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Reduce packaging costs

A range of strategies and ideas to reduce your ongoing packaging costs

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Protection for your products and equipment to prevent costly damage in transit

Improve packaging efficiency

Streamline your operations, enhancing efficiency & productivity

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Minimise the environmental impact of your packaging and business

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Custom packaging to your exact requirements, designed by an award winning team

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A range of guides, tips and detailed articles to improve your packaging

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Transit Packaging

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Range of strategies & services

Manufacturers of Bespoke Transport Packaging

Corrugated cardboard transit packaging tailored to your specific requirements

Your business can source a huge range of transit packaging from GWP, including everything from standard boxes to completely bespoke solutions. These can also be designed to incorporate tailored levels of transit protection, calculated stacking strength, branding and many other features.

The engineered packaging solutions available to your business can also enable you to reduce your overall costs through both transit damage reduction and reduced packing time. Supporting services and analysis can also result in increased productivity, reduced storage requirements and improved environmental performance.

Please see below for the range of transit packaging that you can source and customise through GWP.

Corrugated cardboard cases

Corrugated Cases (0201s)

Transit packaging colours

Custom Sizes
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Die cut transit packaging

Die Cut Boxes / Packaging

Transit packaging colours

Custom Sizes
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5 Panel Wrap

5 Panel Wraps / Wraparounds

Transit packaging colours

Custom Sizes
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Bespoke transit packaging

Custom Transit Packaging

Transit packaging colours

Fully Bespoke
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Crash Lock Boxes

Crash Lock Boxes

Transit packaging colours

Custom Sizes
Various options

FEFCO Cartons

FEFCO Style Boxes

Transit packaging colours

100+ Styles
Custom sizes

Cardboard produce trays

Cardboard Trays

Transit packaging colours

Custom Sizes
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BDCM boxes

BDCM Boxes

Cardboard packaging insert colours

4 Standard Sizes
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BDC boxes

BDC Cartons

Cardboard packaging insert colours

3 Standard Sizes
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Archive boxes

Archive Boxes

Transit packaging colours

Custom Sizes
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Composite packaging

Composite Packs

Cardboard packaging insert colours

Custom Sizes
Various Options

Correx totes

Correx® Boxes

Correx packaging colours

Custom Sizes
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Single walled cardboard box

Single Wall Boxes

Custom Sizes
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Double wall cardboard boxes

Double Wall Boxes

Custom Sizes
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Triwall Boxes

Triple Wall Boxes

Custom Sizes
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Pallet boxes

Pallet Boxes

Custom Sizes
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Pallet optimised boxes

Pallet Optimised Boxes

Custom Sizes
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Alternative Packaging Options

Wide range of packaging designs for every industry and application

Besides the array of transit packaging options, you can in fact source a much wider range of corrugated packaging from GWP too – plus a number of non cardboard options as well. Please see below for additional information.

Ecommerce packaging boxes

Ecommerce Boxes

Ecommerce packaging colour options

Custom Sizes
Various Configurations

Postal book wraps

Postal Packaging

Postal packaging colour options

Custom Sizes
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PIP boxes

Royal Mail PIP

PiP Box colours

4 x Sizes
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Subscription box packaging

Subscription Boxes

Ecommerce packaging colour options

Custom Sizes
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Korrvu suspension packaging

Korrvu®

Cardboard packaging insert colours

3 x Styles
Custom sizes

Printed product packaging

Retail / Printed

Retail & POS colour options

Custom Sizes
Various Options

Integral fittings

Inserts & Fittings

Cardboard packaging insert colours

Custom Sizes
Various options

Foam lined cardboard boxes

Foam Packaging

Foam packaging colours

Custom Sizes
Various grades

Void fill packaging

Paper Void Fill

Void Fill colours

Various Options
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Cardboard bottle packaging

Bottle Boxes

Bottle carrier colour options

Custom Sizes
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Liquiguard waterproof cardboard coating

Surface Coatings

Custom Sizes
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Corrugated cardboard spools

Specialist Products

Custom Sizes
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More Info on Transit Packaging

Protect products / orders during shipping

Regardless of whether you sell industrial parts / components to B2B clients, send consumer goods to individuals, or are part of a multinational supply chain, having items damaged in transit can have a (significant) detrimental impact on your business success.

This is why it is critical that your transit packaging is tailored to your exact requirements, using the optimum material and design to eliminate damage to your goods in transit.

