Packaging Corner

By Sara Pearson Specter · July 12, 2017
New system for weighing and dimensioning irregularly shaped items cuts shipping costs for e-commerce and omni-channel facilities.
By Sara Pearson Specter · June 6, 2017
An alternative to stretch wrap, reusable pallet bands can reduce costs and increase productivity.
By Sara Pearson Specter · May 5, 2017
Choosing the right bulk tote or container dimensions can reduce costs and supports the trend to reduce on-hand inventory.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 31, 2017
Pallet supplier’s expanded services deliver savings and sustainability throughout supply chain.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 30, 2017
Because they are manufactured from a renewable carbon source, wood pallets are a sustainable product that reduces the need for non-renewable, petroleum-based materials.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 7, 2017
Software for robotic palletizers enables easy adjustment of layer patterns and load configurations.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 6, 2017
When selecting protective packaging, damage analysis and performance should drive material decisions, not cost.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 13, 2017
Latest printer applicators engineered for high-speed, e-commerce parcel labeling can minimize downtime.
By Josh Bond · December 14, 2016
New packaging helps hurricane-resistant windows and doors stand up to shipping and punishing weather.
By Sara Pearson Specter · December 2, 2016
Metal, paper, composite wood pallets fill niche needs in unit-load handling.
By Sara Pearson Specter · October 7, 2016
The latest label print/apply systems sync data and placement variability.
By Sara Pearson Specter · September 1, 2016
With the increase in e-commerce, companies are adding solutions that create right-sized packaging to their portfolio. Dimensional packaging challenges
By Sara Pearson Specter · August 1, 2016
LRM systems for case coding cuts downtime and consumables inventory.
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 Sara Pearson Specter · June 7, 2016
Line of reusable pallet wraps unitize as well as protect loads and the environment.

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