Packaging takes center stage

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Photo contest puts spotlight on protective shipping cases. Material Handling

New OnTrac vehicle delivers pitchers, not packages

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Package delivery firm sponsors Diamondbacks' new bullpen cart. Transportation

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Orbis acquires custom dunnage provider Response Packaging

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Plus One Robotics launches piece-picking robot for package sortation

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

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.

Robust Pallet Boxes Added to Kite Packaging’s Online Portfolio

Logistics Business Magazine

Packaging innovator Kite Packaging has expanded its transit and storage range for heavy goods by adding a re-usable plastic pallet box to the mix. For more information about the new range or employee-owned packaging supplier, Kite Packaging, visit kitepackaging.co.uk.

Vertical Continuous Heat Sealer Introduced by Packaging Specialist

Logistics Business Magazine

Employee-owned business Kite Packaging has further expanded its effective heat sealing range by bringing its new vertical continuous heat sealer to market. The post Vertical Continuous Heat Sealer Introduced by Packaging Specialist appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Fetch Package lands $3 million funding for urban parcel delivery network

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Crowded sector attracting increasing corporate investment and solutions from Bell and Howell, Amazon. Transportation

KHS acquires Scandia Packaging Machinery, plans to enter candy, cosmetics, and entertainment media sectors

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Deal allows KHS to meet rising demand for smaller single-serve products, firm says. Material Handling

MSM Solutions teams with Advanced Poly-Packaging for e-commerce market

DC Velocity

Partners combine auto-ID technology and bagging equipment for real-time product tracking. Material Handling

Packaging Supplier Claims Biocompostable Film First

Logistics Business Magazine

Leading UK packaging supplier Southgate is offering what it calls a genuinely eco-friendly alternative to the ecommerce and distribution sectors. This is a big first for the packaging industry and another example of how innovation can make impactful changes to the global waste problem. The post Packaging Supplier Claims Biocompostable Film First appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. Packaging & Green Logistics Packaging & Labelling

Packaging containers for fresh seafood transportation

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The logistics process is complicated, that is why I decided to concentrate only on a packaging feature. Insulation reduces the transfer of heat through packaging container walls.

Strapping Machine Maker Unveils CeMAT Package

Logistics Business Magazine

The EVOLUTION SoniXs MS-6-H, in contrast, has been specially developed for bulky, tall packages, while the EVOLUTION SoniXs TR-6 Pro’s intelligent control ensures high productivity. The post Strapping Machine Maker Unveils CeMAT Package appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Tamper-Evident Security Seals on Sale from Kite Packaging

Logistics Business Magazine

Kite Packaging has increased its protective sealing range by introducing new, safeguarding security seals. The post Tamper-Evident Security Seals on Sale from Kite Packaging appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. Packaging & Labelling

Flood of cross-border e-commerce packages challenges customs authorities to keep up, ensure security

DC Velocity

and other governments are missing trade and product data while struggling to identify security risks for time-sensitive shipments, customs broker says. Transportation

Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding Sign Agreements with Boeing for Freighter Packages

Airfreight Logistics

In a recent announcement made at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, Boeing , Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding signed a package of agreements that will further enhance their fleet and global operations.

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

Ottowa 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.

Is this the future of package delivery?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

On April 25th amazon announced their new partnership with Volvo and General Motors regarding package delivery. Why did amazon started this partnership and what is the concept behind this way of delivery and even more important can this new concept become a standard in package delivery, anyway amazon believes in it! The main goal for amazon in this case is to create way more convenience for package delivery because their core business model relies on that.

Void Fill and the Chinese Import Ban on Waste Packaging

Logistics Business Magazine

But a combination of two globally-occurring factors may be set to change the face of this relatively insignificant packaging sector. A compact cardboard shredder unit like those from Optimax® (www.packagingbrands.eu.com/shredders) will quickly turn waste cartons into useful packaging.

