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Effective Packaging for Outbound Logistics

Outbound logistics refer to the outgoing of goods involves transportation, storage, and delivery that brings the products to the customer. And to move the finished product to the customer, there will be several things to consider from the packaging of finished goods and delivery to varies destination. Order from the customer can go from one carton to a large shipment. Thus, outbound logistics should optimize so that it can run as efficiently as possible.

The Functions of Packaging

Outbound logistics is a movement of goods from point A to point B of the destination. And to that effect, packaging should be designed to adapt to the customer’s request, transport, identification, and meet the regulation applicable.

From logistics, packaging should have the following function:

  • Convenient – for the package could be moved conveniently from one place to another place and can be handled easily.
  • Economical – if the packaging is expensive, the cost will be put into the product which will increase the price of the product.

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Kate Lim Boon Yar, DLSM
Kate Lim Boon Yar has substantial years of experience in customer service, including logistics operations. She holds an Executive Certificate in Supply Chain Management. Kate Lim is a member of the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). She completed the Diploma in Logistics and Supply Management (DLSM) on September 2020 at SIPMM Institute.
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