Contract Packaging

Spring 2014

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M A R C H | A P R I L 2 0 1 4 • C P • 5 AmeriPak (, global packaging solutions provider for leading CPG brands, has adopted production management software from Toronto-based Nulogy ( to streamline its contract packaging op- erations at their sites in Norwalk and Pico Rivera, CA. e software, PackManager, is intended to improve the traceability of materials, and better track productivity and profitability. "One of our largest challenges was providing real-time data to our clients," Karen Fuchs, vice president of operations, said. She cited the "considerable time and effort" that has been required to consoli- date and report results to brand partners, and said the software has "streamlined this process considerably, providing us robust reporting and visual tools to better under- stand our efficiency & productivity." [ CP] Ameripak upgrades software to sync with CPG brands | Around the Industry | For much more detail on these and additional news stories, click to contract-packaging Kane Is Able opens SoCal distribution center ird-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc. ( opened a 211,000 square foot distribution center in Rialto, CA, located in the Inland Empire, 50 miles east of Los Angeles. is Southern California expansion will provide cross dock, distribution, and transportation services to help save more than $1 million in transportation costs annually, per the company. is expansion follows another in the Atlanta market. e Scranton, PA-based firm now has 21 facilities with primary locations in those markets plus Chicago, Kansas City, New Hampshire and Mary- land. It also has more than 2 million square feet of distribution space in Scranton, and manages a transportation fleet. [ CP] 02_ATI_0414.indd 5 3/19/14 2:53 PM

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