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Electrical Cabinet Assembly Hanging Bag Rack

Manufacturers in varied industries such as aerospace, automotive, and biomedical, are continually striving to reduce costs and waste in their supply chains. Often changes in sourcing and supply chain strategies can lead to new opportunities that were not previously viable.

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Posted in Blog, Fabric Dunnage, Lean Manufacturing, Packaging, Packaging Solutions Category, Returnable Containers, Reusable Containers, Supply Chain, Transport Packaging

Customer Experience – Starting Point for Your Packaging Design

Reluctant Black Friday Shoppers Our family is typically low key on Black Friday avoiding most of the chaos associated with that day. Family tradition for us is to visit our local superstore for free donuts and juice a couple hours

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Posted in Blog, Management, Marketing, Molded Fiber, Packaging

eCommerce Update | FedEx and UPS Ground Shipments

          With a busy schedule, our family is a huge fan of Zappos. Order what you want in the convenience of your own home when you want it. We love the world class customer service and

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Posted in Blog, eCommerce, Management, Supply Chain, Sustainability

Packaging Cost Savings | Seeing the Bigger Picture

The saying “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” is often attributed to Greek philosopher Aristotle. Packaging is largely overlooked as a strategic element in an organization’s manufacturing and supply chain operations. The annual packaging material cost

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Celebrating Earth Day Beyond Today

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 to raise awareness of environmental issues and to challenge people to take action to improve the environment. It was founded in the United States in the 1970’s as a response

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Customized Standardization | Packaging Strategy Offers Best of Both Worlds

Standardization is a common strategy used in many different industries.  Organizations such as International Organization of Standards (ISO), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) exist to drive common requirements and practices internationally or

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Posted in Blog, Fabric Dunnage, Lean Manufacturing, Packaging, Packaging Solutions Category, Returnable Containers, Reusable Containers, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Transport Packaging

Reusable Aircraft Interior Shipping Cart

Aerospace manufacturers are challenging their suppliers to develop innovative supply chain and packaging solutions to reduce costs and eliminate waste.  Cascadia Packaging Group recently developed and implemented a custom reusable cart for just-in-time (JIT) shipments of aircraft interiors to a

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Custom Packaging Solution | Padded Reusable Bag

At Cascadia Packaging, we are proud of our efforts to develop innovative packaging solutions that meet our client’s unique part protection requirements.  Recently a client requested that we develop a custom solution to eliminate the use of expendable plastic bubblewrap

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Posted in Blog, Fabric Dunnage, Lean Manufacturing, Packaging, Packaging Solutions Category, Reusable Containers, Supply Chain, Sustainability

5 Steps to Reduce Your Packaging Waste

            5 Steps to Reduce Your Packaging Waste Packaging is often overlooked as an opportunity for cost and waste reductions in manufacturing operations. Here’s five simple steps to start you journey of minimizing your packaging

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Posted in Blog, Lean Manufacturing, Management, Packaging, Packaging Solutions Category, Recycling, Returnable Containers, Reusable Containers, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Transport Packaging

The Cost of Shipping Air

We recently ordered a new insulated lunch box for our youngest daughter online via online retailer Land’s End.  She waited patiently for the shipment to arrive at our house.  Five days later, her new lunch box was delivered to our

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