Savings Calculations for Small Packing
To calculate how much you can gain with a small packing
system (SPS), please fill out the top 7 fields. After this,
click on 'Calculate' to get the result. In the boxes:
per scale per year, packages and labour
costs', the total gain PER SCALE with SPS is
per year, packages and labour
costs', the total gain with SPS is
The meaning of the bottom 5 fields
under the header 'Other calculated values' and an
explanation of the already filled out values can be found at
the bottom of this form.
|Calculation of gain per
Other calculated values:
Explanation of the bottom 5 fields
Reduction of employees per year:
Because time can be gained by using the small pack system,
the amount of employees can be reduced. This amount is given
here. This amount depends on the value entered in the
'Reduction of labour in percents' box.
Gain on labour costs per year: This fields shows the
amount of reduced employees, as described above, multiplied
with the labour costs, that are filled out at the top of the
Amount of packages per year: This is the amount of
kilo's product per year divided by the average weight of a
This is the gain PER single package, calculated with the
gain in grams and the average price per kilo product.
Total gain on packages: The total gain, solely on
Explanation of the already filled out values
A company of 5 persons weighing has been
taken. Per person a package is prepared every 30 seconds.
In one year this is: 120 per hour * 8 hours a day * 250
days per year = 240000. For 5 persons this is 1,200,000
Most packages are 500 grams.
The average price per kilogram of tomatoes
per year is EUR 0.90
No values for labour gain have been
entered. Realistic values are 5 - 20 percent per year
Average labour costs are EUR
20,000 per year
Gains of 10 to 30 grams van be achieved
with a small pack system. An average value has been taken.