Essays about: "Returnable packaging"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words Returnable packaging.

  1. 1. Saving the world - One truck at a time : A case study at Volvo Trucks on reducing the packaging waste through circular economy

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013); Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Amanda Orrefalk; Charlotta Nedström; [2018]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Reversible logistics; Sustainable packaging; Waste management; Cirkulär ekonomi; Reversibel logistik; Hållbara förpackningar; Avfallshantering;

    Abstract : The production and consumption of today generates huge amounts of waste, and due to the increasing living standards the amount will continue to increase. The waste leads to large environmental impacts due to pollution and emissions of greenhouse gases, as well as the depletion of raw materials. READ MORE

  2. 2. Case study at Scania: How packaging options affect supply chain operations and costs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Chaitanya Ramachandraiah; Arturs Rezancevs; [2018]
    Keywords : Supply chain; returnable packaging; Activity based costing; process mapping; packaging material; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background/introduction: Scania supply chain is responsible for packaging to protect parts during transportation from their suppliers around the world. For many years Scania has used returnable packaging for inbound logistics of automotive parts. Scania packaging can be divided into two groups; namely Standard packaging and Special packaging. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impact of disposable packaging in automotive production

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Anna Blomberg; Gabriella Hallams; [2017]
    Keywords : Disposable packaging; Returnable packaging; Packaging requirements; Packaging evaluation; Internal logistics; Material Flow Mapping;

    Abstract : Studies shows that the future packaging trends in the automotive industry are turningtowards an increased usage of disposable packaging in longer distance flows.Accordingly, Volvo Group has initiated a project called Next Generation Packagingwith the objective to harmonize and standardize the Volvo Group’s packaging pool. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Calculation Model for Packaging Demand - Calculating the basis for investment for inbound packaging with the variable packaging per car at Volvo Cars

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Evelina Andersson Ericsdotter; Emma Rosenkvist; [2016]
    Keywords : logistics; Volvo Cars; packaging; packaging per car; loop time; inbound packaging; returnable packaging.;

    Abstract : Report no. E2016:009, Volvo Cars handles and plans its own returnable packaging material and the purpose is to serve the suppliers, plants and terminals with packaging material like pallets, boxes and frames. Returnable packaging is made out of durable materials so it can be used several times. READ MORE

  5. 5. Packaging systems decision makin; to assure cost efficient transports

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Industriell organisation och produktion; Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Industriell organisation och produktion

    Author : Raowa Abubakr; Pooja Patel; [2016]
    Keywords : packaging; tipping poing; one-way packaging; returnable packaging; transports;

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