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When a client reaches out to their project managers, they have a product they need to protect. It is quite obviously our job to ensure that this happens - effectively and efficiently. In designing a returnable package for a customer, there are many factors that come into play. Our project managers need to take things like the weight of the part, whether the part has class A surfaces, how long the returnable packaging program is expected to be in place, and what the application might be. When we talk about applications, we are referring to how the returnable packaging will be utilized. For example, will it be used in a WIP (work in process) application  or will the pack be in transit packed on a truck for shipment perhaps.  All of the above are just a few of the many things our project managers take into consideration prior to getting a quote prepared for review. Visit our project discovery form…
We've covered the benefits of returnable packaging in our Handling of Expendable Packaging vs. Returnable Packaging post. Citing that corrugated plastic is durable, reusable, and moisture resistant. We then went further and stated the benefits of returnable packaging also include a reduction in overall shipping costs, safer delivery, and fewer workplace injuries. So we have provided you with the benefits -  but when does it make sense for you to convert to returnables if you are currently using expendables? When is the application the right one and is there a closed loop system in place? Will you receive your desired ROI when you convert? All of the previous questions come into play when your organization is in the process of making the decision to convert to returnable packaging. Afterall, we want what is best for you and if our product doesn't make sense for your application or logistical environment - then we'll help you understand what that means so you…
What is Line Side Assembly?  According to the dictionary it is a series of workers and machines in a factory by which a succession of identical items are progressively assembled. Where does returnable packaging come in? It could be integrated throughout the entire process. All of our products can be utilized on an assembly line. Whether it's a kitting pack, steel rack, a container with a divider - the list can go on; returnable packaging helps facilitate efficiency, lessens waste, accommodates ergonomics, and can be custom fit for the facilities footprint. There are two parts to line side assembly in regard to returnable packaging. On one side, the returnable packaging is sent to the supplier so the pack can be filled with the part for assembly or it goes straight to the manufacturer to be filled.
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