As demand for food, beverage, household and healthcare items increase, essential businesses are ramping up production and implementing eCommerce solutions for online retail. This becomes a greater challenge as manufacturers struggle with diminishing labor, and trying to maintain physical distancing between the workers they do have.
Manufacturers may define sustainability as a reduction in source materials used in their production processes and during the supply chain journey. Consumers may define it by only wanting recyclable materials in the products they buy.
Manufacturers and distributors of health care products are an essential link in the healthcare supply chain. Now more than ever, identifying and preventing possible disruptions is crucial. Adding the right automation not only helps reduce supply chain disruptions, but also allows these essential businesses to have control of their operating costs and potential labor shortages when meeting increased production demand.
When is the last time you really thought about in-transit product damage with your beverage loads? Chances are, unless you are directly involved in the shipping process of your product, the effects of such damage can go unnoticed.
The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) released a statement in January citing the following data from their Harris Poll: 72% of Americans say that bottled water is among their most preferred non-alcoholic beverage.