Would you like to simplify and speed up your work? We package the bigger multipacks of manufacturers into smaller commercial units for smaller stores and retail units. We pick them onto pallets according to the needs of the store or retail unit and thus hand them over to the supplier. Consumer unit packs and multipacks of course will not be opened.
Let’s start with the basics: the 3 main packaging types (see article: types of packaging)
In order to understand exactly what this whole thing is about, you should be aware of the different types of packaging. Let us simply explain!
# 1 Primary = Consumer Packaging: the one that directly protects the product. For example, for a shampoo or a soft drink, this means the bottle itself. By purchasing the product, the consumer also buys the primary packaging, so the attention-raising design is an important aspect.
# 2 Secondary = multipack: contains specified quantities of products of the same type. Its principal function is to facilitate the handling, storage and registration of goods. For example, a plastic crate usually contains 20 bottles of beer (24 can per tray).
# 3 Tertiary = transport packaging: its main purpose is to protect products from injury and to facilitate their delivery from A to B. The most common thing to think about is a unit load (more multipacks, for example, more packs of 6 bottles of mineral water in packaging film on a pallet)
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What does exactly order-picking mean?
The concept of order picking is not so complicated: it simply means that the goods are divided, i.e. sorted according to certain criteria and needs.
Now that you know what we mean by order-picking (sorting onto pallets) , let’s dig a little deeper into the subject. The picking process can happen in several ways: the one-step (serial) technique is when the goods are sorted per order. In this case, the order form performs the function of the list for sorting. For the two-step method, the picking staff is working in parallel on several orders at the same time. The latter strategy also takes into account the exact location of the goods.
Professional order picking = satisfied customers
Still unclear? Here is a concrete example to make it even more clear: there is a food company that wants to deliver to a convenience store. The store ordered 144 pcs of ketchup and the same amount of mustard and mayonnaise. That is to say, 1-1 multipack units of 3 kinds of goods. That’s exactly what they need, nothing more (and nothing less).
If the said convenience store receives only 120 instead of 144 ketchup, it may end the partnership. And if more goods are delivered than ordered, it will be a loss to the supplier company. Order-picking onto pallets is therefore one of the most important sorting work, where there is a lot of potential for error, therefore it must be done with extreme precision!
You do not have to worry, our logistics experts carefully prepare the ordered goods for your partner, which we deliver to the supplier. In our own crate factory, quality EUR or custom pallets are made to facilitate the movement of goods.
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