Packaging as Part of Retailers’ Supply Chain Planning

Read the full story in Progressive Grocer.

Consumer goods packaging is a rather complex business in and of itself – just ask any supplier that makes laundry detergent pods.

These days, though, as more retailers play in the traditional CPG space, whether through private label, ecommerce, or other, more consumer-direct initiatives, they would be smart to think more about packaging, too, according to several packaging experts. By doing so, and specifically by paying special attention to how packaging fits into their overall supply chain, retailers could improve their efficiencies, contribute to a more sustainable planet, and even find some hidden cost savings.

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