Omni-Channel Packaging Strategies 2018
Pregis' Ryan Germann will be presenting protective packaging impact on consumers' perception of product value during the upcoming omni-channel packaging strategies conference on Wednesday, October 3rd in Charlotte, NC.
Bright Ideas in DIM Weight: Three Ways to Right-Size Parcels
For many businesses, the phrase “good things come in small packages” has taken on a new meaning. That’s because today, even though a package might weigh very little, its dimensional weight, or DIM, can significantly impact shipping costs.
Parcel Forum 2018
Pregis' Ryan Germann will be discussing the top 10 surcharges to avoid during the 2018 Parcel Forum on September 25th.
Pregis invests $10 million-plus in its Sharp Packaging Systems operation; adds blown film line, enhanced printing capabilities
Deerfield, Ill., September 6, 2018—Pregis LLC has invested more than $10 million in manufacturing upgrades which include a blown film line and enhanced printing capabilities in its Sharp® Packaging flexible packaging operation in Sussex, Wisconsin.
Drivers Wanted: Shortage of Trucking Capacity Fueling Surge in Freight Shipping Costs
The next time a manager at a warehouse or distribution center meets a truck driver nearing retirement, he should roll out the red carpet. Showing some special treatment might be one way to keep these guys on the road for a few extra years.
Beyond the Box: How Alternative Packaging Helps Retailers and Distributors Save Time and Money
The old expression, “If all you have is a hammer, then every problem looks like a nail,” has a corollary in the world of warehouses and distribution centers: If all that’s considered to package your products is a box, then every order looks like it requires just that.
Smarter Sustainability: How to Encourage Consumers to Recycle Packaging the Right Way
Give the “aspirational recycler” some credit – at least his heart is in the right place. He’s the guy who believes a product should be recyclable, even though it’s not on the approved list in his community. He tosses it into the recycling bin, hoping that the processing center will figure it out. His concern for the environment is commendable, but this effort at waste reduction comes at a considerable price: time-consuming, costly resorting processes at the recycling center.
Seeing Is Believing: Virtual Reality Training Is Good for Employees and Good for Business
New hires at Kentucky Fried Chicken are getting to meet Colonel Sanders – sort of – while learning how to cook, and new drivers at UPS are navigating hazardous roadways without smashing up their big brown trucks. That’s because these companies are among a growing list of high-profile brands and industries embracing virtual reality to make training programs more engaging, effective and consistent.
Protecting Fingerprint-Resistant Surfaces: Why Non-Traditional Surfaces Require Non-Traditional Protective Films
The crisp, modern look of stainless steel remains in high demand. In response, manufacturers are increasingly turning to fingerprint-resistant coatings that make appliances easier to keep clean and provide several other benefits, including glare reduction and a sleek look featuring colored tints, such as black stainless steel with a matte finish.
Pregis completes acquisition of FP International
Pregis LLC has completed its acquisition of Free-Flow Packaging International, Inc. (FP International), Fremont, California.
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