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This entry was posted on 7th June 2019 by Laurel
If you are an internet retailer, you will know that the speed and efficiency of your packaging operation are crucial for getting products to your customers quickly and efficiently. With the growth of ecommerce, customers’ expectations are increasing too. They expect parcels to arrive undamaged ...
This entry was posted on 30th April 2019 by Amy
Cost and efficiency savings make sense for any business in any economic climate. A review of your packaging offers a solid opportunity for improving profitability, but material costs are only part of the picture. Automating your packaging can offer an array of benefits for businesses of all ...
This entry was posted on 26th February 2019 by Edyta Dean
If your company is looking to make operational savings this year, reviewing your packaging operation is a great place to start. When you think about your packaging spend, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the price of your packaging units. But what if we told you, it only accounts ...
This entry was posted on 18th February 2019 by Caroline
Automation is a great way to help you speed up the packing process, but did you know it can also ensure you use less packaging material? If you think of automation, your initial image may be that of a high tech factory with robot arms whizzing around delivering precision engineering – all ...
This entry was posted on 12th February 2019 by Caroline
There is growing pressure (and a desire) for businesses to become more environmentally friendly and to demonstrate this commitment to customers. If you are looking for ways to improve your environmental credentials, there are many “quick wins” out there to help you make simple switches. One ...
This entry was posted on 24th January 2019 by Edyta Dean
Exchanging gifts at Christmas is a wonderful tradition, but finding the right present for friends or family can sometimes be a challenge… January is typically one of the busiest months for returns as customers rush to send back ill-fitted or unwanted gifts after Christmas. Research by ...
This entry was posted on 17th December 2018 by Edyta Dean
In times of increased demand, retailers may experience issues with resources, delivery and packing capabilities, which may affect their productivity. This is more worrying now than ever before, as the country faces warnings over labour shortfalls. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said ...
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 ...

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