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productivity
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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 31st July 2018 by Caroline
In the words of Alice Cooper, “School’s out for summer”. Parents go into overdrive organising six weeks of entertainment and holiday clubs (smiling on the outside but internally screaming “What kind of childcare service doesn’t start till 10am?”) and Briton’s jet off for two weeks ...
This entry was posted on 17th July 2018 by Caroline
If you are experiencing damages in transit don’t just absorb the costs associated with them - it’s time to investigate a solution to significantly reduce or, even better, eradicate them completely. Our packaging experts help customers target reductions in damages on a daily basis but, we ...
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 4th January 2018 by Laurel
Happy New Year! We hope you had a lovely break and are ready for the fresh opportunities and challenges that the next 12 months will bring. To get you started, we put together 5 packaging trends to watch for in 2018. Trend 1: Personalisation Customers want to feel valued and cared for. A ...
This entry was posted on 18th December 2017 by Laurel
The past 11 months have gone by so quickly it’s difficult to believe there is less than a week to go until Christmas. This is the last blog of the year and we would like to take this opportunity to thank all our readers. We hope you’ve found our articles insightful and enjoyed reading our ...
This entry was posted on 20th June 2017 by Caroline
If you are looking to make savings across the business, an area of opportunity could be to review the costs associated with supplier management. CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) have calculated the average costs of placing a Purchase Order is £50 per time. This takes ...
This entry was posted on 18th May 2017 by Caroline
Car makers have cited Brexit as the “Biggest threat in a generation” to the UK car industry. So if you are in the Automotive Industry the chances are you are looking at potential savings across the business. Recently, we conducted a survey that focused on packaging challenges in the ...
This entry was posted on 16th May 2017 by Laurel
How much time and money do you spend on the administration of your packaging orders, stocks and suppliers? The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) estimates the average cost of raising a purchase order at £50*. This considers fixed costs such as staff time, accommodation, ...

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