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Pallet Stretch wrapping: Can automation or swapping stretch film provide cost and time savings?

Jun 20, 2019 | Mick Carless | 0 Comments

 

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Rising Ecommerce Costs to Change Logistical Packaging, New Research Reveals

Jan 29, 2019 | Rebecca Staniforth | 0 Comments

 

  • More than a fifth of logistics firms say dominance of online shopping will increase operational costs over the next two years

 

  • More than half admitted changing packaging in the last 12 months has benefitted their business

 

As ecommerce continues to dominate the retail arena, new research has revealed that UK logistics firms are facing an unprecedented rise in operational costs over the next two years, which is set to have a knock on effect on their packaging needs.

 

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Automation and Eco-Friendly Packaging to Meet 2019 Challenges, Predicts Antalis

Jan 8, 2019 | Rebecca Staniforth | 0 Comments
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 Amid predictions that 2019 is set to be a challenging time for many UK businesses, leading packaging solutions supplier Antalis has revealed that improving the impact that packaging and packing are having on warehouse operations and transport logistics, whilst adopting eco-friendly solutions will be the key trends in the year ahead.

 

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Get Ahead of the New Year’s Returners, Antalis Tells Retailers

Dec 12, 2018 | Rebecca Staniforth | 0 Comments

 

 

 With a record number of unwanted Christmas gifts expected to be returned in the first week of January, Antalis Packaging is advising retailers to overhaul their returns processes as the simplest way to cut the crippling costs presented by rising numbers of New Year’s returners.

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Packaging is the Path to Cross-Selling Success, Antalis Tells Dealers

Oct 16, 2018 | Rebecca Staniforth | 1 Comment

 

 

Amid ongoing pressure to diversify their product offering, Antalis is urging dealers not to overlook the benefits to be had by cross-selling packaging to their existing customer base.

 

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Are you missing opportunities to reduce your packaging costs?

Sep 13, 2017 | Scott Day | 1 Comment

When you’re in the thick of managing a busy packaging and logistics operation – coping with the seasonal peaks in demand, managing staff, handling new products that challenge your existing set-up, and so on – keeping on top of your packaging costs, too, can sometimes feel like an impossible task.  However, taking the time to review your packaging process on a regular basis can pay real dividends.

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Looking to reduce packaging costs? Ask yourself these five questions

Apr 6, 2017 | Rebecca Staniforth | 0 Comments

Finding new ways to reduce your packaging costs might, at first sight, seem pretty obvious. Your first thought might be to simply order boxes at a cheaper price point, or perhaps switch to a narrower tape. While these changes may seem logical and a quick and easy fix, chances are you will find your costs start to increase further down the line: your new, cheaper boxes will probably be less robust and so more likely to be damaged in transit; your narrower tape means that instead of one strip of tape to seal a box, two, or even three, are now required, adding to production time and creating a false economy.

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How changing your packaging boxes can reduce costs by 5%

Feb 2, 2017 | Jason Poxon | 0 Comments

Packaging cost is one issue we hear time and time again. The need to balance cost with efficiency and product protection is high on the agenda, but is sometimes a struggle. In our experience, opting for a cheaper product can often reduce the quality of the packaging materials used and as a result increase damage and return rates.

What if I could tell you there’s a way to reduce your overall packaging costs even when paying more for your packaging materials?

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Top 5 tips for coping with packaging price increases

Oct 24, 2016 | Rebecca Staniforth | 0 Comments

There’s no question about it, prices are on the up as the effect of the UK’s decision to leave the EU hits. You may have heard the very public case this month where Tesco refused to stock a number of Unilever products, including Marmite and Ben and Jerry’s showing their unhappiness about recent Brexit related price increases.

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10 tips for smoother warehouse management

Oct 11, 2016 | Rebecca Staniforth | 0 Comments


Running a warehouse is a huge challenge and takes a great deal of time and effort, whether you’re in the manufacturing, eRetail, logistics or merchants industry. Here are the 10 best things you can do to maintain a smooth operation all year round.

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