Guide

Transport packaging

Introduction

Transport packaging is used to hold and protect items during transit.

Good packaging ensures raw materials move within your supply chain and goods reach your customers. Poor packaging can lead to product damage, customer returns, waste and inefficiency.

Using transport and delivery packaging effectively can save your business money, help you to comply with legislation and improve your reputation with customers, investors and the public. You can help to prevent damage to the environment by making your transport packaging more sustainable.

This guide explains the different types of transport and delivery packaging, tips for reducing the amount of transport packaging your business uses, how to recycle transport packaging and the advantages and disadvantages of moving to more sustainable transport packaging.