The costs of outsourcing

How much will outsourcing our packing cost?

What do the packing costs cover?

What turn around time do you offer?

How much do warehouse staff cost?

What are the extra costs of staffing?

How do you measure productivity?

How do you manage our products?

Live status reporting

Key performance indicators

Packing costs

We offer cost effective solutions for packing. The indicative cost includes receipt, order set up, packing and despatch. Excludes packaging materials and label printing. Please contact us for accurate pricing for your individual requirement.

Indicative costs

One into a carton and label0.09
One into a poly bag and label0.06
One into a machine pack and label0.04
Receipt chargeFOC
Despatch chargeFOC
Information systemsFOC


We pack to your specifications

We charge all inclusive per unit

Transparent pricing

Includes all system costs

Our charges include unloading and loading

Staff costs

Staff are the largest single increasing cost in a business. We pay for recruiting, managing, space to work, holidays etc.


This is before the government target minimum wage of £ 9.00 for 2020.


For production wages, your staff cost is your production cost NOT your hourly cost


£10.00 hourly cost packing 10 per hour = £1.00 per unit


£11.00 hourly cost packing 15 per hour = £0.733 per unit

Minimum wage per hour

Cost £
Minimum wage 01.04.18
Employers NI
Government pension
Base costSub Total8.56
Holiday pay
Holiday cover pay
Overall hour cost £Total11.16

Excludes cost of

Employee benefits inc. uniform

Employee disruption

Sick leave

Unproductive time

Comfort breaks including smoking

Supervision, HR and management

Space, overhead and building costs

Maternity and paternity pay

Keeping control of your product

We provide all our customers with live data to support their operation. Our teams write all the software and integrate this around your system and needs. This is typically incorporated within our packing charges. We have over 600 files interacting daily with our customers, excluding our own live web interface.


File transfers
Status files
Stock files
Key performance indicators
Service level agreements
Confirmation files
Web interfaces


Complete visibility of your product

Ability to generate unique reports for your product

Our teams write our own software

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