The MSME sector is the primary driver of India’s exports and GDP. At the same time, these businesses also incur the highest supply chain costs due to mismanagement, an aversion to using technology, and a lack of transparency in their supply chain networks. Data-driven, digitized supply chain management can resolve such issues and reduce the spending of MSMEs.
Amazon’s path-breaking business strategies, investment choices, and technology adoption have made it the biggest conglomerate of the 21st century. Some of the retail giant’s strategies, especially the ones related to sourcing, can be emulated by MSMEs to make their supply chain operations more efficient.
MSME agribusinesses find it routinely challenging to secure credit from banks and other financial institutes to sustain their operations. Technology-based solutions can offer avenues to correct this problem.
E-auctions help businesses control their procurement costs, create long-term vendor partnerships and strategies, and make their logistics operations smoother — things that can be difficult or impossible by going down the RFP route.
MSMEs are an important source of growth for India's economic development, yet just 10% of the country's MSMEs have access to institutional financing. Learn how SCF can save the day.
A detailed explanation of the top 10 essential features you should look for in a B2b procurement software offering Live Bidding. Read to know more.
Developing a robust supply chain finance plan is vital for streamlining the working capital and cash flow of an organization. Read on to know more.
Online bidding on B2B platforms add efficiency to your sourcing, bring suppliers online & simplify price discovery. Read on to know how.
It is imperative for everyone to understand in 2022 and beyond that, even the smallest of businesses would require timely working capital influx to keep themselves afloat and profitable. Read on to delve deeper.
Digital vendor management is the thing of the future with the dominance of technology rising. To help your vendors adopt technology easily & without hesitation, you need to be a bit strategic. Let us tell you how.
Implement these supply chain strategies to ensure improved productivity, reduced inventory & savings via cash discounts.
With the coronavirus pandemic affecting us all in 2020, sanitation becomes even more significant especially in warehouses as anything stored there comes in contact with the world one way or the other. Here are some tips to keep it spick & span.
Without the required packaging, products don’t reach their final destination. In this article, we’ll discuss how packaging stock replenishment can help you in the long run.
Merchandising isn’t new but it has evolved. Brands see fluctuating product demands not just throughout the year but sometimes, from week to week. Here's a way to keep merchandise packaging planning smart and effective.
With so many headlines focusing on how to cut down on packaging waste, let’s talk about how inventory control can help & explore how to cut down packaging inventory ageing.
By cutting down on the inventory replenishment cost, businesses save time and money. In turn, they can prevent packaging stock-out. We have listed down 7 methods to optimize inventory replenishment cost.
Using digital asset management can help you to work smarter & better. Learn more about the topic & increase the efficiency of your workflow.
Packaging rules & regulations are ever-evolving. Brands need quick processes to comply with any changes & roll out products that are safe.
Marketing doesn't happen overnight. Plan your product launch marketing with this handy guide. Free 2020 holiday calendar included.
With their unique blend of cushioning and structural rigidity, corrugated boxes are indispensable when it comes to storage, bundling or shipping. Read more to know how to save costs on corrugated boxes.
We're here with a guide on Artwork Flow to get you started with our artwork management system. 3 simple steps & you are closer to efficiency.
Supercharge your product launch strategy with Artwork Flow - a powerful system that will help you resolve common artwork management failures.
Marketers can now work smarter with free online proofing tools. Get results faster & deliver accurate artwork files.
Emails might be making you unproductive. Artwork Flow, a cloud-based artwork management system is here to solve your problems.
40% of the plastic produced is packaging, used just once and then discarded. This is why there is a dire need to find alternatives to single-use plastic. One such option is recyclable laminate.
E-commerce has transformed business models in the world. This article enlists the noteworthy e-commerce packaging innovations that walk in-line with the new-age dynamic retail industry.
Shrink wrap is a versatile packaging option that can be used for bundling, labelling, weatherproofing, tamper-proofing and more. Here's everything you need to know about shrink wraps.
Packaging is the first thing that comes to a consumer’s notice and through the color he’s able to identify the brand’s product. In this article, we will discuss how a lack of color consistency in packaging hampers the brand identity.
Diabetes and weight-consciousness are the main drivers for the sugar alternatives market. Here's a review of the leading sugar alternatives packaging designs and their effectiveness in the consumer market.
Packing unusually-shaped products can get tricky. Therefore, pack smart so that the shipping overhead is minimum. Here’s a handy guide for packing unusually shaped products.
The zero-waste philosophy encourages the reuse and recycling of packaging. Here are some of the most commonly used zero-waste packaging solutions.
Fashion retail brands face quite a lot of packaging challenges. Following are the recent innovative fashion retail packaging, which are wooing the customers.
Let’s have a look at the admirable examples of Game of Thrones themed packaging by well-known brands like Adidas, Mountain Dew, Oreo, Jhonny Walker & Urban Decay.
