Software & Tech
Women in Supply Chain: CHEP’s Tiffany Mensen’s Path Yet Taken
Tiffany Mensen, director of national accounts for CHEP U.S. and this year's overall Women in Supply Chain winner, talks collaboration, continued learning, purpose and passion for the supply chain.
September 13, 2023
How Traceability Accelerates the Circular Plastic Economy
July 18, 2023
Linerless and Lean Labeling’s Role in Sustainable Manufacturing
May 29, 2023
Life-Cycle Assessment Tool Underscores Benefits of Switching to Reusable Packaging
May 24, 2023
Transforming Food Waste into Resources
May 23, 2023
Extended Producer Responsibility in Cold Food Chain
May 19, 2023
Women in Supply Chain: What They're Doing Matters to the Future of Supply Chains
This year's award took in over 400 submissions, the highest amount of applications for this award. This is because what these winners are doing matters to the future of supply chains.
September 18, 2023
#BetterTogether. Women in Supply Chain Forum Promotes Collaboration in Logistics
The Women in Supply Chain Forum is the industry’s premier networking and educational forum tailored to men and women in executive-level positions to expand their professional network through thought-provoking discussion panels.
August 7, 2023
SCN Summit: Future of the Supply Chain Opens Registration
Registration is open for SCN Summit: Future of the Supply Chain, the premier virtual event aimed at educating logistics professionals on critical issues impacting the supply chain industry.
August 8, 2023
Consumers Show Increased Consideration of Environmental Impact When Making Food Choices
42% of consumers believe producers are most responsible for driving faster adoption of environmentally friendly changes.
April 20, 2023
How Collaboration Can Reduce Environmental Impact
From how goods are packaged and transported to which materials can be reused or recycled, food manufacturers have a unique opportunity to influence how the broader market approaches environmentally friendly initiatives.
March 21, 2023
New Laws All Over the World for EPR Packaging
Andorra, Italy, France, Spain, Greece and the Netherlands are all starting the year off with new EPR packaging laws in 2023.
February 8, 2023
Reducing Plastic in Online Shopping is Next Frontier for Brands
Replacing single-use plastics for shipping with compostable packaging will go a long way to squashing shipping’s impact on the environment.
February 1, 2023
The Rise of Healthier Food Options and Sustainable Packaging
Healthier options and sustainable production and packaging will top the list in 2023.
January 26, 2023
Growing Need for Recent Supply Chain Policies and Further Federal Action Post-Pandemic
Industry input prices and demand remain above pre-pandemic levels, exposing a need for supply chain policies and even further federal action to be taken.
Consumer Brands Association
January 20, 2023
How to Prepare for More Sustainable Packaging Regulations Coming in 2023
While it is anticipated that costs will come down with greater adoption and increased supply, new state sustainable packaging regulations are likely to bring with increased expenses in the short term. Here are three ways to get ready.
January 13, 2023
How a Virtual Twin Changes the Cold Foods Packaging Game
Virtual twin technology helps companies develop better packaging and support the circular economy. Is it time to change your cold food packaging game?
December 25, 2022
Trends Driving the Importance of Sustainable Warehousing
In working with the right partners, food and beverage companies can increase their sustainable practices throughout the warehouse to lessen their environmental footprint.
October 19, 2022
Hybrid Packaging Boosts Food and Beverage Sustainability
Hybrid packaging uses multiple package formats to reduce weight, increase functionality and optimize the “end of life,” thus making packaging more sustainable.
September 14, 2022
How Producers Become Leaders in Sustainable Plant-Based Operations
Industry leaders have the opportunity to take advantage of the vibrant plant-based market and take steps to meet sustainability goals by incorporating several principles into their operations.
September 5, 2022
How Reclosable Flexible Packaging Benefits Poultry Market
Advancements in reclosable flexible packaging technologies can offer brands the benefit of reduced waste, increased product protection and a better consumer experience.
