Sealed Air’s (NYSE: SEE) Cryovac® Darfresh® on Board, a vacuum skin packaging system, has received a 2018 World Dairy Innovation Award in the Best Manufacturing & Innovation Process category. The program celebrates excellence and innovation achieved by leading-edge companies around the world across every category of the global dairy industry.
A few years ago, on my way to the office, I was listening to a radio story about the quarterly earnings of a major U.S. retailer. In the story, losses from damaged goods were lumped in the same financial earnings/loss bucket as retail shrinkage and theft.
This type of financial reporting is not surprising, as it has long been true that there’s a certain amount of damage loss companies find acceptable. It can be anywhere from two to eight percent, but every business in every industry manages to find its own “acceptable” damage rate.
There are a great many challenges that businesses face as a result of the growing e-commerce economy. Chief among them are the need to combat rising freight costs, overcome labor and warehouse scarcity, work around transportation shortages, and manage the impact this new way of buying and supplying has on our global environment.
This time of year is dedicated to remembrance. We remember those who paid the ultimate price, honor those who have served in the armed forces, and appreciate the sacrifices of military spouses and family members. These holidays include Armed Forces Day, Anzac Day and Memorial Day.
While reflecting on the freedoms secured by their efforts, it’s important for us to remember to serve those who have served us.
Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d write: We need to have a serious conversation about TVs and toilets.
Yes. TVs and toilets.
Ten years ago, buying a toilet or a TV usually meant a trip to a home improvement or electronics store – the kind of place where you wander the aisles staring at different models, mentally weighing the respective features like which one boasts a higher pixel ratio or promises of a quiet flush.