Packing a punch

Automotive Logistics

Requirements for the use of the labels vary depending upon the type of battery being shipped – if it’s lithium ion or lithium metal – and how the batteries are packed – whether they are without equipment, with equipment or contained in equipment,” says Glass.

Bee Sweet Citrus juices up its packing operations

DC Velocity

As business blossomed, the California citrus packer began experiencing bottlenecks in its packing operations. A sophisticated automated palletizing system cleared the jam. Material Handling

Industrial Pack

Logistics Business Magazine

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Our March issue was packed with hits

DC Velocity

Allusions to rock, pop, and blues hits, that is. The deadline for the April-issue contest has been extended until midnight Sunday, May 20, so get your entries in this weekend. Strategy

Trump sends Tillerson packing

247 Customs Broker

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Robots With “Hands” that Pick and Pack Delicate Products at IncredibleSpeeds

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Robots With “Hands” that Pick and Pack Delicate Products at IncredibleSpeeds appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Robots with hands that can pick delicate objects would potentially be transformative in distribution if these arms could be attached to mobile robots. But first we have to understand the capabilities of robots with “hands” better.

Improper packing, labeling to blame for string of ship fires, insurer says

247 Customs Broker

Brief Dive Brief: The majority (66%) of cargo damage across freight modes, including container fires, is attributable to poor packing and labeling of dangerous materials, according to logistics insurer TT Club.

New additions to Eaton's Fuller Rebuilder Bulk Packs

Fleet Owner

Eaton Vehicle Group has added 27 new part numbers to its aftermarket lineup of Eaton Fuller Rebuilder Bulk Packs for transmission components. The Rebuilder Bulk Packs improve rebuilder efficiency and competitiveness, according to Eaton, by eliminatin

Items You Should Never Pack In A Cargo Shipping Container

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Items You Should Never Pack In A Cargo Shipping Container. You must think twice before you pack certain items. To help you plan your international move, here are some items you should never pack in a cargo shipping container.

Versatility and Reliability Claimed for Sleeve Pack

Logistics Business Magazine

Since its launch almost two years ago,’s CabCube 1210 9F has been purchased and trialled for storing and distributing a wide range of products across multiple industry sectors, with customer feedback suggesting this could be THE most versatile sleeve pack available on the market.

Sealed Air acquires packing supplies vendor to expand services in e-commerce fulfillment

DC Velocity

Buying AFP will support growth in packaging designs for electronics and transportation markets, firm says. Material Handling

Pouch Sorter Claims Faster Handling of Flat-Packed Items

Logistics Business Magazine

Intralogistics expert psb has launched a pouch sorter, in which many advantages of overhead transport systems can be transferred to the handling of flat-packed items like shirts, shoes or other packaged goods.

Datalogic Falcon X3 Supports Rapid Growth at Pick, Pack Specialist

Logistics Business Magazine

Data capture specialist Datalogic has announced that leading omnichannel reseller ABS Holdings is using the Falcon X3 to improve the company’s Hampshire-based pick, pack and shipping operations.

Coiler “Boosts On-Demand Packing Times and Enhances User Experience”

Logistics Business Magazine

Pregis Limited has launched the Easypack® Coiler, a high volume, high-speed ancillary packaging solution that it claims boosts on-demand packing times and enhances user experience. The ‘coil’ is one of their trademark packaging mediums and is one the strongest and most flexible types of protective packing for securing goods in transit, and eliminating in-box migration.

Henkel selects Mainfreight as new partner for warehousing and co-packing services

247 Customs Broker

Mainfreight Europe has secured a contract from Henkel to provide warehousing and co-packing services in the Benelux region. The facility will be used to carry out storage and order picking processes and various value-adding activities such as the execution of multi-packs and display building.

US Brewing Company Boosts Can Output with Packing Solution

Logistics Business Magazine

WaveGrip, manufacturer of innovative beverage multi-packing solutions, is helping Lancaster Brewing Co. Having sent their G1 directly from CBC 2018, it is great to see how much of an impact the applicator has already had for their multi-packing needs.”. The post US Brewing Company Boosts Can Output with Packing Solution appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. increase its canned beverage output. Founded in 1995 and based in Pennsylvania, Lancaster Brewing Co.

The Importance of Scalability in ECommerce Order Fulfillment

West Coast and California Logistics

eCommerce Fulfillment 3PL Outsourcing Third Party Logistics 3PL Southern California Ports west coast warehouses West Coast Distribution Multi Channel Fulfillment Pick and PackGrowing from 20 orders per month to 15,000 per month. For most companies, that’s a dream come true.

