The initial briefing from Toyota / Aspect Packaging to Visy Board was to increase the number of Bumpe rBar boxes being packed into export containers. The original packaging did not utilise internal of external pckaging space to its full potential, consequently wasting packaging materials and supply chain efficiencies. Visy is committed to specific actions to improve the lifecycle management of packaging in Australia.
Rectangular shaeped corrugaed cardboard container. This container could pack four per pallet (Two Height).
Tne VPAC Bumper Corrugated Container is uniquely shaped to fit the form of a Bumper Bar without compromising safety or strength. The VPAC can now stack 10 per pallet (five high) This equals a 60% greater container utilisation, reducing environmental impacts though freight, air emissiomns and hadling. There is zero shipping (where sections of the box are shipped out during manufacture, creating material waster). The VPAC Container is 100% recycleable and made from papers from Visy sustainable kraft pulp and paper mill in Tumut, NSW.
History of The Day
Two people were taken to Pensacola Naval Hospital for evaluation after landing an Air Force Beechcraft T-6 Texan II with the landing gear up. The names of the two crew members were not released after the 1300 hrs. incident, Pensacola Naval Air Station Public Affairs Officer Harry White said. Both people safely exited the plane, which landed at Forrest Sherman Field at the air station, White said. The aircraft and crew are assigned to the U.S. Air Force's 455th Flying Training Squadron at NAS Pensacola. The incident is being investigated by a board of officers, a NAS Pensacola news release said. - 20th November 2010