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3 Trends in Protective Packaging Engineering for 2017

By |February 22nd, 2017|

Protective packaging engineering stands to solve several packaging challenges, including heavy packaging weight, and shipping and handling damages, such as vibration, abrasion and shock. An increase in online shopping is one of the driving forces of the demand for protective packaging, which is predicted to increase nearly 5 percent each year by 2019. To keep [...]

5 Tips for More Sustainable Supply Sourcing

By |February 13th, 2017|

A sustainable supply chain is good business. Through sustainable practices, you can save resources and money, optimize supply chain processes and discover ways to innovate your product. A recent Accenture survey for members of the United Nations Global Compact on sustainable business practices showed that 96 percent of CEOs believe sustainability should be integrated into [...]

Waste Reduction Campaigns That Work!

By |February 6th, 2017|

Many businesses like the idea of going green and reducing their carbon footprint, if only because eliminating waste means saving money. But this mission might sound daunting and difficult, especially for organizations whose resources are already stretched thin. You don't have to revamp everything that's working to reduce waste; implementing a few simple, common-sense solutions [...]

Pratt Display Wins 2016 Supplier Pacesetter Award

By |February 6th, 2017|

Pratt Display is honored to have received the StoreBrands 2016 Supplier Pacesetter Award in the "Merchandising and/or Marketing Support for Store Brand Products" category for the 100% recycled modular display program that was developed in partnership with The Kroger Co. In addition to lowering costs through the implementation of  a modular display program which allows for higher order quantities and [...]

Steps to Integrate Your Company’s Supply Chain for More Sustainable Growth

By |January 24th, 2017|

  By now, most businesses are well aware that “going green” can help them make or save more of the green they’re most interested in: money. Sustainability is a win-win for the environment and for a business’s bottom line. If your goal is to incorporate sustainability into your supply chain, here’s a bit of great [...]

How to Develop an Effective Corporate Sustainability Plan for 2017

By |January 10th, 2017|

In order for companies across multiple sectors to effectively improve corporate sustainability, a sustainability plan is critical to the process of setting and meeting environmental goals for 2017. This plan will provide a sustainability roadmap for organizations who want to establish a more environmentally responsible reputation, improve efficiencies, increase brand loyalty, and secure shareholder and employee satisfaction. The following tips will help to introduce corporate [...]

Pratt Industries Serves as Presenting Sponsor at the Captain Planet Foundation 25th Anniversary Gala Event

By |December 16th, 2016|

The team at Pratt Industries Specialty Division enjoyed an evening of fundraising at the Captain Planet Foundation Gala Event As a presenting sponsor at the Captain Planet Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala Event, Pratt Industries is proud to support the foundation's project-based environmental learning strategies. As one of the Southeast’s largest eco-benefits, the event raises funds [...]

Supply Chain Savings by Changing the Box

By |December 15th, 2016|

Supply chain savings come from not only changing the box but also via a sound corporate sustainability plan. Read more about how to develop an effective corporate sustainability plan here. Carton right-sizing is the practice of using a container that will minimize empty space while still offering adequate protection and is critical to optimizing supply chain [...]

Pratt Industries Helps Veterans in Need Through The Home Depot Foundation

By |December 8th, 2016|

For years, Pratt Industries has supported The Home Depot Foundation as a participant in their Supplier Advisory Board. Pratt is also one of the top donors each year to assist in their efforts to help a number of non-profit organizations around the country, focused on veterans. This year, partner donations have helped to contribute to: Improvements to almost 7,000 [...]

Holiday Shipping Tips

By |December 7th, 2016|

The holiday shipping season is upon us, which means companies are gearing up to handle the annual influx of holiday shipments. If you're a small business owner or eCommerce shipper, every minute counts and it's important that you're prepared to meet any and all customer demands of the season. Ensure that your holiday packages get [...]