Understanding PCR and PIR Materials

Understanding the Difference Between PCR and PIR Materials

In the ever-evolving landscape of sustainability, businesses are increasingly adopting environmentally friendly practices to reduce their carbon footprint. One significant aspect of this movement involves the use of recycled materials in manufacturing. Two commonly used terms in this context are PCR (Post Consumer Recycled) and PIR (Post Industrial Recycled) materials.…

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Modern Methodologies: Supply Chain Digitalization

What is Supply Chain Digitalization? Supply chain digitalization involves the integration of digital technologies across the entire supply chain to streamline operations, enhance efficiency, and improve overall performance. It encompasses the use of software, data analytics, automation, and connectivity to manage and optimize the flow of goods and information from the procurement of raw materials…

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A Modern take on Supply Chain - Digitalization
Holiday Sales: The Power of Rebates & Cash Back

The Power of Rebates and Cash Back for Retailers

The holiday shopping frenzy is in full swing and it is a crucial time to explore innovative strategies to attract and retain customers. One highly effective approach is the use of rebates and cash back rewards, and Group O, a leading rebates and incentives management company, is at the forefront of helping retailers navigate this terrain. The Landscape After Black…

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Navigating Uncertainty: Mitigate Risk with a 3PL Partner

In an interconnected world where businesses face a myriad of challenges, the role of a reliable third-party logistics (3PL) provider becomes crucial in navigating uncertainties. Group O, as your trusted 3PL partner, understands the diverse risks that businesses encounter, ranging from cyber vulnerability to domestic turmoil. In this blog post, we'll explore how Group O addresses…

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Navigating Uncertainty with a 3PL (third party logistics) Partner
Spend Analysis: Who, What, When and How Much? Blog graphic

Spend Analysis: Who, What, When, and How Much?

In today's dynamic business environment, optimizing procurement processes and managing costs is essential for organizations seeking to maintain a competitive edge. Spend analysis, a critical component of procurement, enables companies to gain a clear and accurate understanding of their spending patterns. It empowers businesses to make informed decisions, drive efficiency, and identify…

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What is C2C Cradle to Cradle

Transforming Business and Sustainability In today's rapidly changing world, sustainability is more than just a buzzword; it's a necessity. Companies worldwide are reevaluating their practices and exploring innovative approaches to minimize their environmental footprint. Cradle to Cradle, often abbreviated as C2C, is one such approach that is gaining momentum. We are going to look…

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The Top 10 Packaging Trends for 2024

Packaging materials have come a long way from their humble origins as a means to protect and transport goods. While these factors are still as important today as they have always been, there are new trends to consider to take your packaging to the next level. In 2024, packaging continues to evolve, influenced by technological advancements, consumer preferences, and the pressing need…

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4 Ways to Optimize Packaging for Efficient Transportation

A Guide to Cost Savings Efficient transportation is crucial in today's globalized world, where goods are constantly on the move. One key aspect of enhancing transportation efficiency is optimizing packaging. Packaging optimization involves assessing various factors such as package weight, empty space, design for distribution, and choosing the right mode of transport. By focusing on these elements,…

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Optimize your packaging for efficient transportation
How do I find a co-packer?

How Do I Find a Co-Packer?

A Guide to Streamlining Your Production Process In today's fast-paced business landscape, many companies are realizing the benefits of outsourcing certain aspects of their production processes. One such solution that has gained prominence in various industries is contract packaging, commonly known as co-packing. Co-packers are specialized firms that offer their services to businesses…

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Let’s Talk About Child-Safe & Child-Resistant Packaging

It’s Child Safety and Protection Month and There is No Better Time to Talk about Packaging to Keep Kids Safer. November is celebrated as "Child Safety and Protection Month," a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of safeguarding our most vulnerable members of society—our children. Ensuring that products and packaging are child-safe is a major concern for businesses,…

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Child-safe, resistant packaging options from Group O