This not only saves you the admin and inconvenience of replacements and returns, but also significantly reduces your costs. The effect on your company’s reputation – and the ability to secure repeat business – is immeasurable too.

Ultimately, successful transit / industrial packaging can be key to your business success.

Make your transport packaging work harder for your business

As manufacturers ourselves, GWP understand the challenges that manufacturing businesses like yours face.

Rising labour costs. Ever shortening deadlines to meet orders. The need for investment in staff and equipment. Logistics. Damage to items in transit. Lack of warehouse space. The list goes on and on.

At GWP Packaging we believe that, rather than being another difficulty to overcome, your packaging should actually help you to mitigate or even completely resolve at lot of these issues.

How?

Well, you can source easy assemble boxes to speed up packing times, reducing your labour costs. Boxes tailored to specific sizes can help to eliminate the cost (and time / process) of secondary packaging, such as void fill and tapes. And you can even reduce your warehouse requirements by having GWP hold your packaging inventory at our warehouse and delivering it on a just in time basis.

These benefits can help you improve efficiency and productivity, reduce your lead times and , ultimately, reduce your ongoing costs.

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Key details on transit packaging in under 2 minutes

Interested in seeing further details on the various transport packaging options available to your business? Then please watch the short video below.

You can also view this, and a number of other videos, on GWP Groups’ YouTube channel.

Transit Packaging FAQs

Common questions on the topic of Transport Packaging

As getting your transit packaging right can have such a huge impact on your business, there are understandably a number of questions on this subject. The below section aims to answer the most common of these.

However, if you cannot find the answer to your specific question, please contact a member of the GWP team on 01793 754 444 or email [email protected]

Is corrugated cardboard suitable for transit packaging applications?

Corrugated cardboard is widely used by companies of all sizes for their transit packaging. It is cost effective, surprisingly durable, and can be tailored to specific sizes and levels of performance to make it suitable for virtually any product / market.

My shipping costs are excessive – can my transit packaging help?

Using “off the shelf” cardboard boxes in standard sizes can have a surprisingly large impact on your shipping costs. Stock sizes mean you are always selecting a box which is slightly too big and filling the excess space inside with void fill. You are then paying extra to ship this! Custom sized transit packaging (and even switching material grades) can help to resolve this issue.

Can transit packaging really help my staff productivity?

One of the overlooked bottlenecks in terms of manufacturing or fulfilment is that of packing times. Boxes that are slow or difficult to assemble and / or pack can have a negative impact on your staff productivity. Solutions such as easy assemble crash lock boxes, or integral fittings, can alleviate this and help to reduce ongoing labour costs.

Can my transit packaging be printed with logos etc.?

It adds relatively little cost to add one or two colour printing to your transport packaging. Printed transit packaging effectively provides a free form of advertising through your supply chain and can also be used for more practical purposes such as including handling instructions, identification numbers and so on.

What should I use for returnable transit packaging?

Besides single trip corrugated packaging, GWP can also provide a wide range of returnable transit packaging options. This includes durable moulded plastic totes and containers, custom designed Correx® packaging, as well as the new Rapitainer system. As suppliers of these alongside corrugated cardboard options, GWP can provide truly impartial advice on the best solution for your specific application.

Is cardboard transit packaging waterproof?

Whilst corrugated cardboard material itself is not waterproof, it is possible to add a degree of water resistance to your transit packaging by using Liquiguard coating. This will ensure your transit packaging can cope with moisture and being left outside etc, prolonging its lifespan and increasing the protection offered too. GWP can also supply Correx® boxes (effectively plastic cardboard) if completely water resistant packaging is required.

My business has little storage space for packaging, can you help?

Fully assembled transit packaging, whilst time saving, can take up huge amounts of (costly) warehouse space. But GWP can provide a number of solutions for this. Firstly, you can choose to have your cardboard packaging supplied assembled (for quicker packing) or flat (for reduced storage). For businesses with an ongoing requirement, you can also take advantage of a fully managed inventory service, where your packaging is stored at GWP’s warehouse and delivered on a “just in time” basis.

Buy Corrugated Transit Packaging

Tailored product, tailored pricing, tailored service

GWP believe that using packaging that is tailored to your specific requirements will always prove more successful – and cost effective – in the longer term.

As such, if you decide to work with us, you will benefit from a full design service (with a dedicated designer / engineer), customised pricing with no obligation quotes, and fully tailored packaging that provides the optimum level of protection at the best possible price.

Sound good? Then please request free, impartial advice on the best transit packaging solution for your specific application today.

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