Tightening freight capacity and rising fuel prices have forced food
companies to rethink how they deliver value to the enterprise, how
they plan transportation loads, and how they measure and motivate
Arca Systems has developed a foldable container to achieve better
supply chain efficiency. The Arca Magnum 760 can, for example,
handle fruit and vegetables from the packers/suppliers, through the
distribution centres and directly...
A web-based application that enables companies to design cartons,
pallets, trailers and ocean containers as part of their
distribution process has been launched. Developer HighJump believes
that the software, called Container Advantage,...
A new rectangular PET (polyethylene terephthalate) hot-fill bottle,
which allows for more efficient shipping, has been launched in the
US. This could prove to be a blessing for suppliers, as shipping
rates have risen 10 - 25 per cent...