Yesterday, the President of the United States declared an expanded emergency declaration for all states and the District of Columbia on truck shipments of consumer goods and other supplies. Below is an update from the FMCSA delineating the types loads that are being exempted from hours of service rules.
The craze for a "subscription for everything" may make you think just having a great subscription box idea is the winning recipe, but there's a lot more to it. Consumers aren't just interested in a box's products but aspects like its delivery cycle, quality assembly and optimal return policy. Here are four mistakes you should avoid when starting a subscription box service.
Regardless of where companies currently stand on the sustainability spectrum, there is always room for growth — and certainly the demand to support it. As consumer awareness of sustainable brand practices grows, there are some considerations that companies must make to catch up or stay ahead of the curve.
Flair Flexible Packaging is introducing its latest Real Touch innovation, a tactile packaging solution for high-impact shelf differentiation. Real Touch supplements visual impact by adding a tactile dimension to brand packaging designs.
New York-based Pet Plate has raised $9 million in a Series A round co-led by 301 Inc., the venture capital arm of Golden Valley-based General Mills. Other investors included DFE Capital Management, Marco Polo and Fernbrook Capital Management, along with existing investors, The Yard Ventures and Castor Ventures.
Package theft is a growing problem across America as 36% have reported having a package stolen at least once. C+R Research asked 2,000 consumers who have shopped online in the last 12 months about their experience with theft and what preventative measures they have now taken.
The new EDL Model 22-45 single roll product wrapping system wraps both trayed and trayless products at rates of up to 45 packages per minute— including packaged food products, pet foods, dairy products, mixed multipacks and more, as well as untrayed single products and container multipacks.
Mondi's white paper, “Premium Pet Food Purchaser Survey Results: Trends, Behaviors and Insights Pet Food Manufacturers Can Leverage to Convert Consumers,” is based on research conducted by Mondi in partnership with Dow Chemical in first quarter 2019.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!