Reynolds Consumer Products
August 23, 2022
E-Commerce Pushes Changes in CPG Packaging
In the past, food was never thought of as something to buy online. But now, everything is different which means packaging needs to adapt.
June 27, 2022
McDonald's Shareholders Push for New Plan on Plastic Packaging
A little under half of McDonald's shareholders pledged support for a filing by non-profit shareholder advocacy group As You Sow. A proposed resolution from the group lists actions specific to the fast food retailer that can help reduce its pollution.
As You Sow
June 7, 2022
How Carbon Labeling Can Reduce Food Industry's Carbon Footprint
For CPGs, food manufacturers and logistics teams looking to get involved in sustainability but unsure where to start, carbon labeling is a great first step.
May 10, 2022
Circular Economy Starts Local
Since globalization created numerous disruption in the supply chain and sustainability, it's no surprise a new local program from MBOLD coalition launches a circular economy for flexible films.
May 4, 2022
Foodservice Growth, Plastics Bans Incites Kari-Out's Latest Acquisition
Kari-Out aims to ride the increase in takeout and foodservice market with an acquisition of Paper Bags USA, investing in a future-proof strategy.
April 12, 2022
How Pallet Return Delays Ripple Through Supply Chains
Sophisticated and purpose-designed pallet rental programs, balancing cost, asset availability and the flexibility and agility of national pallet networks can deliver consistent and sustainable resources and services shippers need.
Peco Pallet, Inc.
March 25, 2022
Grocers and Food Distributors Realize New Ways to Reduce Food Shrink Expenses
Grocers and food distributors should expand solutions beyond inventory control and re-think their truck fleet life cycle strategies to improve on-time deliveries and reduce other operating expenses that can add up to billions.
Fleet Advantage, LLC
March 24, 2022
Rethinking Strategies for E-Grocery
Today’s supply chain technology, including transit packaging, creates more efficiency, speed and transparency. The time is now for grocery brands to create stronger, more robust and more agile supply chains.
March 23, 2022
Cold Chain Acquisition Expands Thermal Packaging Solutions
Cold Chain Technologies' acquisition of Packaging Technology Group further expands its commitment to environmentally friendly and sustainable packaging solutions.
Cold Chain Technologies, LLC
March 21, 2022
The Role of Intelligent Packaging in Supply Chain Transparency
Intelligent packaging has great potential for improving supply chain effectiveness and efficiency. Here's how.
Future Market Insights
February 22, 2022
Foodservice Packaging Has Many Tasks
Packaging in the foodservice industry needs to take into consideration numerous new consumer values, compliance issues and restaurant requirements.
February 14, 2022
Using AI to Save Workload While Improving Food Chain Sustainability
Almost all corners of the food industry come with hazards that could hurt food businesses and consumers alike. The vast potential of AI and its application in the food industry promises a more sustainable tomorrow.
January 27, 2022
Keeping it Eco-Friendly: Packaging Industry Pioneers Sustainability
Leveraging sustainability to mitigate packaging waste will be the key area of focus among global packaging leaders.
Future Market Insights
January 21, 2022
Why Paper Packaging is a Sustainable Alternative to Plastic
Amid consumer expectations that food brands reflect their environmental values, paper fulfills the three Ps of successful food packaging -- protection, preservation and presentation.
January 10, 2022
Software & Technology
Top 10 Technologies Driving Cold Chain Innovation
Here are 10 key technologies driving a safe, efficient and reliable global cold and beverage supply chain.
December 14, 2021
Packaging a Sustainable Future
Solutions include reusable packaging, in-store refill models and collaborative recycling efforts.
December 9, 2021
Choosing Containers to Create Zero Waste Supply Chain
Reusable containers are the clear choice for food and beverage companies looking to increase efficiencies and contribute to a sustainable supply chain.
November 16, 2021
Bringing Transparency to Food Industry’s Sustainability Claims
Greenwashing is easy to do, but best to avoid. Customers reward those companies making the most transformational changes. But, customers will abandon those companies who don’t live up to the claims they make.
November 16, 2021