Packaging robot

DC Velocity

Automated Packaging Systems' Autobag 500 bagging system is now integrated with ABB's YuMi robot. Material Handling

Wood-fiber packaging material

DC Velocity

BillerudKorsnäs White packaging material is designed to help companies achieve greater visual and tactile appeal while using less packaging material.

Lithium-ion battery packaging

DC Velocity

Labelmaster and Procyon-Alpha Squared have teamed up to develop and manufacture protective packaging engineered specifically for shipping and storing lithium batteries and devices that contain them.

Diagnostic solution for packaging systems

DC Velocity

Schneider Packaging Equipment has introduced Intelligent Illumination, an end-of-line packaging system designed to change the way operators maintain their machines.

There’s More To Personalized Packaging Than Names And Logos

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

What do you see when you look at this image? Third Party Logistics B2C Fulfillment eCommerce Fulfillment

ZARA PACKAGING

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Regarding my first post in the blog, I want to talk about Zara again, but in this case about packaging. When you buy a Zara product by internet you receive it in a package like this: Inside the box, the clothes are very well bent and with its plastics.

Wide Bag Packaging Systems

Material Handling and Logistics

Automated Packaging Systems has introduced two new Autobag bag packaging systems with advanced engineering technology for flexibility and efficiency in large bag applications

MILK PACKAGING

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Why 1L milk packages have square shape and 1,5 L milk packages have circular shape? But the shape is not the only difference, the square shape packages are made of paper-based material and the other ones of plastic material.

NITROGEN PACKAGING

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

– Feeding : Freezing and refrigeration of food, Gas for food packaging in modified atmosphere, Cryogenic grinding of spices, Cryo Cooking with nitrogen in haute cuisine. PACKAGING. Nitrogen is an inert gas that barely dissolves in water and is not combustible.

A Quick Guide to Make Picking & Packaging More Efficient

Cerasis

Warehouses are an integral part of most industries – but order fulfillment can take a lot longer than is strictly necessary if your picking and packaging processes aren’t as efficient as they could be. If you’re trying to make your process more efficient, here is a quick guide to help you improve the picking and packaging stages of order fulfillment. Take a Look at Your Process How long has it been since you updated your picking and packaging process?

New OnTrac vehicle delivers pitchers, not packages

DC Velocity

Package delivery firm sponsors Diamondbacks' new bullpen cart. Transportation

Orbis acquires custom dunnage provider Response Packaging

DC Velocity

Move reinforces Orbis' presence in automotive parts packaging sector, Orbis says. Material Handling

PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The packages job is to protect the product it holds before it is use or it gets to the final consumer but this can vary depending on type of product is holding. Pharmaceutical packaging equipment may ensure the high quality the products and safety of the packaging.

Industry View: Today is Peak Packaging Monday

Logistics Business Magazine

A packaging specialist explains why today is peak packaging Monday: As the countdown to Christmas well and truly begins, the two landmark dates in the sales world are fast approaching – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Packaging. So what sort of packaging is really out there?

The Importance of Proper Packaging to Reduce Parcel Shipping Claims

Cerasis

DIM weight is calculated by multiplying the length, width, and height of a package and then dividing that result by a special number known as a “dimensional weight divisor,” “DIM divisor,” or “DIM factor.” Go big or go home Almost everyone has received a package stuffed with paper , bubble wrap, air pillow, and even Styrofoam peanuts surrounding an item that could have safely been packed into a carton half the size. Freight Claims Small PackageAre You Packing for Success?

eCommerce Packaging:  Why Polybags Could Equal Big Labor and Parcel Savings

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Overpackaging still happens today in eCommerce packaging, only it’s not restricted to kids’ gifts. Raise your hand if you ever went to a birthday party and watched the guest of honor unwrap a huge box only to discover that it held a very small reward – one that was reached only after unwrapping a series of other large boxes. It was the ten-year-old’s version of comedy gold. And in many cases, people find it annoying rather than funny. Parcel Transportation eCommerce Fulfillment

Nestlé creates packaging research institute

247 Customs Broker

Nestlé has set up a packaging research institute to focus on the development of recyclable, biodegradable or compostable polymers, functional paper, as well as new packaging concepts and technologies to increase the recyclability of plastic packaging.

