Macfarlane Packaging, our parent company, has been awarded the Supply Chain Solution of the Year at the UK Packaging Awards. A Closed Loop Transit Pack developed for customer Peak Scientific saw our colleagues scoop up the award at the ceremony held on 30th October.
The award-winning design
Replacing heavy timber crates, the award-winning solution is made with high density polyethylene fibre for durability. Plus, it uses Airsac inflatable liner to protect sensitive electronic equipment from damage.
The pack is user-friendly with zip, Velcro and clip closures. Built-in Castor wheels and a pull strap also allow for simple and safe manoeuvring of heavy product.
Carl Smethurst, Airsac Category Manager, said: “As Network Packaging was the original home of Airsac inflatable packaging, we’re excited to see the product being used successfully across Macfarlane Group to create amazing protective designs, including this award-winning pack.”
Packaging that delivers results
Not only is the Closed Loop Transit Pack prize winning, it also delivered tangible results for Peak Scientific, including:
- Reducing pack weight by over 44kg – no more bulky wooden crates
- Releasing valuable storage space – when not in use, the design can be folded flat
- Delivering savings of £15,000 per year – slashing delivery costs and the expense of replacing damaged goods
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