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    Supply Chain Sustainability: What Every Business Should Know

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    Companies pushing toward sustainability often start by examining and improving their own internal processes. However, a recent report from CDP found that a company’s supply chain creates 5.5 times more greenhouse gas emissions than they do in-house. There are big opportunities for companies to become more sustainable by directing their focus to elements beyond their…

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    Uncover Sustainability Opportunities with Specification Data Management™

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    Many companies don’t have a solid understanding of the relationship between their supply chain and sustainability, or an easy way to identify opportunities to improve both. However, a DNV GL-Business Assurance survey revealed that 86 percent of companies feel mounting pressure from stakeholders and consumers to investigate how they can make every stage in their…

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    3 Ways Specification Data Management™ (SDM™) Promotes Sustainability

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    Every piece of the supply chain is affected by big data. One estimate by IBM suggests that we will have 300 times more information in 2020 than we did in 2005. As companies collect and store more data than ever before, it’s becoming increasingly important to have a way to tap into these data reserves…

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    Supply Chain Semantics: Supplier vs. Vendor

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    In the supply chain, is there a difference between the terms ‘vendor’ and ‘supplier’? Both are commonly used terms when discussing supply chain roles and duties, and it’s not uncommon to hear them used interchangeably. As to whether there is a difference worth noting (and how that difference is defined), it largely depends on whom…

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    CBD Supply Chain Challenges

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    It’s hard to deny a bigger trend in consumer products than Cannabidiol, known as CBD. A naturally occurring compound found in the flower of cannabis, CBD does not produce the typical “high” of cannabis and is marketed as a relief for inflammation, anxiety, and even depression.  While CBD is in a variety of products ranging…

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    How to be Sustainable During the Holidays

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    How to be Sustainable During the Holidays The holidays are a time for reflecting on the past year, spending time with family – and of course, presents. While many companies have initiatives to make their packaging more sustainable, consumers can take a few steps this holiday season to limit the environmental impact associated with gift…

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    Top Packaging Trends from PACK EXPO 2018

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    Top Packaging Trends from PACK EXPO 2018 By Laura Foti Every two years, packaging professionals from around the world gather in Chicago to discuss trends and innovation in packaging. This year’s PACK EXPO highlighted both existing trends, like eCommerce, SKU proliferation, automation, and the impact of increasing global standards, along with emerging trends such as…

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    Sustainability

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    Sustainability with Specright Green. Environmentally friendly. Sustainable. Everybody wants their packaging to be better for the environment. But do you know if it actually is? With Specright, you’ll know right away… Retailers, consumers, and regulatory bodies are increasingly requesting this transparency into everything from packaging waste to recycled content. In Specright, you can track all…

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    Why Managing Data at the DNA Level Maximizes Efficiency

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    Managing data at the DNA level maximizes efficiency -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Matthew WrightFounder and CEO of Specright Products and packaging were around before computers, so it only makes sense that most data captured today starts above what I call the “DNA level” of products. Since manufacturing existed and information was documented…

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    Knowing What You Have Enables Sustainability

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    Knowing what you have enables sustainability -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Matthew WrightFounder and CEO of Specright The conversation and drive to be green/sustainable is a critical item on the priority list impacting everybody’s future. Those that want to be change agents are having a hard time gaining meaningful traction and are finding…

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