Researchers use tweets to Analyse supply chain issues

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"The global supply chain has been significantly impacted by COVID-19," according to Michael Wilson, vice president of marketing and packaging at AFFLINK, the sales and marketing organisation for distributors in the US

Is Cardboard Packaging Environmentally Friendly?

Supply Chain Game Changer

How Eco-Friendly Packaging is Impacting Sustainability! Cardboard packaging article and permission to publish here provided by Patricia Deems. “We That being said, people ultimately turn their heads to cardboard packaging, but hey, is cardboard packaging really environment-friendly ?

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Test E-Commerce Packaging to Mitigate Shipping Hazards

CHAINalytics

As COVID-19 accelerates the rise of online sales, the specialized role of e-commerce packaging becomes harder than ever to ignore. Beyond presenting your product to the consumer, e-commerce packaging has an even more important job – protecting the product from the hazards of its journey.

A Big Picture Approach to Optimizing Packaging Costs

CHAINalytics

Your packaging material suppliers can be useful resources to lean on when optimizing your material spend. But a more holistic perspective on your packaging needs and supply chain network can yield more significant savings.

What Resilience Means in 2021

Speaker: Scott Wooley, President of Thermal Packing Solutions at Atlantic Tape and Packaging

If you thought your supply chain was resilient before 2020, you may have been proven very wrong. If your supply chain is still feeling the effects of the pandemic, you may feel that the insights and lessons are yet to be distinguished among the mess--that's what we're here for. Join Scott Wooley, President of Thermal Solutions at Atlantic Tape and Packaging, and redefine what a resilient supply chain is.

Accelerating Reliance and Operational Excellence in the Consumer Packaged Goods Lab

DELMIA Quintiq

With increasing pressure at plants and labs, consumer package goods (CPG) companies need to improve performance and resiliency as part of their digital transformation journey. Consumer Goods Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail Packaging consumer packaged goods DELMIA lab processes

Forward-Thinking Package Engineering Ignites Grill Manufacturer’s Success

CHAINalytics

However, the package design also needed to make sense from the standpoint of protection, distribution, and sustainability. Feature Packaging Optimization Success Story Ecommerce ecommerce packaging OOBE out of box experience packaging consulting Packaging Design Packaging Engineering

How to Choose the Right Packaging for Your E-Commerce Store!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Product Packaging Ideas to Reduce Costs! Choose the right packaging article and permission to publish here provided by Boris Dzhingarov. Choosing the right packaging for e-commerce products is extremely important. Like we said earlier, packaging is not only about aesthetics.

Outsource or Keep In-House: How to Make Your Next Package Engineering Project a Reality

CHAINalytics

If the time has come for a revamp of your packaging systems, you may be weighing the pros and cons of outsourcing. Bringing in consultants, especially for the first time, has its own set of considerations.

Pivot from B2B to B2C with Retail-Optimized Packaging

CHAINalytics

For those of us in the industry, we knew … The post Pivot from B2B to B2C with Retail-Optimized Packaging appeared first on Chainalytics. Supply chains have been front and center since the start of COVID-19.

How much do shoppers care about eco-friendly shipping?

Sifted ran a survey to determine consumer attitudes towards eco-friendly shipping and packaging. We gained valuable insight into how it affects buying decisions, if they'll pay more for eco-friendly shipping, and much more.

5 Product Packaging Mistakes That Could Cost You Customers!

Supply Chain Game Changer

How Australia is Dealing with Packaging and Waste! Product packaging mistakes article and permission to publish here provided by Claire Glassman. While that’s mostly harmless, the joke will be far less funny when it’s your products or packaging that others start making fun of.

Packaging Manufacturing Predictions Post-Pandemic

QAD

Think of the role that packaging plays in your life. Packaging is everywhere. And as COVID-19 has changed the world permanently in so many ways, from how we live to how we work, it has changed packaging too. Here’s how packaging manufacturing has evolved during the pandemic.

Packaging Automation is Becoming a Reality for Supply Chains

Kuebix

The post Packaging Automation is Becoming a Reality for Supply Chains appeared first on Kuebix. Automation Blog Supply Chain Efficiency kuebix tms packagingThe development of technology within supply chains has accelerated significantly in the last year.

Data-Driven Packaging Solutions: Prepare for Success with the Right Directions

CHAINalytics

Taking your packaging system to the next level? Blog Feature Packaging Optimization Supply Chain Consulting data-driven Packaging Packaging DesignYou’ll only get there efficiently if you know the facts. Sure, you can rely on hard data – the numbers don’t lie, right?

Packaging Comes to the Forefront of Sustainability Efforts

Enterra Insights

2] In an effort to reduce waste heading to landfills, product packaging, especially the use of plastics, has become a target. ”[3] In fact, a recent poll found that most consumers blame manufacturers for the packaging waste problem. million a year to get rid of Maine’s packaging.”

Product Development and Packaging: Succeed Together From the Start

CHAINalytics

Now it’s time to give it the finishing touch: Design packaging that will protect this innovative money-maker through transit and make a bold statement the moment a buyer lays eyes on it. Congratulations! You’ve designed a spectacular product your customers are sure to love.

