You may be inflating
your transport costs

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storage costs
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transport costs
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& returns
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admin costs
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productivity
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experience
Reduce
storage costs
Reduce
transport costs
Reduce damages
& returns
Reduce
admin costs
Increase
productivity
Enhance customer
experience
Controlling transport costs has a vital role to
play in reducing other Significant Six costs

Macfarlane Packaging’s central promise is to protect your goods in storage and transport.

We can protect your products in transport in a way that also protects profits and improves operational efficiency by using better pack design and reducing the amount of infill and unused space per load.

The case study on this page shows how we helped a major automotive manufacturer to increase payload capacity by 33% without increasing pallet height.

To find out how we can help you achieve similar improvements, submit the form below or call us now on 0800 2888 444

Case Study

We helped a leading automotive manufacturer to slash transportation costs and reduce its carbon footprint

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See how some of our existing customers reduced storage costs and improved efficiency

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The Significant Six

The Significant Six are the big hidden costs that undermine the efficiency and cost effectiveness of all packaging operations.

We have identified them, analysed them and developed products and strategies to reduce or eliminate them.

Our packaging experts are ready to help you find and remove this destructive half dozen from your operation.

You’ve seen how we can help with storage costs.
What other Significant Six costs are hiding in your packaging operation?

Reduce Transport Costs

Carton re-engineered to improve pallet yield

Additional layer added within the maximum height of 1200mm

Number of packages per pallet increased from 18 to 24

Payload improvement of 33%

We can re-design your packaging to deliver significant cost savings in transportation including:

  • Increased pallet yield
  • Increased payload
  • Reduced carbon footprint

The following is an example of work completed for a leading Automotive manufacturer.

The dimensions of the existing shipper pack were changed to enable 1 additional layer per pallet.

We changed the external dimensions from 321x321x335 to 391x391x260mm and increased payload capacity by 33%.

  • Euro Pallet Size : 1200x800mm
  • Max Pallet Height: 1200mm
  • No. packages: 18
  • No. of layers: 3
  • Surface usage: 64.4%
  • Volume usage: 53.9%
  • Cube per Pallet: 0.504 cubic meters

  • Euro Pallet Size : 1200x800mm
  • Max Pallet Height: 1200mm
  • No. packages: 18
  • No. of layers: 3
  • Surface usage: 64.4%
  • Volume usage: 53.9%
  • Cube per Pallet: 0.504 cubic meters