Today’s consumers are smarter and more connected than those of yesteryear - thanks in large part to the global ubiquity of mobile devices. In our mobile world, we must re-evaluate the role packaging plays with consumers, and we must amp up our business analytics capabilities so that we are able to anticipate supply and demand trends, and the impact promotional events will have on sales.
Ever been faced with excess product? When life handed one QSR too much lemon concentrate, learn how HAVI Global Solutions' Recycling & Waste Solutions helped turned this excess product into energy and costs savings. This leading QSR chain needed to dispose of excess frozen lemon juice concentrate housed in several cold-storage facilities throughout the country as quickly and efficiently as possible, and in an environmentally sensitive manner that was in full compliance with all relevant local and state regulations. Read this case study to find out how we managed the end-of-life disposal process for maximum brand protection.
Leveraging the results of the 2012 and 2013 State of the Foodservice Supply Chain study, its deep industry knowledge and experience managing some of the world’s largest quick service restaurant (QSR) supply chains, HGS, with Technomic, developed the only supply chain maturity model focused exclusively on the foodservice industry, the HAVI Global Solutions Foodservice Supply Chain Maturity Model. The Model provides a framework to chart the progression of restaurant supply chains from rudimentary, insular functions lacking process formality and visibility to highly integrated, adaptive business units that help drive sales, deliver strategic insight and create shared value.
In this age of technology and globalization, brands are constantly looking for ways to remain relevant without losing their core values, and connect with their audience via a multitude of touch points. On the one hand, the competitive survival instinct demands harnessing the data being collected every millisecond across countless points; on the other hand, brands must keenly observe the line separating the consumer’s personal space, which may vary depending on individual touch point. To read more, please check out our latest marketinsights - the Winter 2014 issue.
In this edition of the Quarterly Packaging Report, Packaging Technology Integrated Solutions provides its unique perspective on: The APMEA Supplier Council - Promoting and Leveraging Thought Leadership Across the Value Chain; Regulatory and Legislative News: Comparing European and US Packaging Requirements; How Suppliers Can Leverage Consumer Insights for Competitive Advantage; Preventing Mineral Oil Contamination in Food Packaging; From Trash to Treasure - Capturing Recycling Commodities Revenue; and more.