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Your Time in the Sun: A Brief History of Solar Power

UPS does more than just pack and ship your precious goods. The popular logistics company has announced plans to continue with their commitment to sustainability and using alternative energy by investing nearly $18 million dollars in solar power across eight of their facilities in the United States. But why is such a move making headlines. More [...]

By | 2018-04-16T16:32:55+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Sustainability, Technology|0 Comments

Ecolabeling and the Culture of Sustainability

We have all heard of “going green,” or a “greener” way of living life, but what does that actually mean? Going green can be as simple as recycling or as involved as living a trash-free lifestyle. For companies, one way to go green is ecolabeling. Ecolabeling is a voluntary method of environmental performance certification that is [...]

By | 2018-03-22T14:54:48+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Business, Customer Satisfaction, Sustainability|0 Comments

What Automated Stores Mean for Mobile Marketing

While digital retailing continues to encroach on physical retail’s territory, face-to-face shopping is not going down without a fight. Just as traditional business models must account for new technology and trends favoring automation, the processes that support those models such as mobile marketing must adapt to the times. Physical Retailing for Introverts Earlier this past [...]

By | 2018-03-21T15:03:17+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Business, Customer Satisfaction, Technology|0 Comments

2018 Rings in New Trends in Packaging Design

At the end of 2017, Packaging Digest shared their predictions for 2018’s biggest design trends in the packaging industry. Packaging Digest predicts saying “ba-bye” to “overly masculine packaging graphics, tiny type and boring colors” and asserts that small consumer packaged goods companies (“small” is defined as those with annual sales of less than $1 billion) [...]

By | 2018-03-07T14:20:07+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Packaging Design|0 Comments

Packaging Films for Every Possibility

Do you ship fragile items? Maybe your products are an untraditional shape or extra-large. Would you believe that the MINI PAK’R inflates packing material that protects any and all of these possibilities? We have the right type of film for your product – let us help you find it. Why waste precious space with pre-filled [...]

By | 2018-02-27T15:48:09+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Features, Packaging|0 Comments

From Waste to Winner: The Reclaimed Plastics Economy

Plastic waste remains one of the largest global ecological issues, but earth-friendly entrepreneurs are increasing demand for reclaimed plastic to give it new life beyond the landfill. The production of plastic requires complex methods and costly equipment. It is mind-boggling to think that so much time, energy, and money is spent on something that ends [...]

By | 2018-02-18T18:32:51+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Business, Logistics, Sustainability|0 Comments

The Expanding World of Amazon

Introduced in the United States in 2005, the Amazon Prime program extended unlimited free two-day shipping to customers who paid a yearly fee. Since that time, Amazon has expanded the program to include grocery delivery, video streaming, and other perks while simultaneously spreading Prime services to additional demographics and countries. Since 2005, Amazon Prime has [...]

By | 2018-02-01T01:30:47+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Business, Ecommerce, Features, Leadership|0 Comments