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Military Services Should Uniformly Adopt Improved Packaging Techniques
[Technical Report, Congressional Report]
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC
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Unlike the Air Force, the Army and Navy have been slow in accepting two innovative packaging methods, roam-in-place and fast packs, and therefore have lost potential savings. FindingsConclusions Foam packaging affords savings in labor, materials, reusability, transportation, and reduced shipping damage when compared with conventional packaging. Experience at the San Antonio Air Force Logistics Center indicated that items packaged with foam resulted in overall savings in labor and material of about 40.
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