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Dec. 7 2017
Packaging waste is a crucial issue regarding both businesses and consumers as their packaging waste accounts for roughly 40% of all solid waste. According to the US EPA, residential, commercial, and i
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July 18 2017
Technology is constantly evolving, and many people are eager to obtain the latest electronics. Electronics are relatively fragile and often expensive, so it's important to understand how to safely pa... View More
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June 12 2017
Many supply chains have been struggling to control costs and maintain budgets under the new dimensional (DIM) calculations put in place by FedEx and UPS. Those changes, introduced as part of the... View More
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May 18 2017
Environmentally Friendly Packaging & the Impact on Customer Satisfaction In recent years, almost every business has aimed to become as environmentally friendly as possible, whether that be by usi... View More
Nov. 7 2016
November 6, 2016 - STREETSBORO, OH – Automated Packaging Systems, the world leader in high-reliability bagging systems, has announced the introduction of a new AirPouch® FastWrap™ “High... View More
Nov. 7 2016
November 6, 2016 - STREETSBORO, OH – Automated Packaging Systems, the world leader in high-reliability bagging systems, has announced the introduction of a new series of bag packaging systems... View More
Oct. 28 2016
SOUTH ELGIN, IL (Oct. 24, 2016) – In a major advance in the premium shrink film market, Sealed Air is introducing Opti Next Generation Shrink Films from Millennium Packaging. The n... View More
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Dec. 15 2015
Remember how your mom always made you take a jacket when you left the house if she thought it might turn cool before you came home? You probably remember rolling your eyes and begrudgingly takin... View More
Dec. 11 2015
December 11, 2015 - STREETSBORO, OH – Automated Packaging Systems, the world leader in high-reliability bagging systems, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website at www.autobag.com... View More
Aug. 27 2008
Imagine preparing a shipment of your companys latest clinical trial. Its traveling from your headquarters in Boston to a research facility in Dubai in August and needs to be kept at 14Ëš C.... View More
April 25 2007
Getting products from Point A to anywhere else requires in the box packaging to protect the contents from damage in transit. Oftentimes, loose fill, such as packing peanuts, is selected because it provides... View More
April 24 2007
The concern for sustainability in any country has always first emerged from individuals and non-profit organizations. Next, it has been enforced by governments or communities, becoming a nations concern... View More
Jan. 31 2007
Editors Note: After the untimely passing of long-time contributor William Augello, PARCEL magazine searched for a columnist to take on the unenviable position of filling Mr. Augellos shoes. We found... View More
Sept. 8 2006
For most retailers, the quality of both their products and their reputation hinges on the abilities of their vendors. In the perfect business world, catalog and Internet retailers would be able to manufacture,... View More
Sept. 8 2006
The objective is simple: Have the goods arrive at their destinations in satisfactory condition and at minimum expense. The challenge is that products can be damaged and that packaging materials, labor... View More
Aug. 8 2006
Publishers Group West, a book distributor representing 125 independent publishers, had a dilemma. Some of its customers were not pleased with the product it had selected for void filling its shippers.... View More
July 27 2006
If youre an optimist, a box is half full. If youre a pessimist, its half empty. If youre a shipping manager, its not yet ready for shipping. Whatever you ship, whether its industrial valves, electronics... View More
July 26 2006
Located in Wheaton, IL, Wheaton College was established in 1860 as a private, interdenominational, Christian institution. Each year, approximately 2,700 graduate and undergraduate students attend the school.... View More
July 26 2006
As technology changes the face of fulfillment and distribution, two very important trends have emerged: the need for increased speed in the packaging process and the call for more flexible packaging solutions.... View More
July 26 2006
A new customer service representative (CSR) raised an interesting issue. Her department was responsible for the shipping of replacement parts for the company�s industrial equipment. The problem was that... View More

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