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Sustainable Supply Chains and Materials

August 10, 2021

By: Jonathan Parks, Contributor Both throughout the pandemic, and now as the United States begins cautiously to emerge from it, skyrocketing demand for consumer goods continues to increase the pressure on global supply chains. Managing business logistics has become even more complex as companies compete furiously for the labor and resources needed to meet rising…

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Invert Entire Pallet Loads Quickly and Safely

June 1, 2021

The PalletPal Inverter from Southworth inverts fully loaded pallets in a matter of seconds. It is a faster, safer and easier alternative to manual restacking which requires workers to bend, reach, stretch and lift heavy loads. Pallet inversion can be necessary for several reasons including as part of a shipping and receiving process; swapping from…

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Quadient CVP Automated Packaging Solutions

April 22, 2021

The CVP Automated Packaging Solutions by Quadient are fully integrated, inline auto-boxing technologies that create right-sized custom boxes dynamically to optimize all steps of package fulfillment. The CVP Impack and CVP Everest Automated Packaging Solutions create fit-to-size boxes by measuring, constructing, sealing, weighing and labeling each custom order. Features of these solutions include: CVP Impack…

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Packaging of Variable Books and e-Commerce Products

October 7, 2020

VARO’s packaging machine is ideal for online distribution or e-commerce businesses that need to pack and ship small, flat items of variable sizes in corrugated cardboard. The corrugated cardboard is folded and glued around the product so the product inside the package is fixed and will not be damaged during transportation. The VARO packaging machine…

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VARO Pallet Unwrapping Unit for Warehouses

October 7, 2020

VARO’s fully automatic unwrapping unit is a revolutionary new technology, which accurately and efficiently cuts and removes the stretch wrap, even from unregular shaped shipping pallets. It could be the perfect choice for any warehouse that receives and unpacks a large number of pallets each day. The VARO unwrapping unit pays off: Self-operating: no operator…

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IAE Chooses NiceLabel’s Label Cloud to Streamline Label Production and Works Order Processes

August 21, 2020

IAE has implemented Label Cloud from NiceLabel, a leading global developer of label design software and label management systems. IAE is using NiceLabel’s cloud-based Label Management System (Label Cloud) to simplify and streamline its labeling and work order documentation production, enabling it in turn to save time and resources. “We were looking for a solution that could…

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Environmental & Economic Benefits of Eco-Friendly Pallets

July 31, 2020

By Daniel Kelly, Contributor The global packaging market is expected to post a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) close to 6 % by 2023, Packaging allows marketing and product differentiation, and it educates and informs the consumer. At the same time, the procurement, production, transport and disposal of packaging can have negative consequences for both…

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PACT Sees Increased Demand for Patented Corrugated Crates

May 19, 2020

PACT, LLC, an innovator of packaging and crating technologies, has experienced an uptick in demand for a corrugated crate the company provides for customers shipping large and often fragile items. PACT’s patented J-Crates are customized corrugated crating solutions that offer a bevy of benefits including reduced shipping costs, maximization of warehousing space, and increased sustainability.…

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Conveyco and Geek+ Enter into a Strategic Partnership for North America

May 19, 2020

Conveyco Technologies announces its strategic partnership with Geek+, a global provider of smart logistics solutions that utilizes advanced robotics and artificial intelligence technologies, to help support organizations across North America. “We are pleased to be partnering with Conveyco to accelerate access to AMR (Autonomous Mobile Robot) solutions in North America.” commented Rick DeFiesta, partnership and…

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The Need for Speed in the Age Of eCommerce

May 18, 2020

By Derek Rickard, Contributor When Amazon burst onto the scene around 25 years ago, few could envision how the then-novel idea of online shopping would radically transform consumer habits and expectations. Today, eCommerce continues to thrive on the convenience it offers to consumers, who now enjoy a virtually limitless number of product choices. From clothing…

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