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We can provide packaging solutions and services that grow with your business

Big or small, Macfarlane Packaging is here to help you with your packaging. As your business grows and expands, we can support you every step of the way.

Packaging storage & inventory management, whatever your size

Our warehouse is your warehouse. Let us help you reduce your packaging inventory, improve cash flow and storage costs.

If you’re short on storage space, we can store your packaging goods in a clean, safe environment and deliver exactly what you need, precisely when you need it.

Our strategically-located regional distribution centres offer nationwide coverage in the UK with over 700,000 sq ft of warehouse space to store your packaging supplies. We also have sites in Ireland and Continental Europe that can support international businesses or companies who are looking to expand in this area.

Extensive packaging distribution network

We have a huge network of distribution centres across the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe to deliver your packaging.

  • Your packaging materials are always close by
  • Stockholding of packaging supplies & local experts to help you
  • Dedicated local delivery fleets that can deliver to your door

Your European packaging partner

We operate several sites in Continental Europe. Perfect if you run an international packing operation or are aiming to go pan-European.

  • One packaging supplier, one pricing structure and one payment method – simple, easy and less hassle for you
  • We can help you reduce costs, remain flexible and agile and help you manage sustainability across your packing operation

Just-In-Time (JIT) packaging production

Your packaging materials are made and delivered as and when you need them. This helps you…

  • Hold less stock and use less storage, saving on rent and insurance costs
  • Reduce capital tied up in packaging supplies, improving cash flow
  • Minimise the chance of your packaging stock perishing, reducing waste

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Services

Our VMI system can help you optimise your supply chain. We’ll monitor and maintain your packaging inventory levels and generate purchase orders when you need them. This helps you…

  • Decrease your packaging stock levels – saving money and save space
  • Ensure you always have packaging supplies – instances of low stock are minimised
  • Reduce your packaging admin – we do the planning and ordering for you

Packaging design, personal service and dedicated account management

We can also support your growth with our market-leading packaging design services, personal service and expert advice from dedicated account managers. At Macfarlane Packaging, we offer a full service packaging experience…

Design your ideal packaging at our Innovation Lab

We have the latest packaging technology and design experts all under one roof. Our state-of-the-art Innovation Lab can give you your optimum packaging solution through industry leading design testing.

  • On-site design team to help you deliver a memorable unboxing experience
  • Packaging machinery, testing equipment and sample production facilities all in-house
  • Collaboration space and augmented reality technology

Personal service and expert advice from our team

Our account management service is here to support the growth of your business. It’s why many clients see us as a strategic business partner.

  • Dedicated account management to ensure you get the optimum packaging solution
  • National packaging supply with local stockholding and tailored delivery
  • Bespoke reporting, multi-site support and online management giving you control over your packaging