The activities associated with packing and labeling the products in preparation for shipment. This may include inserting or affixing invoices and import/export documentation. Re-packing is primarily done to protect the product packaging or product from downstream damage during transportation, storage and handling, but companies also use this to advertise their brands or limit the risk of theft. This may include one or more of:
- Boxing, bagging, bottling or containerizing
- Inserting protective filler (e.g. peanuts)
- Inserting documentation
- Inserting consumables
- Shrink-wrapping (clear or black for anti-theft)
For some use cases product in over-packs are broken or bulk is bagged or boxed as part of D108 Pack.
- Packing bulk in Drums, IBC Tanks, bags, bottles or boxes
- Stacking, shrink-wrapping and labeling a pallet with odd-sized items for an order
- In a distribution center: Packing items in a shipping box, adding peanuts, taping the box and applying a shipping label
- In Retail: Bagging groceries
- Dangerous Goods labeling
Note: Common inputs and outputs are listed in alphabetical order. Other inputs and outputs may be required to support varying use cases.