Resources for the Chief Packaging Officer.

E-Book: The Case for the Chief Packaging Officer

Packaging can make or break a new brand, breathe new life into a forgotten product line. The strategic significance of this cross-functional activity requires a “packaging czar” who can lead the organization to innovate, increase quality and reduce errors, maximize ROI and speed time to market. Not sure you agree? Want to dig deeper?


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Checklist: The Top 10 Technology Questions You Need to Answer Before Implementing a Packaging Workflow Management System

To help you identify what you need to know to make software selection and implementation go smoothly, we’ve created a Technology Readiness Checklist – the top 10 technology focused questions to answer before implementing a packaging workflow management system. You can download it for free.

You’ll learn:

  • The questions to ask about existing technology
  • What to consider about prospective users
  • Where ROI considerations come into play


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Checklist: How to Assess Whether Your Business Is Ready to Automate Packaging Design Workflows

Automating complex processes like packaging workflows and design management requires some foundational steps. The Chief Packaging Officer Business Readiness Checklist is a great starting point for CPG, pharma and retail private label companies that have yet to automate their artwork review and approval workflows or are re-booting/expanding existing technology. It poses some of the same questions as the Technology Readiness Checklist, but in a very different context.

The Business Readiness Checklist will help you:

  • Streamline information gathering for successful automation
  • Assess potential change management issues
  • Make the business case for automation


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E-Book: Accelerating Product Time to Market for Private Label Food & Drug Retailers

As private label products have become a growing contributor to brand reputation in addition to revenues for food and drug retailers, accelerating time to market for these products has become a strategic imperative. Packaging has led the way to elevating store brands in the eyes of consumers. It can also be a bottleneck in the product development process and slow product TTM. New technologies can automate and optimize complex packaging processes, making them more repeatable and reliable. 


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Download: Comprehensive New ROI Calculator

If you’re seeking software solutions to automate your packaging processes, when’s the right time to start seeking a vendor? Believe it or not, many companies start too soon – before taking some preliminary steps to get buy-in from team members/future users and to assure that sufficient funding will be available to acquire the right solution. The Chief Packaging Officer Enterprise ROI Calculator is a comprehensive, multi-tab spreadsheet developed to help you make a rational, fact-based case for packaging process automation, based on industry benchmarks and your own data. 


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E-Book: Packaging Automation Integration with PLM is Key to Innovation

The evolution of business processes does not happen in a straight line. There is progress in some aspects. Others remain static or may even regress.

In packaging, the adoption of technology tools is progressing, a trend that is projected to experience explosive growth. However, many business and process issues persist almost unchanged in the past five years.

In this eBook you’ll learn:

  • How the adoption of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools has grown since 2006 – and where it’s projected to be in 2018
  • How PLM tools designed specifically for packaging can reduce costs, shorten production cycle times, improve quality and drive value
  • What Creative Workflow Management is, and how it facilitates real-time collaboration among diverse packaging team members

If you are responsible for managing packaging processes, you’ll find this eBook a valuable read. Just submit the simple form at right and download your copy now.


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E-Book: Effective Packaging Strategies for an eCommerce World

The demand for e-commerce is growing fast.  More consumers make their purchases online with each passing year; and since it is relatively easy for new business to take advantage of this digital landscape, competition is fierce. In order to survive—and thrive—in today’s online market, supply chain models and packaging designs must exude excellence.

In this eBook you’ll learn:

  • To define and help solve packing challenges from three key prospectives: shipping, marketing, and sustainability
  • To cultivate personalized action plans that work


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1 Comment

  1. Matt June 13, 2017 at 7:19 am

    Amazing website. Does CPO have a directory or list of users/companies?


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