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Employee-owned Kite Packaging Extends Box and Postal Range

Logistics Business Magazine

Employee-owned Kite Packaging offers customers an extensive range, from postal solutions through to machinery. The post Employee-owned Kite Packaging Extends Box and Postal Range appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. Packaging & Labelling

I delivered packages for Amazon and it was a nightmare

The LoadStar

A personal account of an Amazon Flex driver published in The Atlantic details the difficulties private cars have in delivering packages for the e-commerce giant in downtown San Francisco. The post I delivered packages for Amazon and it was a nightmare appeared first on The Loadstar.

Paper Packaging “Not a Bad Wrap” Says Supplier

Logistics Business Magazine

Despite recent furore in the UK press about excessive plastic packaging waste and the impact on the environment, Antalis Packaging has been quick to assert that paper packaging, when used efficiently, offers a viable and green solution and shouldn’t be categorised in the same unsustainable bracket. In fact, new research shows that in the EU more paper-based packaging is recycled than any other packaging material combined. Packaging & Labelling

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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

Crop Protection Traceability Boosted by Packaging Execution Software

Logistics Business Magazine

As a result of increasing global regulations and response to market demands, Adama is optimising its packaging lines to fight counterfeiting, maintain product integrity, strengthen supply chain security and ensure customer safety.

UK Freight Forwarder Expands with Santander Funding Package

Logistics Business Magazine

The move will enable the company to deal with growing business demand and comes after it received a funding package worth £600,000. The post UK Freight Forwarder Expands with Santander Funding Package appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Tesco wants closed loop system for packaging – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

Tesco has promised to reduce the amount of packaging used in its business and aims to move to a closed loop system, it has told suppliers. The post Tesco wants closed loop system for packaging appeared first on Logistics Manager. [og_img].

Package Express Costs Could Skyrocket Due to Court Contractor Ruling

Material Handling and Logistics

New California state standard disrupts previously accepted relationships between independent contractors and those who use them

JD.com warehouse employs four people to fulfil 200,000 packages a day

The LoadStar

The post JD.com warehouse employs four people to fulfil 200,000 packages a day appeared first on The Loadstar.

DEVOLRO to offer 'brutal, elegant' F-150 off-road tuning package

Fleet Owner

Custom off-road specialty equipment maker DEVOLRO will offer a new custom-tuning package for the Ford F-150 that will be available in April 2018. It all starts with looks, DEVOLRO said of its F-150 offering, and includes more extreme options extendin

UK supermarkets launch voluntary pledge to cut plastic packaging

247 Customs Broker

UK supermarkets and food companies launched a new voluntary pledge to cut plastic packaging on Thursday as ministers consider forcing them to pay more towards collecting and recycling the waste they produce. all plastic packaging should have 30% average recycled content.

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Switch from Steel to Plastic, says Reusable Packaging Specialist

Logistics Business Magazine

ORBIS® Corporation, an international reusable packaging specialist, is showcasing its newest FLC at LogiMAT this week (Hall 6/Stand A11). Companies can start small by taking a closer look at their packaging’s return on investment and limitations,” said Hempel. “In

Edible packaging: a new way to take care of our planet.

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

They created an edible packaging for water, in order to launch a competitive enough product to avoid the use of plastic bottles. Also, they are now developing this technology for packaging oil, that is biodegradable but not edible, resistant and non-drip!

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FedEx rolls out rate changes for certain package types, effective during holiday shipping season

247 Customs Broker

per package for U.S. express package services and U.S. and international ground services; Peak Ground Unauthorized Package Surcharge of $150 per package for U.S. per package for U.S. express and package services and U.S. FedEx also announced general changes to surcharges on unauthorized shipments and some packages that require additional handling and will go into effect on September 3, 2018. express package services and U.S.

Great Things in Small Packages from Bespoke Manufacturer

Logistics Business Magazine

The post Great Things in Small Packages from Bespoke Manufacturer appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Traffic light logistics: when you become the package.

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

While I was studying my industrial electronics and automatics engineer degree, I had to program a cross street traffic lights for a simulation. The task was not particularly difficult (I was just programming a couple of traffic lights for an intersection), but it made me realize how difficult must be to control not just one intersection, but all of them in a big city like Valencia (or worse, Madrid).

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.