Kitting and Packaging Myth ImageOutsourcing your kitting, assembly, or packaging processes may seem like a foreign idea with a lot of unknowns.  For small to medium sized companies particularly, those who have invested in staff, inventory, and training to sort, assemble and package their products, it may seem like a large task to start outsourcing this part of your business. The truth is, once you speak with an experienced kitting and packaging company, you may wonder why you didn’t outsource years ago.

Debunking the Top 5 Myths About Outsourcing Kitting and Packaging 

Businesses spend a lot of time developing their products, with efficient production methods and quality control. When it comes to packaging for inventory or sale, this is one area that requires just as much attention but can unfortunately be an afterthought.  Most companies and manufacturers are experts at what they do, the same goes for kitting and packaging companies.

By outsourcing to an experienced contract packager, you can actually improve your productivity and profitability by focusing on what you do best.  Here are some of the top 5 myths that may prevent some companies from realizing the many benefits of outsourcing:

Myth #1: Outsourcing is not worth the hassle 

It may seem like a giant task to pack up your products and ship to a skilled kitting and packager, although with the help of experienced contract packagers, this can be streamlined and simple.  Peoria Production Solutions has been streamlining kitting and packaging processes for companies for more than 80 years. We can show you how you still have complete control of your inventory even when not on your premises.  PPS keeps meticulous track of all customer supplied material with lot code traceability and strict quality control measures.  Once this task is relieved from your in-house processes, you realize just how much time is opened up to focus on your niche market. This, to us, is no hassle at all, just smart business.

Myth #2: Outsourcing is only for large companies, not small to medium sized businesses. 

We hope you realize the myth in that statement immediately. Nothing could be further from the truth as small to mid sized enterprises (SMEs) play a major role in the economy and help to drive innovation.  SMEs focusing on producing their goods or providing their services greatly benefit by outsourcing kitting and packaging to continue to grow their business with a trusted packaging partner on their team.  In fact, we might go so far as to say that outsourcing can help the SME as a bridge that allows you to grow your business and take your company to the next level. 

Myth #3: My customers won’t like us outsourcing. 

An experienced contract packager like PPS can have your products kitted, assembled, and shipped back to your plant without anyone knowing.  In fact, you will have more products ready to ship sooner, your customers will be nothing but happy.  As an ISO9001:2015 registered company, PPS takes pride in efficient operations and on-time delivery.  We can package your products discreetly and to your specifications.  We also specialize in creating display ready, secondary packaging, You receive your products fully assembled and ready to stock the shelves.

Myth #4: My kitting, assembly, or packaging operation is too complicated to outsource. 

A seasoned kitting and packaging company has seen it all, from numerous bags of small parts to keep track of, organize and assemble to display ready packaging.  PPS offers more than 80 years of experience in kitting, assembling, and packaging your goods to your exact specifications, no matter how many parts or components.  We can offer suggestions to improve your packaging with the most cost-efficient solutions available.

Myth #5: Outsourcing Kitting Is Too Expensive 

When considering the total cost to perform kitting, assembly and specialized packaging in house, most companies realize a cost savings by outsourcing. Consider not only the labor and cost of materials for your process, but the space and capacity that could be used for your production instead. Time and space both have value, be sure to optimize yours to the fullest.

Speak with an experienced contract kitting and packaging company at Peoria Production Solutions. We provide solutions to help you meet your production needs with high quality kitting, assembly, and packaging delivered on time.

Peoria Production Solutions offers contract assembly, kitting, and packaging from a skilled and experienced workforce. We offer more than 80 years of experience in meeting companies’ specific production needs. Contact us to learn more about the many benefits of outsourcing your secondary operations such as kitting, assembly, and packaging.



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