Researchers use tweets to Analyse supply chain issues

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

"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

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

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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 ?

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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]

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

Understanding the Total Cost of Packaging to Boost Supply Chain Profitability

CHAINalytics

If you’re looking to reduce your cost of goods sold (COGS) and increase profitability, it may be time to review your packaging designs and systems. Many companies see packaging cost as just a small piece of their total COGS involving only the actual packaging materials used, but this mindset leaves a lot of money on … The post Understanding the Total Cost of Packaging to Boost Supply Chain Profitability appeared first on Chainalytics.

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.

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?

Paper and Packaging Industry Considerations for Transportation Management

Intelligent Audit

One important consideration that must not get overlooked is the impact the paper and packaging industry has on various transportation services. Every item shipped, whether across town, across the country, or across the globe, requires durable and affordable packaging.

Paper and Packaging Industry Considerations for Transportation Management

Intelligent Audit

One important consideration that must not get overlooked is the impact the paper and packaging industry has on various transportation services. Every item shipped, whether across town, across the country, or across the globe, requires durable and affordable packaging.

Packaged goods shippers want transport regulators to deal with rising costs

The Supply Chain Journal

Trucking and maritime regulators should take immediate action to help ease cost burdens on packaged goods shippers concerned about potential shortages amid signs of inflation, according to a manufacturing lobby group.

The Shift Towards Personalized & Sustainable Packaging

Loftware

Your product packaging communicates many things from your company’s image to product and safety information. Not only are you dealing with the customer and regulatory requirements for packaging , but you also need to keep with smart and sustainable packaging trends. Not only is there a social corporate responsibility playing into the increase of sustainable packaging, but there are also regulations impacting the industry.

Blockchain Technology Helping Packagers Improve the Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain

This type of technology can be used for a variety of applications in a wide… General Inventory management Supply Chain Management blockchain blockchain technology deliveries IBM Maersk packaging Provenance shipping supply chain transparency Walmart

Chainalytics Joins the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (April 30, 2019) — Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics and market intelligence, is excited to announce that it is an official participant in the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS) which supports vendors in certifying their products under Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging certification program.

Defining Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)

SupplyPike

Learn about: The definition of consumer packaged goods The types of CPGs What the CPG marketplace looks like Top trends in the CPG industry. Consumer packaged goods have come a long way since the digital age.

Top 5 Labeling and Packaging Artwork Trends for 2021

Loftware

This past year we’ve experienced unprecedented change across the globe due to COVID-19. Not only did it change the way we interact, shop, travel, but also how we work.

Three Tips to Drive Cost Savings Through Your Packaging Strategy

CHAINalytics

| By Alex Turner | Consultant, Packaging Optimization | Chainalytics | Anyone involved in supply chain management and packaging can recognize the importance of cost savings when it comes to their packaging costs. However, it can often be very tricky to determine where to begin and how to make a difference in such a tight … The post Three Tips to Drive Cost Savings Through Your Packaging Strategy appeared first on Chainalytics.