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AutoDesk’s Redshift—How One Company Thinks Outside the Box With On-Demand Packaging

It’s a frustrating and common e-commerce experience: receiving a small item in a huge box filled with plastic air pillows or other packing material. The shipper may find it convenient to use just a few box sizes, but it’s a big waste. Read the full story on AutoDesk’s blog, Redshift, here.

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The Green Living Guy—Staples Smart-Size is Green Size

Staples is collaborating with Packsize to use Smart-Size Packaging technology to improve its packaging line. This initiative has reduced Staples’ corrugated use by more than 15 percent and void fill by 60 percent! This blog post details how it works. Read more here.

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DC Velocity—Flush with success

Product damage problems led Ferguson to seek a new way to package its fragile toilets. An innovative custom solution from Packsize solved the problem—and cut labor and materials costs to boot. Read the full article here.

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Modern Materials Handling—Revive IT revamps packaging workflow with On Demand Packaging®

Revive IT’s managers and operators knew they had to take a different and more innovative approach to their packaging operations process. This article follows Revive IT as they integrate On Demand Packaging® solutions into their supply chain. Read the full story here.

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Dumpsters.com gives six eco-friendly packaging ideas to make your shipping line more sustainable; and right-sizing makes the list.

Here are six ways you can make your shipping line more sustainable. Packsize’s Melissa Clyne contributed to number two on this list. Read the full story here.

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Inside Logistics—The Gear Game

Packsize customer MEC goes omnichannel in this cover story for Inside Logistics. This article follows MEC as they upgrade their ERP. The story is contained on pages 16-19. Read the full story here.

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With Amazon operations to begin in weeks, Salt Lake City mayor hopes they’ll team up with Packsize

“I’m kind of hoping, at some point, Amazon teams up with Packsize to decrease the size of their boxing,” Biskupski said. “Packsize is right here in this neighborhood — so maybe there’s an opportunity there for them to partner.” Read the full story here.

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Air Apparent: Improving Utah’s air quality

Hanko Kiessner discusses initiatives that can help clean up Utah’s air situation: “We need to stop burning natural gas in favor of heating and cooling heat-pump technology that works with electricity. And if electricity is generated with solar energy and wind, then we have a completely sustainable system.” Read the full story here.

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Salt Lake’s Packsize boxes in e-commerce explosion with high-tech, earth-friendly packaging systems

From the Deseret News:

While his on-demand packaging system has found success by anticipating the explosive growth of online commerce with an innovative and environmentally conscious solution, the backstory of Hanko Kiessner’s journey to launching Packsize in Utah reads like a tale pulled from the 19th century.

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Packsize unveils state’s biggest battery of electric vehicle chargers

From the Deseret News:

“State and local leaders gathered at the headquarters of Packsize International on Tuesday to cut the ribbon on the company’s newly completed battery of 50 electric vehicle charging stations — the largest private installation of its kind in Utah.”

Read the full story here.

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