Packaging Firm Targets Massive Cut in Plastics Usage

Logistics Business Magazine

UK based company Kite Packaging has launched its sustainable future plastics initiative to reduce plastic levels with the unveiling of its new mobile packaging test facility and the release of a white paper. We really are a packaging company who want you to use less packaging.

28,000 Package Roll Containers

Logistics Business Magazine

Deutsche Post DHL has ordered an additional 28,000 package roll containers from Wanzl. Between 2013 and 2017, Wanzl delivered around 50,000 trolleys produced through licensed reproduction to DHL package centres. Packaging & Green Logistics Pallets & Containers

Sealed Air, Cubiscan team up to optimize packaging

DC Velocity

Sales and marketing agreement aims to expand market reach and provide customers with better omnichannel packaging and shipping solutions, companies say. Material Handling

Orbis Buys Response Packaging

Logistics Business Magazine

US-based packaging giant Orbis Corporation has acquired Response Packaging, headquartered in Piedmont, South Carolina. Founded in 2009, privately held Response Packaging designs, prototypes and manufactures reusable custom dunnage and fabricated steel rack solutions.

Parcel Dimensional Weight and Package Density: Breaking Down These Parcel Shipment Rules

Cerasis

Parcel dimensional weight refers to the calculation of a package’s volumized weight, otherwise known as its cubic weight. Part of the reason carriers started using it derives from shippers sending low-weight packages in bulky boxes and excess packaging. LTL Small Package

Power Your Business with the Enhanced Industry Energy Efficiency Package

The Logistics Academy

The Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing announced the enhancement of the Industry Energy Efficiency (IEE) package at the Singapore International Energy Week on 30 October 2018.

The Five Top Packaging Tips to Help Avoid Damage

Cerasis

It’s the sender’s responsibility to make sure the parcel is packaged correctly but accidental damage obtained through transport is possible. Read our top five packaging tips to help prevent damage below. . We start the packaging tips with focusing on the quality of boxes you use. Be careful if you choose to reuse old packaging. Before shipping your package, you should feel comfortable that your item is secure and box is sturdy.

4 Air Freight Packaging Pointers from Securing Drums to Pallets

Cerasis

Further, we focus on over the road transportation management to include the modes: LTL, Full Truckload, and Small Package. The focus of this blog post is about air freight packaging pointers. 4 Air Freight Packaging Guidelines to Follow. Freight air freight packaging

VW reveals details of new packaging centre

Automotive Logistics

Further details have been revealed this week about Volkswagen Group’s plans for a packaging centre at Jade-Weser-Port in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, which is due to open in 2019. Traditionally, most of VW Group’s packaging facilities have dealt with a single brand.

13 Small Package Shipping or Parcel Shipping Best Practices

Cerasis

According to Jeff Berman of Logistics Management, 71 percent of shippers believe the greatest focus for small package shipping is cutting costs. Meanwhile, 37 percent are concerned with their ability to meet delivery timelines, and the ability to track and trace packages has become part of the equation for most customers and 85 percent of shippers. Yet, shippers can reduce costs in small package shipping by following these best practices. Consolidate Packages Where Possible.

Industry View: Why The Packaging Zone Matters

Logistics Business Magazine

The packaging zone is one of the vital components of a fulfilment solution for one-stop-shop supplier to integrate, says Edward Hutchison, managing director of BITO Storage Systems. The post Industry View: Why The Packaging Zone Matters appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

3 Benefits of Using an Outsourced Small Package Auditing Company

Cerasis

Small package and parcel shipping charges can account for up to 5 percent of a shipper’s total expenses, reports Gary Oswald of PARCEL Media. However, more shippers are taking advantage of the benefits of outsourced small package auditing. Outsourced Small Package Auditing is Faster Than In-House Audits. Some shippers may feel they have the time and resources available to audit small packages. More packages equal more invoices and audits.

