Package Specifications

Package Specifications - two pallets in the warehouse,...

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Package Specifications Primary Package: Corrugated Shipping Box, 2 strips of bubble wrap, two corrugated end-cap inserts Contents: 1 Didgeridoo Outer Dimensions: 4.25”x4.25”x48.25” Package Weight Loaded: 2.6lbs Package Weight Unloaded: Secondary Package: Pallet Package Dimensions: 40”x48”x5.5” Package Contents: 63 units Package Weight Unloaded: 50lbs Package Weight Loaded: 213.8lbs Packing Description: Seven layers of nine units
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Distribution Background Pallets will be loaded with the finished packaged product at the manufacturing facility in Los Angeles and shipped to the national distribution centers in Atlanta and Omaha. The pallets are to be loaded in seven layers of nine units in the same orientation and then stretch wrapped. This creates a total of 63 units within the package, weighing an overall 213.8 pounds. By packaging this many units onto a pallet we are able to stack three pallets in a shipping trailer and
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Unformatted text preview: two pallets in the warehouse, thereby maximizing space efficiency. At the distribution centers the pallets are broken down so individual products and be sent via UPS or FedEx directly to a customer. The product will undergo a safe amount of abuse while palletized because they will all be packaged tight and safely together. When the product is shipped individually to a customer it is difficult to say how much any one unit will undergo due to a difference in various handlers handling procedures, but this is where we assume most of the possible product damage could occur. The package testing methods used in the development of the Didgeridoos primary packaging most closely represents this single unit distribution and has therefor proven to us that the package is robust enough to withstand the potential hazards of this shipping method....
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2011 for the course IT 407 taught by Professor Barber,c during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly.

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