Reusable protective packaging, also known as returnable packaging and returnable transport items (RTIs) comprises bespoke-designed durable, lightweight protective containers used to transport fragile, high-value products and components within the supply chain.
Reusable packaging is also designed to expedite component storage and handling within the manufacturing process.
Benefits of using reusable, returnable packaging to transport, store and handle fragile components include:
Damage to larger high-value low-volume components can interrupt manufacturing and supply processes which will have a financial impact on businesses within the supply chain.
Reduces environmental impact
Working with many types of businesses in many sectors Columbus fully understands the demands of typical ‘packaging flows’ and can advise on how best to manage them to ensure you minimise waste.