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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

On picking and packing  Feb 01, 2007 10:30 PM By Kate Vitasek

Most companies understand the importance of following best practices but many don’t know exactly what those practices are. That’s where Kate Vitasek,

Protect Your Product: The art and science of void fill  Nov 29, 2006 9:34 PM By William R. Armstrong

Interior protective packaging helps products survive shipment from their point of manufacture to their ultimate point of use, we generally consider that these protective materials or systems will be designed to perform one or more of the following functions: cushioning, surface protection and void fill.

Eco-Friendly Operations  Nov 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Given that interest in global warming is heating up and that fuel costs have risen considerably in recent years, many companies are seeking ways to be

MATCH GAME the packaging version  Jul 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Bennett Voyles

Matching a product with a box should be a simple task. After all, people have been sending things in corrugated cardboard for 116 years, and the entire

Live from NCOF: Analyzing the Three Ps of Packaging  Apr 12, 2006 8:22 PM By Mark Del Franco

The Ps that Monk spoke about during his Tuesday session, “Analyzing Your Packaging: The Three Ps,

Take Your Pick of Packing Options  Apr 01, 2006 10:30 PM By MCM staff

While the cardboard boxes, foam peanuts, and padded envelopes in which many marketers ship their orders don’t exactly scream out high tech, a number of

That’s a Wrap  Mar 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

If your company caters to gift-givers, providing gift-wrapping services can be a point of differentiation that wins you the sale from your competitors.

Boxed In?  Jan 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Bennett Voyles

Getting a detail right, as opposed to almost right, can make all the difference for multichannel merchants. Picking the right shipping package is one

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






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