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

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

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.

The Leader of the Pack

247 Customs Broker

April 17, 2019 | By Jennifer Baljko Tags: Retail, Expedited Shipping, E-commerce Randa’s improved Autobag system and labeling capabilities have boosted packing process speeds by… The post The Leader of the Pack appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

INFOGRAPHIC: 15 Must-Have Supplies On Your Truck Driver Packing List

FueLoyal

To give you some valuable insights on how to ease your life, I’ve created a list of 10 products that you must-have on your Truck driver packing list. The post INFOGRAPHIC: 15 Must-Have Supplies On Your Truck Driver Packing List appeared first on Fueloyal.

Industrial Pack

Logistics Business Magazine

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Automated End-of-Line Packing Makes for a Smooth Operation

Material Handling and Logistics

Traditional Medicinals converts its three manual case-packing stations into one intelligent, highly-automated wrap-around case-packing line

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

Trump sends Tillerson packing

247 Customs Broker

The post Trump sends Tillerson packing appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

Class 8 backlog ‘remains jam-packed’ as freight growth stagnates: ACT

Fleet Owner

April’s Class 8 metrics generally aligned with expectations, with the lone exception of cancellations, which continued to trend lower, according to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: Classes 5-8 Report. Data continue to tell the same stor

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Set your freight up for success by packing your items with care. When packing your temperature sensitive package, keep the following points in mind: Choose packaging that keeps heat out and coolness in (insulated and refrigerated). Pack all foam coolers and planks within new and sturdy corrugated boxes. Refrigerant (gel packs, dry ice). Cushioning (bubble wrap, packing peanuts, foam). Always use dry ice or gel packs. Gel Packs.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Set your freight up for success by packing your items with care. When packing your temperature sensitive package, keep the following points in mind: Choose packaging that keeps heat out and coolness in (insulated and refrigerated). Pack all foam coolers and planks within new and sturdy corrugated boxes. Refrigerant (gel packs, dry ice). Cushioning (bubble wrap, packing peanuts, foam). Always use dry ice or gel packs. Gel Packs.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Set your freight up for success by packing your items with care. When packing your temperature sensitive package, keep the following points in mind: Choose packaging that keeps heat out and coolness in (insulated and refrigerated). Pack all foam coolers and planks within new and sturdy corrugated boxes. Refrigerant (gel packs, dry ice). Cushioning (bubble wrap, packing peanuts, foam). Always use dry ice or gel packs. Gel Packs.

Seven Common Pick-and-Pack Errors — and How to Fix Them

Supply Chain Brain

A mispick often isn’t discovered until an inventory count is wrong, or the customer sends the order back

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.

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, Goplasticpallets.com’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.

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 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pallet Shipping 101: How to Pack, Palletize & Prepare Your Freight for Shipping

Freightera

Your products need to be properly packed in each individual box: Make sure the boxes are full, with no air in them. You can cut the box and adjust the size, use packing materials like packing peanuts, bubble wrap….

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.

Relocation – Top 3 Tips For Packing and Moving House

ValueShipr

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.

7 Tips to Pack, Palletize & Shrink Wrap Your Freight

Freightera

Your products need to be properly packed in each individual box: Make sure the boxes are full, with no air in them. You can cut the box and adjust the size, use packing materials like packing peanuts, bubble wrap….

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.

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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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.

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.

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