Pack ARCHIVE

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,

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

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.

Damage control  May 15, 2005 9:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

Let’s face it: There’s very little you can do to eliminate damage to your merchandise during shipping. But small changes to your packaging practices,

Quality Control  Apr 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

As call centers become more strategically significant in their service to customers, firms that use an outsourced call center service need to measure

Ahead of the Pack  Mar 01, 2005 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

TIRED OF GIVING your loved one yet another sweater for Christmas? Dread the rack upon rack of look-alike items that await you at the mall? UncommonGoods

180 Packing Days ’til Christmas  Jul 01, 2004 9:30 PM By Bennett Voyles

Dear Mr. Claus, We know you see us when we’re schlepping, but we wanted to remind you that we are very worried about the 2004 Christmas rush. Every year,

Thinking Inside the Box  Jun 01, 2004 9:30 PM By Paul Miller

General merchandise cataloger Fingerhut sells a wide variety of products, including electronics, jewelry, and home goods. The broad assortment of items

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

Brand-New Bag  Sep 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Jeff Siegel

THREE YEARS AGO, Crate & Barrel executives knew they had to find a better way to pack the items they shipped to their distribution centers and to customers.






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