Blog
Reduce
storage costs
Reduce
transport costs
Reduce damages
& returns
Reduce
admin costs
Increase
productivity
Enhance customer
experience
Reduce
storage costs
Reduce
transport costs
Reduce damages
& returns
Reduce
admin costs
Increase
productivity
Enhance customer
experience

Search

page 1/7

Increase Productivity

This entry was posted on 12th December 2018 by Caroline
We know that businesses are always looking to reduce costs and at Macfarlane Packaging we help customers achieve this all the time. Throughout the year, we’ve created a series of blog articles focusing on areas to review for potential savings, so we thought we’d give you some food for ...
This entry was posted on 6th November 2018 by Edyta Dean
The end of the year is one of the busiest times for many retailers, with some customers starting their Christmas shopping as early as October. More than half of British shoppers (51%) prefer to buy online than in-store according to a recent study from Empathy Broker, which is an excellent ...
This entry was posted on 30th October 2018 by Edyta Dean
The festive season is fast approaching and many UK businesses are getting ready for the busy period ahead. Companies such as Sainsbury's and Argos have recently announced plans to recruit additional staff to help them cope with increased demand in the coming months. Last year, 91% of UK ...
This entry was posted on 14th August 2018 by Caroline
A shortage of warehouse labour has long been a problem for the logistics industry but, since the Brexit referendum, it’s been exacerbated by apprehension for UK based European labour and the weakening of the pound. In 2016 workers from the EU accounted for 17% of the UKs warehousing ...
This entry was posted on 7th August 2018 by Edyta Dean
Black Friday and pre-Christmas season may seem distant, but in reality you only have three months to ensure your business is well-prepared for increased demand. Advanced planning is the key to success, therefore don’t leave your preparations until the last minute - you may regret it later. ...
This entry was posted on 3rd July 2018 by Edyta Dean
Bespoke packaging design could revolutionise your packing operations. The initial investment will quickly pay off, bringing long-term benefits to your business and enhancing your entire operation. Below are four key advantages of custom packaging design. 1. Reduced damage and ...
This entry was posted on 26th June 2018 by Edyta Dean
In times of increased demand your business may experience issues with resource, delivery and order fulfilment. The run-up to Christmas is one of the busiest periods for many retailers. Some companies, including Tesco, John Lewis and Argos, employed additional staff last year to help them get ...
This entry was posted on 12th June 2018 by Caroline
It’s a big task putting your packaging out to tender, it takes a lot of preparation to identify current suppliers, products, specs and pricing. Cost savings on packaging are typically reviewed in isolation – suppliers bid on “like for like” products based on current usage. This can ...
This entry was posted on 29th May 2018 by Edyta Dean
The speed and efficiency of your packaging operation can determine how fast you are able to dispatch products to your customers. This is especially important in times of increased demand, as additional work volume can put a strain on both your resources and capabilities if you don’t plan or ...
This entry was posted on 8th May 2018 by Caroline
Parcel delivery company DPD has recently announced its plan to hire an additional 700 part-time, weekend drivers due to the growing demand for next-day deliveries. The company also confirmed the opening of an additional 100 warehouse jobs in their regional depot network to support the new ...

Search

Subscribe to our blog

Please tick to consent to your data being stored in line with the guidelines set out in our privacy policy

Recent Posts

Categories

Archives

Recent Posts

Categories

Archives

Request a catalogueCustomer feedbackContact usShop online