This short article delves into the very important matter of ensuring that all goods and/or materials that need to be packaged for distribution and/or for material use, are packaged correctly at all times, as it relates to the commercial or business practice being carried out. And to help the new business get its processing and packaging requirements right first time around and for the long-term, professional and risk management focused packaging consulting needs to come into play.
The specialized packaging consultant needs to understand his client’s business inside and out. He needs to have an acute knowledge of the processing and manufacturing and distribution processes, as well as packaging procedures. If no such knowledge is forth-coming, then intensive research and development work needs to be carried out before the packaging consultant is in any reasonable position to put forward a coherent or relevant or sustainable proposal or solution for his client.
The risk management component will remain important, if not, a permanent feature of the packaging industry. After all, just what is the main purpose of packaging? To provide permanent or temporary protection for all goods and materials that need to be packaged. While all these goods and materials are being distributed and transported, as well as shelved until such time that they are purchased or ordered, the packaging materials need to be protecting these goods and materials.
At all times. And that would be non-negotiable, surely. At the same time, while packaging materials are able to provide protection for goods and materials, as well as reputational protection for the business owner, the packaging materials also need to be able to provide protection for the commercial and domestic clients out there, as it relates to the kind of goods and materials being packaged.Continue reading