Returnable Packaging Calculator

Returnable packaging might not seem cost-efficient in the short run, but after a while, it pays off and makes a profit.

We have put together a tool that can tune expectations, in terms of profit, when switching to returnable packaging. By filling in the requested information, it will calculate how long it will take until your investment pays off and starts being profitable.

The calculator is not only simple to use but also quite precise. Use factual data to determine the period that covers the investment.

0.00 Annual cost of cardboard per limited trip

Hours per year spend assembling packaging, if any?

0.00 Total

Additional Annual Costs

0.00 Total annual cost of cardboard / limited trip system

Total quantity of plastic containers required to replace disposable / limited trip system. Take into account the following:

  • Number of containers packed each day
  • Number of containers collected at a time
  • Frequency of collection
  • Time to unpack and return containers (days)
  • Shrinkage @ 2% per year
  • Buffer stock for seasonal peaks, if any

0.00 Cost of implementing a returnable system

Other potential costs

0.00 Total cost of implementing a returnable system

Other potential revenues

Time to pay back your investment: 0 years