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Unformatted text preview: 1 Distribution Packaging 2 The Distribution Environment What happens between manufacturer & consumer Includes handling, transport and storage Defined as events creating hazards Product value depends on survival! 3 4 Distribution of Four-Litre Jugs Palletize manually (4 jugs herbicide per box) Move pallet to warehouse (fork lift) Warehouse storage (pallets 3 high) Load pallet into trailer (fork lift) Road transit rail yard (truck) Load rail car (fork lift) Rail transit to mid-west Unload rail car (fork lift) Warehouse (conditions uncertain) Break unit load, manually load trucks Manual unload at retail outlet 5 Higher packaging costs occur where: product + package > distribution environment Meeting Distribution Hazards Product + package = distribution environment Damage occurs where: product + package < distribution environment 6 Packaging as a System Pr ima ry pac kag e Se con dar y pac kag e Sh ippe r Un it load Fig. 16.3 Packaging is a system of interdependent forms 7 Sequential Design Approach Sequential design approaches cannot build efficient systems product development Production package design Distribution Warehousing 8 Package Design Systems Approach Reference design guide: ASTM D6198 Standard Guide for Transport Package Design Product Design Manufacturing Warehousing Distribution Retailing Consumer PACKA GE DESI GN INPUTS 9 Transport and Handling Information truck aircraft cargo ship rail boxcar storage conditions storage duration handling methods unitizing methods shipping unit carrier rules weight limits dimensional limits stock picking environmental controls 10 Distribution Hazards Shock Vibration Dynamic and static compression Reduced pressure Elevated or reduced temperature Light, time, water, biological Contamination Piercing, snagging, puncturing Racking, deformation 11 12 vibration determine resonance frequency mechanical shock...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2009 for the course PKG 101 taught by Professor Haroldhughes during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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