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The perfect synergy: how to balance safety and efficiency in a busy packaging operation

2020-08-11 | Rebecca Tunstall | 0 Comments

‘Unprecedented’ and ‘challenging’ are words that have perhaps become over-used in recent times, but not without good reason. The reality for many retailers and their logistics providers is that keeping up with ‘unprecedented’ demand at the same time as needing to ensure the safety of their staff has been, to say the least, ‘challenging’. And when you add in the fact that the majority of home leisure and sports equipment is either big, bulky or heavy – or a combination of all three – it’s clear to see the pressure that some businesses have found themselves under, particularly where space is at a premium.

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Now’s not the time for a leisurely approach: how to flex and scale your packaging operation to meet the rising demand for home leisure and sports equipment

2020-07-23 | Rebecca Tunstall | 0 Comments

Home leisure is just one area enjoying a surge in sales, as the UK public looks for alternative ways to entertain themselves and keep fit while gyms, sports centres and other recreational venues have been temporarily closed. Sales for bicycles alone grew by 60% in April and this trend is set to continue. But how prepared are you to deal with these new buying habits, both now and in the future? Read this article to discover how to flex and scale up your packaging operation to meet the rising demand.

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8 questions with Mick Carless – Machinery and Systems Expert

2020-07-22 | Rebecca Tunstall | 0 Comments

This week we spoke to Mick Carless, our Machinery and Systems Operations Manager about all things machinery. From the latest trends, to how machinery is helping customers solve their biggest issues, and why now is the time to invest. Plus much, much, more. Read the full article below.

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Packaging efficiencies for pharmaceuticals

2020-07-14 | Rebecca Tunstall | 0 Comments

With COVID-19 having caused a rapid increase in the demand for pharmaceuticals could packaging efficiency and automation provide the buffer, packaging and distribution businesses need during peak times?

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From A to B and back again: packaging for returns

2020-06-25 | Rebecca Tunstall | 0 Comments

Antalis Packaging looks at how well designed and considered returns packaging can save businesses from the damaging impact of returning goods on business profits and the environment.

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Keeping essential pharmaceutical and healthcare products moving in times of high demand: 7 tips to overcoming packaging challenges

2020-06-08 | Rebecca Tunstall | 0 Comments

Moving pharma and healthcare products can involve a challenging packing and logistics process at the best of times, so the pressure on businesses in the current climate is intense. These challenges are being compounded by a combination of staff availability, the need to create a safe workplace, and fulfilling higher than usual demand. It would be easy for standards to begin to fall and costs to rise, but that’s something businesses cannot afford from either a financial or product safety perspective. Discover 7 tips to overcoming packaging challenges in these times of pressure.

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Managing changing demand for pharmaceutical and healthcare products: how to build a resilient and agile packaging operation

2020-06-08 | Rebecca Tunstall | 0 Comments

The dramatic rise in demand for medicines and other healthcare products has put intense pressure on the supply chain. Businesses involved in the packing and distribution of these vital products have had to step their operations up a gear at a time when their own workforce is diminished. It has all the makings of a perfect storm and brings into sharp relief the importance of building a packaging operation that is both resilient and agile. Read our blog post to discover measures you can put in place to ensure your operation is best placed to flex in line with rises and falls in demand.

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How machinery can optimise your packaging process for the new reality

2020-05-15 | Rebecca Tunstall | 0 Comments

These unprecedented times have created many new challenges for businesses as they face the new reality they find themselves in. Demand for certain products such as food and drink has grown rapidly, buying habits are changing, and businesses need to keep products moving out the doors, while at the same time ensuring their employees are well protected against infection. Keeping workers safe while demands are at an all-time high can be a challenge in itself, especially when measures such as social distancing, very rightly, need to be enforced. Learn how packaging machinery can help.

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How to optimise your cube for efficient transportation

2019-08-16 | Jason Poxon | 0 Comments

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Packaging efficiency: could automation provide the buffer businesses need during peak times?

2019-07-11 | Rebecca Tunstall | 0 Comments

The growth of online retail is no longer ‘news’ but finding ways to cope with the peaks and troughs in demand continues to be a challenge for many retailers and logistics businesses. It’s a challenge that some might feel is compounded by the continued uncertainty around Brexit and how that may affect the availability of casual labour that is often relied upon to cope with packing work during busy periods.

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