Properly prepare shipments and test packaging to prevent product damage and returns.
Looking at packaging and freight costs together boxes up logistics and transportation efficiencies
Cosmetics companies face challenges such as time- and temperature-sensitive shipments and retailer packaging requirements.
Air cargo shipments of perishable goods such as produce, flowers, and seafood require careful handling.
Positioning product packaging downstream in the supply chain offers food manufacturers varied selling opportunities.
Packaging on-demand solutions enable businesses to save inventory space and cut packaging and labor costs.
Performing final product packaging in the distribution center can reduce combined warehousing, logistics, and freight costs by 30 percent and order-to-delivery cycle times by seven days.
Many shippers are looking to replace fossil-fuel based packaging materials with something more sustainable. But they must do their homework to find the best – and greenest – fit.
Manufacturers are adapting their shipping cartons to effect supply chain change by reducing waste, slashing transport costs, and boosting efficiency.
By integrating contract packaging into distribution operations, companies can cut costs by 30 percent.
Green packaging strategies can reduce cargo emissions, conserve resources, cut transport costs, and enhance your brand's reputation; Bill Armstrong of Sealed Air Corporation and Arnold Barlow of UPS explain how to apply them.