Will a return program transform your expendable packaging expenses into reusable packaging assets?
Start by asking yourself four key questions about your packaging usage and distribution system.
4 Questions to Ask about Reverse Distribution
Reverse distribution is the process of managing the tracking, return and refurbishment of assets from your distribution chain. Put simply, you save money by returning pallets, crates and other packaging to be used again. As an added benefit, return programs reduce the disposal burden for your customers.
Is it for you? Let's find out:
Finding Cost Savings
As you can see, the decision to implement a pallet return program is not straightforward. Not to worry. A reverse distribution expert can easily show you the unique opportunities your system has to save.
In many cases, the savings comes from places you haven't yet considered. Return programs can include a variety of transport products including pallets, skids, crates, packaging, parts, u-channels, straps and more.
Should you be returning assets? Finding out is easy. Start by telling us about your system or ask us a question for free.
Post by: Kent Longardner, Technical Sales Manager
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