The Kenya-based packaging manufacturer Silpack, which has specialised in packaging for cut flowers, fruit and vegetables, decided to solve this problem once and for all. The company also aimed to position its brand as a guarantee of top quality products.
Although our customer used corrugated boxes based on recycled fibres with a high grammage to promote strength, problems nevertheless arose. Humidity is often high and variable during transport, and this caused the durability of the boxes to weaken to the extent that many were damaged on arrival at their destination. This resulted in smaller margins, increased product wastage and meant that flowers had to be sold at a lower price.
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By completely redesigning its transport packaging portfolio and integrating the shoes with the packaging, the brand owner could make savings on both transport volumes and transport routes and make a significant contribution to the environment.
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