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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
"Thank you to the entire Pratt Industries team for all your hard work, support and dedication!" - Anthony Pratt Learn more about this prestigious award here.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Company Chairman Anthony Pratt Company chairman and founder Anthony Pratt has just been named “North American Packaging CEO of the Year" by a leading industry association. Anthony was selected by RISI, one of the most respected names in the global paper and packaging industry, and will be presented with the award at RISI's International Containerboard Conference (ICC) Nov. 3-4 in Chicago. "Our packaging economists and [...]
Pratt Display’s VP of Sales & Marketing, Dave Connors, and Kroger’s VP of Global Sourcing & Planning, Marcio DaCosta, discuss sustainability in packaging and how the partnership between Pratt & Kroger benefits both companies.