The benefits of stockholding & our VMI services
When looking for a new packaging supplier, there’s more to
consider than just the unit cost of the packaging product itself. At Packaging Supplies, we offer many other
services that can benefit your business, saving you both time and cash flow.
We have a dedicated warehouse operation on Oxfordshire,
where we offer localised stock holding for clients based in the South of
England, London and right up to (and including) the Manchester area.
The BenefitsWe only invoice you for stock
once it’s delivered, giving a huge improvement to your cash flow
Next day delivery on custom made
packaging (once in stock), not just standard shop items
Save space in your warehouse
Better unit costs due to ordering
bulk production runs
Hand in hand with our stock holding, is our Vendor Managed
Inventory Services. We monitor your
stock movement and levels, and with your consent, we will keep stock above a
threshold that both parties agree on.
The BenefitsLess planning and stock
monitoring from you
No lengthy lead times
Your stock will always be
available for call off
If you like to keep track of your stock, regardless of
whether it’s in your warehouse or ours, you can do that through our remote
ordering and stock checking portal. You
can view current stock levels, place call off orders and also see what’s in the
production process to come back into stock.
The BenefitsCheck stock levels
Monitor which stock has been
called off for delivery
Check the status of stock waiting
to be replenished
Call off stock for next day
These services benefit many of our clients, so get in touch
with us for a packaging quotation and further information.
We have recently worked with St Marks Meals who are in
partnership with Foodbank MK, to produce a very special food delivery box for
children and their families.
St Marks Meals started life in 2015 working with schools and
children’s centres throughout Milton Keynes, to provide lunches during the
school holidays to children and their families that struggle to eat during half
term. With 1 in 4 children living in
poverty across the county, their new mission is to work directly with schools
to not only provide food boxes during the holidays, but also to children that
need it every day.
Packaging Supplies were able to keep costs low
for St Marks by printing one of our standard sized takeaway food boxes. This meant that set up costs were kept to a
minimum because there was no need for a new cutting tool to be made. The boxes were then branded with the Meals MK
You can get your quote for custom printed boxes here https://www.pack-supplies.co.uk/contact/
The Rise of the Subscription Box
Over the last few years, the rise of the subscription box
market has given birth to a corner of the market place for many brands that
have now become household names.
Combining convenience with great branding and social media advertising, means
subscription boxes are perfectly pitched at today’s 25-35-year olds consumer
Approximately a quarter of UK customers have already signed
up to a subscription box service, with 40% of consumers having allegedly said they
will join more subscription schemes in the future. Royal mail has even forecast the subscription
box market will grow exponentially by 2022.
Packaging Supplies have produced many subscription and
delivery boxes for our clients, one such range of subscription boxes were for
The No. 1 Shave Club.
The size and design of these subscription boxes make them
neat and compact which allows them to slide easily through a letterbox. This is great news for not only the consumer,
but it also keeps postage costs to a minimum for the retailer.
No. 1 Shave Club’s mailing boxes are all simply branded on
the outside lid and have a 1 colour print to the inside fitting, this all
contributes to making them stand out a little more than plain packaging and
adding to that all-important “unboxing” experience.
« Back to all posts