Kitting can help you simplify inventory and order management, reduce shipping costs, and improve operational efficiency. Outsource kitting to Econo-Pak to streamline operations so you can focus on growing your business.
Benefits of Kitting Services
- Efficiency: By pre-assembling kits, companies can reduce the time it takes to pick, pack, and ship orders.
- Cost savings: Kitting can lead to reduced shipping costs because items are shipped as a single unit rather than multiple separate items.
- Inventory management: It’s easier to track inventory levels of pre-assembled kits than individual items.
- Enhanced customer experience: Customers receive a single package rather than multiple shipments, which can be more convenient and presentable.
Applications of Kitting
- E-commerce: Retailers can bundle related products together to encourage additional sales. For example, a camera might be kitted with a memory card and a protective case.
- Subscription boxes: Monthly subscription services often send out kits of curated items to their subscribers.
- Manufacturing: Parts required for a specific manufacturing process can be kitted together to streamline assembly lines.
- Promotional materials: Companies can create promotional kits with branded merchandise to distribute at events or to potential clients.
Kitting vs. Assembly
While both kitting and assembly groups items together, there’s a distinction. Kitting groups products together, often in a package, to be sold as a single unit. Assembly involves putting together components to create a finished product.
Econo-Pak’s Kitting Process
- Selection: We’ll work with you to determine which items should be packed together.
- Sourcing: Obtain the necessary items from inventory or suppliers. We offer procurement services if you need help with sourcing, too.
- Packaging: Items are packaged together in a way that’s efficient and presentable. You can choose the package design you want, as well as sustainable packaging options.
- Labeling: Kits are labeled for easy identification and tracking.
- Storage: Pre-assembled kits are stored until they’re ready to be shipped.
- Distribution: Kits are shipped out to end-users.
From gourmet chocolates to organic loose teas, we offer bespoke kitting solutions for all dry food categories. Our kitting services easily integrate with your existing supply chain, ensuring a smooth transition.
Start Kitting with Econo-Pak
With over 40 years of experience, Econo-Pak has helped both small businesses and Fortune 500 enterprises outsource their food packaging and food manufacturing. If you’re ready to add SKUs to your brand and scale your business, then request a quote today.