Palletizing LTL Freight: Everything You Need to Know

GoShip Blog

When shipping with less-than-truckload, packing is even more important because there are multiple shipments combined in a trailer. The most common way of packing LTL freight is palletizing. Choosing the right pallet plays a large part in the packing process.

Relocation – Top 3 Tips For Packing and Moving House


You may be moving into a larger property,but you will save a lot of time and effort if you scale down your material goods before you have to pack them up. Get packing materials (quality packing materials!) Pack gradually to reduce stress. Packing up the kitchen and unpacking the bedroom first. Packing kitchens is a tough act when trying to move home. Pack before any other room, but leave out the kettle, toaster and anything that you will need on the day.

New Transit Connect Cargo Van packs more advanced tech, fuel options

Fleet Owner

INDIANAPOLIS. Having run through updates across its commercial vehicle lineup over the last four years, Ford Motor Co. showed off the 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van prior to the official open of the Work Truck Show on Wednesday. The automaker's small

3 Costly Shipping and Fulfillment Blunders and How to Avoid Them

Ottawa Logistics

While it may seem easy enough to take an order, pick and pack an item, and then ship it out in a timely manner to the correct address, in actuality, this process takes precise coordination and organizational skills, especially, during times of increased ordering.

Other carriers should copy Maersk and spot check containers, says TT Club

The LoadStar

Land Loadstar posts News Sea Cargo Safety container packing container securing IMO Maersk TT ClubGlobal shipping insurer TT Club has commended Maersk’s decision to begin random spot checks on containers and wants more carriers to follow its example.

Infographic: 5 Tips for Shipping Fragile Items

GoShip Blog

News blog fragile fragile shipping goship packing Shipping TipsPreparing fragile items for transit can quickly turn stressful, because fragile and valuable items need extra care and attention when it comes to shipping.

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Shipping and warehousing nutraceutical, health, and beauty products

Ottawa Logistics

You need a company that understands how to move your shipments forward through a flexible fulfillment plan rather than throwing the blame back on you, making you eat the costs of reworking some sort of production and packing plan to make things happen.

CargoLogicAir Transports Giro D’Italia Teams to Historic Race

Airfreight Logistics

Sonigo International Shipping, Packing & Moving Ltd. Alha Alha Group CargoLogicAir CLA Dan Litten Giro D’Italia Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters Packing & Moving Ltd Roberto Pascarella Sonigo Sonigo International Shipping Vector

Amata Interfreight Unveils a Combined Approach for Complete One-stop Solutions

Logistics Manager

Even if a customer is new to shipping and logistics; we can help them in preparing documentation like, Bill of Ladings, Invoices, Packing Lists and all other involved documents. Suwarangkana Setthaisong Packaging Packing Sea and Air Freight Transportation Warehousing

Autonomous logistics is catching on as robots advance

The LoadStar

Hi Tech Loadstar leads Recommends Supply chain Autonomous warehouses Pick and Pack roboticsSlow to adopt automation at first, the logistics industry has seen a steady rise in recent years of companies looking to robots to address a varierty of problems.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Receiving Process


These are: receiving, put-away, storage, pick & packing, and shipping. It’s not uncommon to see small and mid-size warehouses struggle with operational inefficiencies.

Increasing Transportation and Logistics Sales Using CRM with Troy Goode

The Logistics of Logistics

Troy began his career building pick and pack systems for Kroger’s first online grocery shopping experience in the late 90’s. Download the audio file.

Pacejet Shipping Software and Single Source Systems partner to support logistics platform

DC Velocity

Two firms will leverage Infor ERP software, extend life of SyteLine pick, pack, and ship product beyond 2019. Technology

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Intelligent vending machines track inventory and maintenance, Jabil says

DC Velocity

New platform turns traditional vending machines into "smart" retail platforms packed with sensors, according to firm. Technology

Infor buys IP rights to process manufacturing software

DC Velocity

Infor customers use EVS Process Industry Pack to manage manufacturing specifications and monitor regulations, firms say. Technology

Integrate Product Packaging into Distribution Center Operations

Kane is Able

To satisfy retailer requirements, however, these identical products are wrapped, sealed, tied and packed in dozens, even hundreds, of different ways for presentation on the retail shelf. Specific consumer products look exactly the same when they roll off the manufacturing line.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Shipping Process


How efficiently the goods are picked, greatly depends on the put-away process while delivering them in good condition depends on the packing process. Shipping is the final warehouse process, and one of the most important ones, for that matter. While customer experience greatly depends on the shipping process, the process itself depends on the previous processes to varied extent.

First Colombian Avocados Set to Enter U.S. Market

Food Logistics

The first Colombian avocado has been packed in preparation for its journey via container ship from the Port at Cartagena to California-based Long Beach Port