Why Parcel or Small Package Auditing Is Important for Shippers

Cerasis

However, some continue to refute audits, but take a look at what could be going on in your operation without small package auditing. Shippers May Be Overpaying, Which Affects Small Package Auditing. Shippers pay up to 5 percent more when small package auditing is not completed, explains Jared Fisher of PARCEL Media. As a result, the overall cost of shipping a small package may be significantly lower than originally determined. Small Package

Schedule tentatively set for voting on UPS-Teamster package contract

DC Velocity

Ballots slated to go out mid to third week of September; vote count expected in October. Transportation

Mondelez Joins P&G, Colgate-Palmolive to Make Packaging Recyclable

Material Handling and Logistics

Mondelez International committed to making all of its packaging recyclable by 2025. In an effort to reduce waste, many companies are reviewing their packaging plans. 10, food and beverage giant Mondelez International committed to making all of its packaging recyclable by 2025. . “We

Why Using Reusable Packaging Can Be the Most Effective Way to Save Time and Money in Your Global Supply Chain

Cerasis

Reusable packaging may be the one most effective way you can manage your costs better. It seems that no matter what industry you are in there is more and more buzz about the advantages of using reusable packaging and rightfully so. Using Reusable Packaging Is The Right Thing to Do.

Do You Have a Large Small-Package/ Parcel Spend? Why a Small Package Outside Negotiator Will Help You Save Big Bucks.

Cerasis

Many businesses have a tendency to hastily go through small package contract negotiation processes. Unfortunately, many of these entities to end to have a large small package or parcel spend, but a small package outside negotiator can help save significant revenue. Why You Need a Small Package Outside Negotiator. A small package contact negotiator has more experience cumulative lee than anyone in your office staff.

How Choosing Eco-friendly Packaging for Your Products Can Help You Build a Better Brand – While Saving the World

Ottawa Logistics

As you up value-added posting on your site blog, Facebook and Twitter accounts, better your products and deliver pristine service, you can also show that you care about the greater community by a little social consciousness–and this can include choosing eco-friendly packaging for your products , as suggested in articles like “ 5 Green Marketing Strategies to Earn Consumer Trust ” in GreenBiz online magazine.

Plus One Robotics launches piece-picking robot for package sortation

DC Velocity

Startup lands $2.35 million investment led by Schematic Ventures, plans to hire 20 employees within a year. Material Handling

The Benefits of Using A TMS to Ship Small Package Freight

Cerasis

For small package shipments, a TMS can prove to be an invaluable resource by providing the following significant benefits. Shipping hundreds of small packages pose challenges for shippers. Getting a small package from point A to point B could easily vary greatly in terms of time requirements. The package may be transferred multiple times between different modes of transit as well. Customer Service Is Essential to Small Package Shippers.

Shipping and Packages results shine for USPS but not bright enough to cure its financial woes

Logistics Management

At this point, it fair to say that the strength of the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) Shipping and Package business, especially the parcel component, can be viewed as “the light in the forest” for USPS, amid its constant state of financial issues.

ITC opens produce packaging probe

247 Customs Broker

ITC opens produce packaging probe. into whether imports of certain microperforated packaging containing. The post ITC opens produce packaging probe appeared first on Customs Broker News. A New Hampshire company alleges Growers Express and C.H.

Free Shipping is Costing More (As Small Packages Flood Delivery Networks)

Talking Logistics

percent last year, spending on package delivery services jumped 10 percent [to $86.3 Parcel volumes rose 6 percent last year as online retailers flooded delivery networks with small packages destined for individual consumers in their houses, apartments, offices, and dorm rooms.

Imperial Logistics to run VW packaging centre in Wilhelmshaven

Automotive Logistics

Volkswagen Group has signed a contract with Imperial Logistics International to run its packaging centre at Jade-Weser-Port in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Traditionally, most of VW Group’s packaging facilities have dealt with a single brand.

6 Best Practices in Packaging and Labeling to Optimize Traceability

Logistics Management

New and emerging economies are creating opportunities for manufacturers across several key industries

Packager’s Online Sustainability Hub Highlights Plastic Positives

Logistics Business Magazine

Automated Packaging Systems has launched an online sustainability resource, which it says highlights its commitment to making its processes more environmentally friendly, including helping customers to become more environmentally aware. The resource features three key areas: • Information on the actions Automated Packaging Systems is taking to ensure its products have minimal impact on the environment. • Packaging & Green Logistics Packaging & Labelling