Transit Packaging Audit
Uncover inefficiencies and learn how you can improve your packaging processes to make savings and improve pallet stability.
Take advantage of our packaging audit to increase your efficiency
Optimisation is a key step towards maximising the efficiency and effectiveness of your packaging processes. In addition to generating significant cost and plastic reductions, it will help you to achieve pallet stability and remove the risk of movement during transit.
By analysing your packaging materials, equipment and processes we will be able to identify ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your packaging operations, reduce costs, reduce plastic waste and minimise risk.
Choosing the right
Choosing and implementing the right stretch film is very important and getting the wrong product will have significant consequences. We will highlight any inefficiencies caused by using a wrongly suited product and recommend an option that will give you the greatest return and stability.
Through comprehensive stability testing we can ensure your pallets are secure and prevent movement in transport further down the line in your supply chain.
Optimising machine settings
To maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of your transit packaging, it is essential that your machinery it set up correctly. Not stretching your stretch film to its optimum will be a huge unnecessary cost and increase the risk of movement in transit. We will be able to advise.
Customer Success Story
Customer Success Story
Customer Success Story
Could you improve packaging efficacies to save costs and reduce waste?
One of the first areas we address in our fee transit packaging audit is the configuration of goods on a pallet. Our experts can nearly always find a more effective or cost efficient stack plan. Making a simple stacking change for this global paint manface added an extra layer of products to the pallet. Delivering 60 paint tubs on a pallet instead of 48, generated a transport and efficiency gain of over £1 million per year.
IN an attempt to reduce costs its tempting to use a cheaper pallet wrap. The assumption being that using more of an inferior product that costs less is still saving money. Unfortunately addition layers of poor quality film will never be as stable as using the optimal amount of a high performance film. Even if the initial cost per reel is higher, the yield is also higher, enabling you to wrap more pallets per roll and making the cost per pallet cheaper. Talk to one of our specialists to find out how much you could save with a better quality wrap.
Too thick, too thin, too much stretch, not enough stretch. Using the wrong film to for the types of pallet loads you are wrapping will impact pallet stability. We can help you find the right film based on the size, weight and types of goods and more often than not the switch will also save you money and reduce plastic waste.
Just because you’ve always done it that way doesn’t mean it’s the most effective or efficient way. With deceased of knowledge and expertise on the latest packaging innovations we can identify simple process improvements that will reduce costs or create operational savings. Before you make any changes to your packaging you can test them in our Innovation Centre with a packaging trial so you can be confident in the results.
Incorrect machine settings is just as bad as using the wrong wrap. If your machines aren’t optimised to apply the right amount of stretch, pallet stability will be weakened. Inefficient wrapping speeds waste time and money and can cause snaping and tearing of the film leading to operational downtime. Our experts will optimise your machine settings free of charge as part of your packaging audit.
To the untrained eye your pallets might look well wrapped and secure. But will they remain stable during transport? The unpredictability of road consisting an driver behaviour can cause movement and slippage of goods on the pallet resulting in crushed or damaged products that could have been prevented.
Scientifically accurate data from pallet stability testing in our mobile lab will give you certainty that your goods will remain secure until they reach their destination.
Let Lindum help you reduce your packaging costs and improve efficiencies to save you money throughout your supply chain. Benefit from decades of knowledge and expertise as our specialist team analyse your packaging products, equipment and processes to demonstrate savings.
In a world where material costs are only going to rise and tax liabilities increase now is the time to assess your packaging operations. Start implementing changes that will save you money now and as you grow. Continuing with inefficient processes could you prevent you from scaling and increasing your production capacity. Indirect costs of poor packaging can negatively impact the bottom line and goods damaged in transit not only incur additional costs, they can also damage your reputation, retailer relationships, risk employee safety and even cost lives.