Simple Methods To Make Your Packaging More Efficient

One of the easiest ways to maximise your productivity is to revise your packaging operation, to make sure that it’s working for you.

A great place to start increasing your efficiency is by minimising your packing times. Adopting different tools or methods, or increasing the level of automation that you use, can help you do this.

Corrugated Cardboard Price Rising

The price of cardboard and corrugated board has risen sharply over the past year.

Kraft, which is a key component in the manufacture of corrugated board, rose by 23% earlier this year, while Old Corrugated Containers (OCC for short) have also been subject to higher costs.

Online Retail Sales Booming

Online shopping is continuing to grow at an enormous rate in the UK, with more growth predicted in 2017.

Data from the Office for National Statistics shows that online sales increased by 21.3% during 2016 and were expected to reach 30% by the second half of 2017.