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Tertiary Packaging

Tertiary packaging is used for the protection and shipping of a product. Companies that ship any kind of goods uses tertiary packaging in the distribution process. If you have ever ordered anything online, you’ve received it in a piece of tertiary packaging.

The purpose of tertiary packaging is to group large quantities of secondary containers into a single unit known as a distribution unit, making them convenient to load and unload between warehouses and transport vehicles.

A pallet is the world standard for tertiary packaging.

Related terms: Primary Packaging, Secondary Packaging

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