DS Smith Packaging Strategists has commenced operations in the Chinese packaging market, offering a 'one-stop solution provider for global customers with Chinese operations who need multi-material global packaging solutions', the company said in a statement.
The Packaging Strategists solution also offers a platform for studying packaging logistics flows, palletisation and fill rate analysis, defining optimum production batch sizes, delivery frequencies and inventory levels.
“DS Smith China is committed to providing outstanding packaging performance through rigorous quality and compliance oversight,” said Andreas Guip, Managing Director of DS Smith China.
“That means local market tests & benchmarks, on the ground internal prototyping & lab testing, packaging supply chain process audits, and crucially, factory compliance with customer standards. That compliance includes: production management systems (VMI, EDI etc.), material traceability, health & safety regulations, child safety of any materials, legal and ethical standards on employment law, and audits of the complete range of raw material suppliers.”
The firm has also launched a new dssmith.com website in China, which will go live on 1 August.
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