Tag: cost savings

Case Study: Auto bagging system saves 65% in labor costs

65% Reduction in Labor Costs

How much can packaging automation save? The answer: A LOT. In this case study, we’re looking at a frozen food producer. They use too many employees to fill their frozen packs when they should be using automated equipment. The cost of labor and slow production speed is costing the company and they needed a quick fix. This company produces single-serve and family-sized food packages. These frozen foods are for sale nationwide at grocery stores, membership warehouse clubs, convenience stores, and

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Understanding total packaging cost

It’s not just the per item price that matters: it’s the total packaging cost. When it comes to packaging cost, most businesses only really consider the cost of buying the individual packaging items: boxes, tape, void fill, and stretch wrap. They’re willing to negotiate tiny percentages off of the total unit cost, puffing their chests with the savings win they’ve secured for the company. However, in actually, unit price of individual packaging elements only account for about 15% of total

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Case Study: A simple packaging process improvement saves time, money

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Making even one simple packaging process improvement can lead to huge gains in production, reductions in labor cost and material usage, as well as the stress headaches that go with managing a more complex process. And how can you go wrong when you don’t have to worry that you’re spending a small fortune on something with little to no return on investment.

Here’s just one example of how we helped a large manufacturer of medical supplies.

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Packaging solutions in military lead to millions in savings

Budgetary cost saving initiatives. Innovative containment and distribution of goods. Process evaluation. Automation packaging. Raw and packaging materials development and alternatives. January 2014 is quickly approaching us; many of these subjects are commonplace goal sets corporate entities moving into Quarter One. On a larger scale however, consider the necessity of each of these initiatives on a continual basis within the military sector. Be it providing relief services in the wake of a natural disaster or distributing supplies to those in

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