The first step was to source the packages within an extremely tight deadline, which Antalis was able to meet.
Antalis Packaging was then able to take the time to audit the company’s operation to see how it could help to streamline operations, improve staff productivity and increase cost efficiencies while providing the best solution for the company and the needs of its customers.
The system currently in place in Lutterworth is a manual carton assembly line, with Antalis Packaging introducing crash lock cartons with
Antalis Packaging introduced a selection of ‘0201’ box-style prototypes, which they had adapted and reconfigured to allow for more products to fit in each of the boxes and for more cartons to fit on to each pallet. In addition, by introducing a ‘crash lock’ bottom to the carton design, although it increased the unit price of each box by 35%, it resulted in increased processing times, making it three times quicker for packing operatives to complete each box.
Recognising the cost and efficiency benefits of the new carton sizes, the company could see the overall cost saving in processing efficiency, so swiftly accepted the new cartons.