Research repeatedly shows that materials handling departments operate with an acute emphasis on controlling costs, developing process efficiencies, and improving service to their customers. One of the crucial functions for any manufacturing or distribution organization is the ability to pack and ship items in a highly efficient and resourceful manner.
An operation’s boxing and packaging process is an area where companies can effectively lower costs, improve customer satisfaction and sustain beneficial environmental practices.
Custom-sized, or On Demand Packaging™ is considered by users or those aware of this system as a technology that can help meet these objectives.
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Replacing older, less-efficient lift trucks at the right time can reduce your maintenance costs, improve your productivity and, most importantly, save money and maximize your return on investment.
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