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Each Pack Trax Report discusses potential cost reduction for one packaging category.  This is content you simply cannot
get anywhere else.

In October 2022, we discussed strategic opportunities for 2023 which have arisen out of the softness for raw material inputs for
bottles and closures, flexible packaging, and metal cans.  This is information you simply cannot get anywhere else.

Corrugated Container cost improvement is the subject of a great report from October 2022.  We discuss four high-impact opportunities including the decline for linerboard prices in North America.  You heard it here first.  

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Nov 1, 2022   November 2022 News
Our October Pack Trax Report reports on the potential cost reduction for Q4 2022 and the beginning of 2023 as great opportunities for cost improvement in our monthly section on Sourcing Strategy. We identify five materials which have slumped in price sequentially in 2022 and ways to capture cost improvement from this in a strategic manner with tactical advice on how to optimize improvement. Materials such as resins from all regions, tinplate in the U.S. and Europe are featured in our report. Corrugated Container Cost Reduction Containers are the focus of our Cost Reduction Recommendations in our October Report. We uncover improvement opportunities from using ECT vs. Mullen Strength, Container Light-weighting, and the drop for linerboard prices for Q4 as the catalysts for cost savings. Information you cannot get anywhere else.