Packaging

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


TOP STORY
Global Packaging Design Emphasizes Convenience, Ergonomics and Customization
DuPont Packaging Award judges discuss global trends in six-part video series.
TOP RESOURCE
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...

All Packaging News
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.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 1, 2016
A new composite pallet offers reusable, returnable benefits to new markets.
By MMH Staff · March 2, 2016
New program expands the company’s accessories and consumables offerings and includes new online ordering system
By Josh Bond · January 29, 2016
Demand for protective packaging will benefit from strengthening Internet sales, using environmentally friendly materials like air pillows, paper fill products and custom boxes.
WHITE PAPER
By MMH Staff · November 21, 2014
In 2015, a new era in shipment pricing will go into effect when major carriers implement dimensional ("dim") weight pricing for all ground packages regardless of their size. This complimentary white paper, "Dimensional Weight: Don't Let it Weigh You Down", can help you optimize your packaging operation to minimize the financial impacts of dimensional weight pricing.
By Sara Pearson Specter · September 1, 2013
Modern asked a group of packaging experts to take a peek at new developments in secondary packaging for transport and shipping and see which innovations might hold promise for improving the best practices of tomorrow.
By Josh Bond · July 1, 2013
Retail distributors are looking to the storage, fulfillment and delivery strategies of beverage distributors to learn how to more closely connect the DC with the storefront.
By Lorie King Rogers · July 1, 2012
The food and beverage sector is ripe with unique and difficult materials handling challenges due in part to the growing number of product choices. Here’s a look at how technology can help keep the shelves stocked and the customer satisfied.

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