LSCM 360 - S08 WK 5 Packaging & Materials Management

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Unformatted text preview: Protective Packaging and Protective Packaging and Materials Handling Materials Handling 5-2 Packaging Id product and provide information Improve efficiency in handling and distribution Protect product Two types (reasons for) of packaging Consumer packaging Marketing managers primarily concerned with how the package fits into the marketing mix. Industrial packaging Logistics managers primarily concerned with efficient shipping characteristics including protection, ability to withstand stacking when on a pallet, cube, weight, shape and other relevant factors. 5-3 Packaging Product Characteristics Physical Characteristics Chemical Characteristics Hazardous Cargo Environmental Protection Packaging Scrap Disposal 5-4 Cushioning Materials 5-5 Packaging Package testing Vibrations Dropping Horizontal impacts Compression Overexposure to extreme temperatures or moisture Rough handling 5-6 Results of Compression Test 5-7...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course LSCM 360 taught by Professor Martins during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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LSCM 360 - S08 WK 5 Packaging & Materials Management -...

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