5 things every retailer should know

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Leavs Ltd top 5 pieces of advice for retailers packaging and posting products.

Ensuring your product reaches it's destination safely is possibly the most important part of any retailers operation.

The fundamental advice shared in this slideshow have been learnt through years of experience in retail and packaging.

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5 things every retailer should know

  1. 1. Post & Packaging advice for retailersA slideshow presentation from Leavs Ltd sustainable eco packaging visit www.leavs-packaging.co.uk for more information L eavs Sust a i n a b le Ec o Pack ag i ng
  2. 2. No 1Include aBuffer zonearound yourproducts
  3. 3. Include a “Buffer zone” of at least3cm around your product.Items in contact with the sidesof a package risk being brokenduring transitEnsure the Buffer zone isfilled with a suitable void fillpackaging material such as LeavsLtd sustainable eco packaging.
  4. 4. No 2Shop around for your shipping
  5. 5. Save money, use surplus capacitycourier companies.These companies resell surpluscapacity on the main couriernetworksGet some greatly reduced priceswhilst still having your productsshipped to the same quality ofservice.
  6. 6. No 3Never markyour packagefor special care
  7. 7. Using special care stickers canmake your package a targetProducts packaged appropriatelywill be adequately protected forall normal transit wear and tear.Don’t make your parcel atarget for abnormal abuse bythe occasional unprofessionalcourier employee.
  8. 8. No 4Practice packaging your products
  9. 9. Experiment with different methodsof packaging your productTry different ways of packagingyour products, making sure tonote down what you are doing.Test your package by droppingthe parcel from shoulder heightonto a hard surface.
  10. 10. No 5Packagemultiple itemssensibly
  11. 11. Carefully consider how multipleitems are packagedPack breakable items in themiddle surrounded by as muchvoid fill material as possible.Pack the most weighty productsat the base of the parcel.
  12. 12. Thanks for viewing this slideshowvisit www.leavs-packaging.co.uk for more eco packaging news and information L eavs Sust a i n a b le Ec o Pack ag i ng

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