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Monthly archive: July 2014

This entry was posted on 28th July 2014 by Amy
The Macfarlane Packaging Catalogue WORLD TOUR! Post your photos on our Facebook page and you could win a Kindle! We have 5 Kindles to give away by Sept 1st! Simply take a photo of you and your Macfarlane Catalogue in any country, and post it to our Facebook Page. All winners will be ...
This entry was posted on 15th July 2014 by Caroline
As we hurtle towards the biggest and busiest manufacturing and sales quarter of the year, now is the perfect time to make sure your production and warehouse space is utilised to its full potential. By improving floor layouts and making the best possible use of your warehousing space, you’ll ...
This entry was posted on 2nd July 2014 by Edyta Dean
The accelerating growth of on-line retailing has enormous implications for distribution and logistics specialists. Today, some 20%* of all UK non-food goods are purchased through the internet and the rise of ‘click and collect’ retailing reflects ever-increasing integration of website and ...
This entry was posted on 1st July 2014 by Amy
Ask a dozen companies and you’re likely to get a dozen different answers. Setting aside major purchases, let’s focus on the everyday items of expenditure without which our factories and warehouses would soon grind to a halt. Ten years ago, a number of studies put the cost of raising a ...
This entry was posted on by Amy
As many satisfied users can testify, PadPak is an extremely versatile system for protecting fragile, valuable and awkwardly shaped products within shipping cartons. Single-ply or multi-ply pads absorb knocks in transport, safeguarding such items as auto parts, electronic assemblies, medical ...
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Online shopping has become part of our everyday lives and, with the UK online spend for 2014 projected at £107bn, e-commerce is a business model that everyone is keen to be involved in.  But what can you do if you sell products that you aren't able to get to your customers through the post in ...
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Reducing the size and weight of your packages is a great way to save on shipping charges. Here are a few ideas for cost-saving packs that don't compromise on product protection Export shipments: Multi-wall corrugated cases and palletised containers offer exceptional strength to weight ratios, ...
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Did you know... According to a recent report by IMRG, 40% of consumers reported to have received damaged goods due to 'insufficient / inappropriate packaging.' and 73% of consumers said that the packaging for their item was 'too little'.* Getting the balance right between protecting ...
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Customer anticipation on receiving their e-retail package is an important part of their shopping experience. But if your customers are part of the 38%* who are dissatisfied with the packaging, then the perceived value of your product and your brand will be seriously undermined. Macfarlane is ...
This entry was posted on by Edyta Dean
We understand that the packaging we produce and the design approach we take is critical in producing packaging solutions that protect products throughout the logistics chain, while minimising costs and environmental impact. Our expertise, available locally and nationally, together with our range ...

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