Inbound Logistics asked these experts to weigh in on the dimensional weight pricing changes that UPS and FedEx implemented on January 1, 2015.
Shippers, carriers, manufacturers – everyone in the business of shipping Dangerous Goods needs to stay up to date on what’s going on in the industry.
Many manufacturers have turned to molded pulp as an environmentally friendly packaging alternative.
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.
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.
Packaging decisions can be complex. Here are 10 tips on choosing the right packaging for your products.
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.