Supply Chain Optimization for Consumer Packaged Goods Inventory

Logility

Managing consumer packaged goods inventory is challenging at the best of times, and it can be debilitating during times of local or international disruption. Consumer packaged goods inventory always has complex demand patterns and seasonal trends.

Perfect Packaging Design!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Product Packaging Ideas to Reduce Costs! Packaging design article and permission to publish here provided by Donald Fomby. Packaging can be a deal-breaker for many customers. So, if you are preparing for new packaging design or redesign, a very important process awaits you.

Trends 2021: Consumer Packaged Goods

Enterra Insights

One of the few bright spots during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector. Consumer Packaged Goods Trends. According to experts from Acosta, a sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, health, well-being, and safety will remain at the top of grocers’ priority lists this year. We believe future recessions will have a more positive impact on package food consumption.”[7]

How Australia is Dealing with Packaging and Waste!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Australia dealing with packaging and waste article and permission to publish here provided by Jake Noah. Many businesses are taking active steps to manage waste, including in their choice of protective packaging and packaging supplies. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

The “New Normal” in the Packaging Industry

QAD

Register here for an upcoming webinar where I will cover an in-depth overview of the “new normal” in the packaging industry. It is amazing to see what the packaging industry has accomplished during the peak of the COVID-19 health crisis in terms of supporting essential businesses.

Improve Life Cycle Planning for Consumer Packaged Goods

Logility

All businesses need to manage the product life cycle effectively if they want to be successful, but this is especially important for companies that deal with consumer packaged goods (CPG) products, such as clothing, cosmetics, electronics, and seasonal items.

The “New Normal” in the Packaging Industry

QAD

It is amazing to see what the packaging industry has accomplished during the peak of the COVID-19 health crisis in terms of supporting essential businesses. COVID-19 Disruptions Faced by the Packaging Industry. Many packaging companies have become inundated with orders.

Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging

GlobalTranz

A lot of shippers blame the high cost of transportation on the carriers, but a lot of carriers agree, if things were packaged differently costs would not be a concern. The post Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The fact is that transportation makes up about 60% of the supply chain dollar.

Disruption is Nothing New for Packaging Manufacturers

QAD

Ask any manufacturer in the packaging industry to describe that industry and you’ll hear things like, “the only constant is change” and “the packaging world is like running on a treadmill while juggling running chainsaws.” What’s Next for the Packaging Industry?

A Guide to Personalized Packaging!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Perfect Packaging Design! Personalized packaging article and permission to publish here provided by Jasof Mac. We believe that it has been established that thoughtful, personalized packaging resonates with the consumers. The post A Guide to Personalized Packaging!

Five ways to boost ecommerce packaging performance

IT Supply Chain

Business Development Manager for packaging solutions, Quadient . The post Five ways to boost ecommerce packaging performance appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Jo Bradley (pictured). Industry Talk

The Role of Packaging in Improving Product Ratings & Customer Satisfaction

CHAINalytics

Some of the biggest players like Amazon even allow you to sort products by average customer … The post The Role of Packaging in Improving Product Ratings & Customer Satisfaction appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Feature Packaging Optimization Supply Chain Consulting Damage Reduction Dim-Weight Dimensional Weight E-Commerce e-commerce packaging ecommerce packaging Last Mile Delivery omnichannel packaging OOBE out of box experience Package Design ratings and reviews

Sustainable Packaging: A Challenge and Opportunity for Food Manufacturers

QAD

Ever since consumers started purchasing goods commercially, the ways in which products are packaged determine how most food manufacturers differentiate themselves from the competition. To this day, many products are identified and referred to by their packaging.

Steps to Reduce Packaging Damage

CHAINalytics

By Bob Fiedler | Principal Associate & Packaging Engineer, Chainalytics Our last packaging blog explored packaging’s form and function: containment, protection and communication. However, some shippers may not be aware of the myriad problems and hazards their packaging and products can encounter during the distribution cycle. The post Steps to Reduce Packaging Damage appeared first on Chainalytics.

Packaging industry can modernise with warehouse automation

IT Supply Chain

The post Packaging industry can modernise with warehouse automation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Eric Carter (pictured). Solutions Architect, Indigo Software. Industry Talk

The Consumer Packages Goods Sector in the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

As a result, some experts are wondering what effect this trend will have on the consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector. An ABI Research press release notes, “Manufacturers of consumer-packaged goods are utilizing analytics to anticipate customer demand and optimize their processes.”[2]

3 Key Steps to Improving Packaging Efficiency

CHAINalytics

An organization’s packaging operation provides an excellent starting point for driving warehouse efficiencies and should be considered as a major contributor to your supply chain performance. Packaging inefficiencies often lead to a number of issues that can quickly accumulate into a hefty bill. Here are a few steps your organization can take to avoid costly … The post 3 Key Steps to Improving Packaging Efficiency appeared first on Chainalytics.

What is Packaging Optimization? The Complex Role of Packaging Defined

CHAINalytics

By Rob Kaszubowski | Packaging Engineering Manager | Chainalytics When I first began my career in the packaging industry, I thought “packaging and supply chain optimization” was just a fancy collection of words, pulled together to impress supply chain leaders and executives. If you are a seasoned packaging engineer or work in a packaging-related industry–maybe manufacturing corrugated … The post What is Packaging Optimization?