Now that you’ve had time to absorb the latest technology and machinery solutions from Pack Expo, the #1 packaging and processing event for consumer packaged goods, it’s time to bring it all home. Taking a deeper dive into automation, e-commerce and sustainable initiatives will help you in finding a solution to benefit your facility.
Bringing It All Home
What to Expect at Pack Expo
Pack Expo is the #1 packaging and processing event for East Coast consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. This year’s Pack Expo will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from March 21-23, 2022.
Flexibility, Change, and Consolidation
What we have seen and continue to see is that there is certainly no shortage in the demand for supplies and products. E-commerce is alive, well and thriving. Online ordering continues to flourish. The supply chain is booming, but can the supply keep up with the continuous influx of variables shifting during this COVID era?
Where to Start
When it comes to the material handling industry, change is inevitable and throughout the process ‘where to start’ tends to shift to how when considering optimizing your warehouse operations.
Another year is coming to a close and with that comes the annual review of your systems and operations. How is your facility closing out the year? With all of the supply chain disruptions and employment vacancies, it’s no wonder that we all look to a brighter, better 2022—a new year that brings change, innovations, and vast improvements across the board.
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is in full swing and distribution is front and center—the star of the show. By now, your daily warehouse operations are on full display for all to see, advertently and possibly inadvertently. The scanning, sorting, picking, packing, conveying, and palletizing systems at work are on autopilot while the supply chain...
What About the People?
With all the chatter on automation and automated technologies and solutions, you have to wonder—what about the people? Where and how do they fit in? People have an immense value in the daily processes of a warehouse operation, and goods to person technology solutions combine the best in both automated storage and picking technologies.
Safety in the Workplace
There is much to be said about safety concerns in the workplace. And now more than ever, during this ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, employers are feeling the pressure to rise up and improve working conditions and/or implement new protocols that provide a safer environment. Many employers are going to extraordinary measures to ensure safety in the workplace. So...
Let's Talk Space
Let’s talk space…facility space. The space (both horizontal and vertical) that you have to work with—that some might say controls your daily operations. The space that ultimately defines your material handling and how your facility operates.
When looking through the camera lens at your overall operation, it’s easy to overlook some of the mundane elements that otherwise prove most crucial in times of need. Taking stock in your material handling equipment and having an inventory of critical spares is a necessary, indispensable, component in keeping and maintaining your equipment. Not doing so,...