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Each Pack Trax Report discusses potential cost reduction for one packaging category.  This is content you simply cannot
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In our most recent Report we discuss overcoming packaging raw material price increases through supplier productivity on items such as corrugated containers.  Three high-impact cost improvement recommendations are defined and potential is costed.

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May 1, 2024    News May 2024
Each month we devote a section of our Report to packaging related sourcing strategy and cost reduction by packaging category. The May Report was dedicated to Corrugated Container Supplier Productivity Containerboard prices in North America and Europe are facing two price increases so far in 2024. In our May Report, we discuss supplier productivity improvement as the best way to counteract material price increases. Our recommendations discuss the potential cost improvement from light weighting, recycled linerboard and print and color management for pre-print outer liner for decorated containers for appliances and beverages. Cost improvement opportunities are outlined for each recommendation.