Category Archive: Consumer Goods

Sep 29 2015

May the Force of Demand Planning be With You


How have we progressed in optimizing demand planning as an organized effort between retailers and the supply chain?

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Jun 11 2015

Packaging Innovation for the 21st Century


New biomaterials, smarter manufacturing processes and lifecycle-assessment tools are helping fast-moving consumer goods companies reduce the environmental impact of their plastic packaging throughout its lifecycle.

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Jul 17 2014

When it Comes to Packaging, Paperless Manufacturing is an Art. Literally.


Labeling and packaging can be seen as an art form, with the best designs leading to higher consumption and brand recognition. Manufacturing execution systems can be used to help facilitate this strategy.

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Nov 20 2012

Who Owns Product Traceability?


Before implementing a global traceability solution, the first step is to determine who owns this initiative

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Jul 14 2011

Rewriting the Fairy Tale: In Manufacturing, the Hare Wins

Sometimes you need both speed and consistency in order to win, not just steadiness

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