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When carriers introduced rate changes in 2015, based on a package size, New-Tech was ready to help by analyzing our customers’ cartons and shipping patterns to deliver significant freight savings. 

 

 

 

  • Small package ground shipments are now priced on their size or dimensional weight, just like air shipments.
  • Businesses are rewarded when using smaller, fuller boxes, making intelligent packaging a strategic cost-saver.

Challenge:  New-Tech was asked by one of Memphis largest medical device suppliers to uncover ways to reduce their shipping costs. Dimensional weight savings emerged as a significant cost driver.

Solution:  New-Tech evaluated all of the packages and respective dimensional weights, including returnable totes and suitcases, adjusting sizes or substituting with alternative designs.

Benefit:  Three broad project areas emerged with direct cost reductions of $300k, $700k and $100k – a total annual savings of $1.3 million in freight costs.