While many brands instinctively know how important it is to protect formulas, product designs, etc., sometimes companies don’t give enough thought to the protection of their client's product lines when something goes wrong.
If a grey market profiteer can stumble across authentic packaging for consumer goods, the profit potential can be huge because unwitting consumers believe they are getting the real thing, even if the product inside is fake.
The protection of the brand is a major concern for any packaging company. Don't leave the certified product disposal to just anyone.
A: Typically employee theft and unscrupulous disposal companies are responsible for most products ending up on the gray market.
A: Check places like Ebay, Craigslist and other online marketplaces. Swap meets are also a popular place to sell your products for pennies on the dollar.
A: If the products you need to be disposed of are considered hazardous waste, make sure the company you select is licensed to remove hazardous waste. If you're not sure whether your waste is hazardous or not, you need to speak to a licensed hazardous waste transporter to ensure you are following Federal and State mandates.
A: First, make sure they are certified, licensed & bonded. Second, do they have experience in handling CPD and do they provide verification proving your finished goods were disposed of appropriately.
A: If you ask your certified product destruction company what their plan to destroy your products is, they should be able to lay it out for you, step-by-step. They should also tell you how their plan will make sure your products have no chance of entering the grey market to be illegally sold for profit.
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