Packaging

Comprehensive information on the types and uses of packaging in material handling and warehousing with an emphasis on reusable and eco packaging.

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Global Packaging Design Emphasizes Convenience, Ergonomics and Customization
DuPont Packaging Award judges discuss global trends in six-part video series.
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Dimensional Weight: Don’t Let it Weigh You Down!
In 2015, a new era in shipment pricing will go into effect when major carriers implement dimensional ("dim") weight pricing for all ground packages...

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By MMH Staff · August 17, 2016
Growth driven by the need for innovative packaging in warehouses for storing, handling, and distribution.
By MMH Staff · August 12, 2016
Three stages, located in the Grand Concourse, will bring together industry leaders and subject matter experts for free educational programming addressing the most top-of-mind issues and trends.
By Sara Pearson Specter · August 1, 2016
LRM systems for case coding cuts downtime and consumables inventory.
By MMH Staff · July 15, 2016
The packages featured in the showcase are winning entries from competitions all around the world. Pack Expo 2016, Packaging Exposition 2016,
By MMH Staff · July 15, 2016
The award recognizes companies and organizations that have developed and implemented measurable and innovative reusable packaging solutions in a business supply chain.
By Sara Pearson Specter · July 1, 2016
Information captured by automated dimensioners is now being used for more than just parcel shipping optimization. Dimensional Packaging, Dimensional shipping, Shipping Regulations
By MMH Staff · June 27, 2016
51% of corrugate was recovered to make new containerboard, which include an average 50% recycled content; more than 32% was exported.
By MMH Staff · June 14, 2016
Industrial Truck Association raises awareness for forklift safety, renews alliance with OSHA.
By MMH Staff · June 9, 2016
DuPont Packaging Award judges discuss global trends in six-part video series.
By Sara Pearson Specter · June 7, 2016
Line of reusable pallet wraps unitize as well as protect loads and the environment.
By MMH Staff · May 12, 2016
Partnership to create right-sized packages for combinations of SKUs.
By Sara Pearson Specter · May 1, 2016
Intermediate bulk container offers hygienic, collapsible design as well as internally reinforced and welded sidewalls.
By Josh Bond · May 1, 2016
New filling, packaging and palletizing line speeds production while cutting maintenance and labor costs.
By MMH Staff · April 29, 2016
E-commerce and retail-ready applications to drive growth; folding carton demand to be sustained by food service, carryout and pharmaceutical markets.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 8, 2016
Because I write my monthly Modern column, “Packaging Corner,” from my own cozy corner home-office in Oregon, I don’t often get to see the new packaging technologies I write about up close and personal.

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Is Your DC Ready for E-commerce Growth? Here’s How to Handle More SKUs and Inventory Turns
The rise of e-commerce and multi-channel fulfillment has caused distribution centers (DCs) to experience ever-growing numbers of stock-keeping units (SKUs) and more inventory turns, up to an average of nine in 2015.
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