Packaging brittle and fragile products can be quite challenging. Here are some handy tips on packaging glass products for easier handling while shipping.
Packaging consumer durables for storage, shipping and transport can be quite a challenging task. Here are some of the major consumer durables packaging challenges & solutions.
Majority of tourists face hassle communicating at duty-free stores, local markets, and pharmacies. Hence, language-specific packaging is necessary to eliminate the gap.
After a viral video of Zomato’s delivery boy eating food from customers’ packages and repacking them to deliver, many e-commerce retailers are keen on using tamper-proof packaging. Especially the Food and Beverage industry.
In packaging, if there’s a contender that adds a new dimension to taping, it is a thermochromic tape that is temperature-sensitive & changes colour with temperature changes.
Complications are run-of-the-mill in the pharmaceutical packaging industry. Here a list of the common challenges of the pharmaceutical packaging industry & the solutions to overcome them.
This year we wanted the women at Bizongo to cherish their womanhood. This is how the celebration for International Women’s Day went.
Consumer durables are high-value goods. This consumer packaging guide lists all types of consumer durables packaging to protect such products.
We today face the challenge to incorporate packaging safety features sustainable with the scale of production. Following are the remarkable innovations in the packaging security features.
Warehouses floor need to bear massive weights and go through everyday rough handling. Read on to know why your commercial warehouse flooring needs a makeover.
With sustainability at its core, food packaging is moving swiftly towards biodegradable options. But is the biodegradable food packaging market really safe? Read ahead to know more.
Brands spend hours and weeks and days brainstorming to come up with a packaging that’s simple yet attractive. The present trend favors simple and minimalist packaging. We tell you why.
The ancillary packaging materials add value to the primary packaging in the automotive industry. Here's a list of types of auto-ancillary packaging materials and their importance for packaging in the automotive industry.
When it comes to chemical packaging, the challenges are manifold. Here are some of the main concerns regarding chemical packaging & how to put them to rest.
The benefit of packaging automation is it saves time and accuracy is impeccable. Let’s have a look at noteworthy innovations in the field of packaging automation.
When you have to convey your style and quality as a designer, it often becomes tricky to describe that in words. This is how mood boards can help.
The role of packaging is to draw attention followed by customer’s curiosity towards your product and finally the purchase. Here are a few reasons why labels might be a big deal than you expected.
Necessity is the mother of innovation and the year 2018 thoroughly emphasized the need for smart and environment-friendly packaging. Let’s sum up the packaging trends from 2018, which are expected to stay.
We introduce to you, the brand Bizongo. All our past experiences, our values and our aspirations have led up to this moment. This is the face of our present and our future. It gives expression to everything that Bizongo encapsulates.
Let us take you through the things we took into account when Bizongo changed its office space and you could consider too.
Prototyping is an important part of the package designing process and they are created for a wide variety of reasons. Here are different packaging prototypes that are used in the industry to explore new packaging designs.
Since cartons are rigid and flat, you can get a lot of printing options that other flexible packaging materials do not have. Here are some of the common printing technologies that are available for printing cartons.
Plastic has become a threat to the environment. Let’s have a look at remarkable plastic bans across the world and the factors that drove them.
The automotive industry is a pioneer in designing packaging to optimize space utilization. In this read, we bring to you noteworthy innovations in the automotive packaging industry.
According to your business, you can plan out your point of sale marketing strategy. Read ahead to know a few point of sale merchandising strategies.
To monitor how packaging behaves under different kinds of stress, flexible packaging testing is quite important. Let's discuss some of the flexible packaging testing methodologies
The packaging industry trends of 2018 clearly depict that manufacturers have recognized packaging as an important branding asset. Let’s have a look at the new market trends influencing the $851 billion packaging industry.
As per the World Health Organization, child-resistant packaging has provided high success rates when it came to the prevention of unintended poisoning in children.
The pharmaceutical packaging industry is driven by the factor of safety for both- drugs and patients. In this series of packaging innovations, we bring to you the recent trends in the pharmaceutical packaging industry.
Rigid packaging testing is something that needs extra care hence is divided into two sections. Here are some of the testing for rigid packaging methodologies categorized as per the ways of testing.
Blister packaging, commonly known as unit-dose packaging, is used in the pharmaceutical industry for packaging medicine. Here's everything you need to know about blister packaging.
With the increasing popularity of chocolates for personal taste and gifting, companies are especially conscious of their packaging. In the August series of Packaging Innovations 2018, here we bring the innovative chocolate packaging appealing to every taste bud.
Packaging imposes an impression on consumer’s likelihood to purchase the same product again. Here's how packaging impact in 3 consumer journey stages - before, during & after buying.
