In the September edition of Print Week magazine, Glossop Cartons’ sales director, Wayne Fitzpatrick, was interviewed about the way in which the company skilfully manages its varying workload in order to ensure that it is always able to deliver customers’ orders on time.
With customers’ Christmas season already well underway, Wayne outlined some of the techniques that Glossop Cartons uses to make sure that the family firm is always on time with deliveries.
Inevitably, there will always be a delay in the delivery of some customers’ seasonal product, and unavoidably, many will be unable to finalise volume demand as early as they had hoped. Both of these circumstances can curtail lead-times.
In order to successfully manage such situations, Glossop Cartons ensures that business is as evenly spread as possible throughout the year. The company’s workforce operates in accordance with a highly flexible shift pattern, enabling the company to increase its capacity during busier periods.
In addition to this, Glossop Cartons continually invests in the latest, most efficient packaging technology and systems in order to ensure that its manufacturing and fulfilment processes are as efficient as possible.
This reliability is one of the reasons why Glossop Cartons is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of carton board packaging products, and why some of its customers have been with the firm for as long as 30 years.