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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 [...]

5 Ways to Improve Your Corporate Sustainability Image

By |November 29th, 2016|

  Cultivating a sustainable culture within your company is important for prospective customers, future employees and workplace culture. Many organizations think that they need a major overhaul of their operations to improve their "green" image. However, here are five ways you can improve public perceptions about your company's sustainability without having to change everything. 1. [...]

How to Incentivize Employees to Recycle

By |November 15th, 2016|

Office workers average 10,000 sheets of copied paper every year, and 4,500 of those end up in the trash can. What’s more, companies in the United States spend over $120 billion yearly on printed materials, only to have those materials become outdated in three months or less. How can you reduce these costs and encourage your employees to recycle? [...]

E-commerce Packaging Considerations for Consumer-Based Businesses

By |November 7th, 2016|

For consumer-based eCommerce businesses, the customer experience is probably the single most important factor to company success.  Customers are a company's greatest asset, and it's just good business to satisfy customers. Since packaging and the box in which a product is contained is likely the first tangible interaction a customer will have with the brand, it's [...]

Corrugated Boxes: A Technical Overview

By |October 31st, 2016|

Learn about how corrugated became the obvious choice in protective packaging and what you need to know to select the perfect box. When it comes to protecting products during shipment, the corrugated box is the most common choice for companies around the world. As a company dependent upon safe shipment of products and supplies, it's [...]

How to Measure Dimensional Weight of a Package (and why it’s important)

By |October 13th, 2016|

Dimensional weight calculation is a necessary step for eCommerce companies and retailers who ship products in boxes and large poly bags. By subjecting all packages to dimensional weight billing, also known as DIM weight, carriers hope to encourage retailers to make better packaging decisions.  By right-sizing shipment packaging, carriers can maximize the number of packages being [...]