Organizations whose main business is not packaging tend to sideline it, causing unnecessary increment of packaging cost and brand name deterioration. So, here are a few tips to curate a smart and cost-effective packaging procurement strategy?
Millions of tons of packaging waste contribute to landfill every year. Thus arises the need for biodegradable packaging. Let's have a look at some remarkable environment-friendly packaging innovation.
Packaging can get tricky. Given is the list of 9 things you should be aware of before you kickstart packaging design & developemnt.
Frustration-free packaging is beneficial for both, the consumers and the manufacturers. We've listed 9 reasons you should opt for frustration-free packaging too.
With the aim of reducing this landfill, many manufacturers are switching to plant-based and recyclable raw materials for packing their products. In this series of packaging innovations, we bring you some of the recyclable food packaging worth notice.
The Maharashtra government, on 28th June, revised the ban on the initial ban issued on 23rd March. The following article has all the details mentioned related to the ban along with the alternatives present on the Bizongo platform.
Localising the packaging simply means sourcing packaging materials from vendors that are closest to a client’s location. Here, we have highlighted the complete benefits of how localizing packaging supply can be beneficial.
Move over the manual procurement process. Packaging procurement software is here to stay. Here are 7 reasons why your business needs it too.
Winner of the 2018 Dieline Awards, this project was focused on putting together an eco-friendly food packaging solution
Organizations are attempting to create packaging solutions, which not only appeals to the customers but also reduces their carbon footprint associated with recycling. In this series of packaging innovation, we bring to you packaging that is worth preserving.
Developing customized packaging gives businesses the advantages that are tied to functional as well as aesthetic aspects of the packaging. Here’s a look at some of the merits of using customized packaging for your business.
In this series of packaging innovations, we bring to you the techniques that reduce packaging material and still win it. Using less material for packaging will reduce every effort- logistics, inventory, recycling & disposing.
The world today has realized how outer packaging can appeal to consumers. Especially when the consumers are kids, packaging should be friendly as well as match their interests.
Gummed paper tape is the preferred choice for shipping a large number of boxes. It is an eco-friendly option that allows customization and provides a higher degree of tamper-proofing than regular plastic packing tapes.
Corrugated boxes come in many different styles, each with its own pros and cons, as well as different pricing and assembly time. Here's everything you need to know to make the correct choice.
Generally, mailers are of two types - kraft paper mailers and poly mailers. Here's a small rundown on the different types of mailers and how to choose the one best suited for your business.
Packaging trends and innovations go hand in hand. In this series of Packaging Innovations, we bring to you packaging that ensures product safety and is consumer-centric.
In this series of Packaging Innovations, we bring to you the foremost front-end technologies in the packaging industry that are not only enhancing the appeal of the outer packaging but are also shelf sustainable for a longer time.
Tooling refers to the printing plates and the cutting dies used to produce a box. Read up to know in detail about the process.
Both samples and prototypes are the physical representation of the aspects of your packaging design. Depending on your timeline and budget, you can choose either. Let’s have a look at the difference between samples and prototypes.
Here's a sneak peek at the beautiful collection of Packaging Innovations from the year 2017. This year, we witnessed some of the biggest revolutionary inventions in the packaging industry.
Shipping costs can have a great impact on the revenue from your business. Here are a few tips on how you can tweak your shipping habits to make the most out of your business.
Sustainability in packaging is a prime necessity these days. It reduces wastes & encourages and enables consumers to recycle. Here is a list of go-to packaging materials that are recyclable.
Here's how the community, culture, innovation, and pizzas defined 2017 for Bizongo.
Freight shipping process is slightly more complicated than the shipping of regular parcels. Here are a few tips to make freight shipping simpler.
Pantone is globally preferred in the printing industry. Decode the Pantone system for better packaging design communications.
Until 2015, even companies like UPS and FedEx charged for shipping based on the weight. Until recently, they discarded the system. Here's why.
This November, in our packaging innovation series, we bring to you creative and unique packaging solutions that encourage consumers to either reuse or opt-for environment-friendly packaging.
A Box Maker’s Certificate is a stamp that’s printed on the box to tell you or a freight carrier that the box meets certain requirements. Learn how to read it effectively.
Packaging Review: From soap bricks to a more hygienic and convenient option of body washes, the Body Care industry is seeing a steady evolvement. Bizongo reviews the packaging of big body wash brands like Pears, Nivea, Palmolive & Lifebuoy.
Packaging prepress involves dielines and proofs, i.e. preparing the digital copy of the box. It is only after the prepress process, the actual manufacturing can begin. Know the basics of prepress.
This month, we bring to you innovations in packaging that fit in with the immediate requirements of the Millennials and address the important “Go Green” cause.
Void fills are used to add cushioning to the product you are shipping to protect it during transit. If you are not using a custom box to pack your products, then void fills are really important to keep the items in place in an oversized box.