of dollars per year in rejected shipments An innovative custom solution can help manufacturers of large appliances eliminate the damage caused to their packaging by clamp trucks. Instead of forklifts and pallets, many manufacturers are using clamp trucks to quickly load, unload and store product. The problem that is often encountered with clamp trucks is that they can crush boxes side-to-side during the loading process. When a clamp truck picks up a unit to load it into a trailer, it can exert up to 2,000

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