The packing department is typically the last step in the shop floor workflow and consequences of waste earlier in the process will ultimately end up here.
Often the instructions from the order office are missing, simply because there is no overall process, so detailed packing instructions don’t follow with the job.
Frequently trucks are on hold due to uncomplete orders or missed deadlines. And, trucks leave half full or carrying air due to oversized standard packaging.
If you want to make a quick and perfect fitting shipping box for your own products, the easy solution is QuickBox, it is part of i-PC, the front-end of the Kongsberg cutting tables.
If you have larger production runs with products shipped on pallets or as boxes, the Cape palletization software is a key solution.