Sending a package has risks, it’s obvious, but one of the best ways to insure the package is to package it correctly. Incorrectly packaged shipments costs companies millions every year from damages occurring during transit – cost of damaged shipments. In order to provide customers with the best packaging options for shipment there are three key things to focus on to reduce damaged shipments:
- Software that determines the packaging selections. Make sure that you’re using the most appropriate box size which permits you to spend the least which guaranteeing the greatest protection.
- New protective material. We’ve come a long way from standard Styrofoam. New, better, more shock absorbent void fill solutions are coming along and making sure that you’re R&D are in front of those trends is imperative to make sure you have the best solutions for your customers.
- Pre-shipment testing. We crash test cars to make sure that can protect the passengers, doing the same for packages makes sense to validate the effectiveness of the packaging materials. Simulating various drops, compression, vibration and temperature changes are all occurrences that can happen during shipment and ensuring that your team is equipped to correctly simulate these is important.
Do you have the right team to think ahead of the market and create the best protective product? Or the right team to test all your products? Ultimately, protecting shipments is what customers care about but making sure that you have the right team to get you there should be top of mind. Do you know where to find these talents or how to identify them quickly and effectively? Let the experts who do this day in and day out help you build your team to best serve your customers and grow your business.
We can help decrease the cost of damaged shipments!