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Is your Product Standing Out?

We all have amazing access to innovative product ideas however these packaging ideas often have short life span if not truly different from the rest.  At an almost dizzying pace new thinking and audiences are presented through online releases and shouted from the social mountain tops.  In this fast-paced, volatile environment how are you to make a container that sticks without quickly fading away among the sea of attention grabbers consumers face today? Continue reading Is your Product Standing Out?

Tamper Evident Packaging: Do you need it?

Packaging safety is a topic all suppliers have to grapple with.  It is paramount consumers are assured product is not jeopardizing health or safety when purchased.  Tamper evident products can be the ideal solution providing peace of mind for suppliers and consumers.  Tamper evident solutions provide real-time feedback if products have been tampered with during shipping or even on store shelves. Continue reading Tamper Evident Packaging: Do you need it?

Tips For Leak-Proof Containers

Amongst Freund Container’s broad offering a selection of “Leak-Proof” containers guaranteed to perform are available.  However, these are often used for industrial applications and are not very attractive.  To help our customers looking for leak-proof performance with style that will standout on the shelf, here are some tips: Continue reading Tips For Leak-Proof Containers

Cash Management: Sweating Your Prime Asset

Economies around the globe are sputtering again! Headlines from nearly all leading news sources cast a shadow on recent recovery talk. America’s jobless rate is up. Europe is on the brink of collapse: Greece is teetering on bankruptcy; Spain, Italy and Ireland have seen their credit ratings slashed. What’s a company to do?

For most companies, CASH is their prime asset – a resource you deploy nearly every day. Nearly every article on the cash management focuses on cost cutting or reducing your collection cycle. Both are fundamental to an enterprises financial health.

There are a great many other variables that must not be ignored when solving the “Cash Management” riddle. When sourcing, do you factor in the cost to carry and store products? Do you consider the “opportunity” cost associated with the investment? Which is to answer this question: will another investment option produce a higher rate of return? After all, we all want to make more profits.

Fresh Perspective …

Have you considered slashing inventory levels to precisely what you need for a narrow production window? If you have, you likely dismiss the idea when you think about long vendor lead times and the impact it might have on your customer service. What if you had a trusted vendor partner that would guarantee your items will be in stock precisely when you need them? Moreover, they would ship on-time 99.9% of the time. Depending on your business position, these practices make more CENTS. Smaller cash outlays for product will allow you to invest in higher-yield investments (more PROFITS); or, provide you the cash cushion needed to be resilient during these tough economic times.

Freund Container & Supply is a trusted packaging partner dedicated to helping you grown your Net Income!

Contact Chris Soltis at Freund Container & Supply 800.363.9822 to improve your cash management. FREUND – your lowest cost supplier GUARANTEED!