Packaging ARCHIVE

Green Packaging Is Here To Stay  Oct 26, 2011 5:48 PM By Jim Tierney

People used to think the phrase

THE BOX STEP  Apr 01, 2008 9:30 PM By Lois Boyle-Brayfield

Have you mastered the box step? Not the pattern dancers practice when learning to waltz, the catalog box dance. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, the box dance is what your customers do

Packing It In  Jun 01, 2007 9:30 PM By MCM staff

It’s not always easy to find innovation in packing materials. After all, how many times can you reinvent the packing peanut or improve upon plastic air-pillow

DMA: Proper Packaging Protects Bottom Line, Environment  May 23, 2007 7:16 PM By Mark Del Franco

The Direct Marketing Association is pushing an eco-friendly initiative, and operations folks can help. Environmentally sound order fulfillment minimizes the amount of packaging materials

Fulfilling Urban’s legend  Jan 01, 2007 10:30 PM By MCM staff

As director of distribution, Ken McKinney is responsible for all distribution, fulfillment, and transportation functions for Philadelphia-based Urban

Analyzing packaging costs  Jul 01, 2005 9:30 PM By MCM staff

Choosing cost-efficient packaging is a complicated process that involves consideration of far more than just the cost of the materials alone. Labor, assembly,

PEANUTS RULE?  Jul 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Bennett Voyles

Five years ago Emory University physics professor Sidney Perkowitz estimated in his book Universal Foam that each year enough packing peanuts are manufactured

7 sure-fire ways to improve packaging  Jun 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

Whether you use automated or manual packing methods, making your package stand out from the crowd is a key concern for both merchants and packaging engineers.

Some Like It HOT  Jun 01, 2005 9:30 PM By Bennett Voyles

We tend to think of evolution as a straight-line climb out of the swamp and into Starbucks. But sometimes it doesn’t quite work out that way. Six hundred

Think inside the box  May 01, 2004 9:30 PM By Karen Berman

It’s here, it’s here, chorus the children, when their much-anticipated catalog order arrives. As the youngsters rip open the parcel, their parents catch






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