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Vendor Lock-In; The Enemy of Supply Chain Agility

Vendor Lock-In; The Enemy of Supply Chain Agility

2020 is defined by disruptions.  Disruptions to daily life, social interactions and global supply chains.   Disruptions require fast and accurate action, often with very opaque information. Conditions on the ground change constantly, sometimes in the manner of hours....

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Is Your Artwork Approval Process Snafu?

Is Your Artwork Approval Process Snafu?

If there’s one thing that’s true about packaging, it’s that managing artwork approval sucks. Your packaging approval may depend on a dozen people, spread out all over the world, trying to communicate with email and Excel files. All too often, people lose track of...

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Automate Your Packaging Procurement to Reduce Risk

Automate Your Packaging Procurement to Reduce Risk

By now you’re probably aware of the risks to your packaging supply chain from natural disasters, trade disputes, supplier failure, production errors, and freight interruptions. Did you know that automating your procurement operations can reduce and mitigate many of...

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Where Are Your Specs and Artwork?

Where Are Your Specs and Artwork?

How are you managing your packaging specifications and artwork? Long-term supplier relationships are great when things are running smoothly, but what if something disrupts your supply and you need to switch producers in a hurry? If you don’t know where your up-to-date...

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