Packing department is the area that prepares picked material for shipment by performing the consolidation, packing, marking and documentation tasks required. The packing department may also be responsible for locating and picking materials for outgoing shipments.

Types of packing

  1. The first layer of packing happens in Primary packing. It protects and preserves the finished product. It also provides information about the products to the customer.
  2. Secondary packing appears outside of the primary packing. It gives extra protection to the products. It helps to identify the product easily in the warehouse.
  3. Tertiary packing or final packing helps to handle, transport, and store the products. This packing is usually done with the cartoon box.

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