automotive labeling

How Autoliv cut label design time by 50%

Susan Gosnell Industry news

Over the past few years, we’ve been lucky enough to work with Autoliv, the global leader in vehicle safety systems. Our main goal was to help the company solve three problems it experienced when using manual and time-consuming labeling processes for two specific use cases: homologation and prototyping. #1 Manual processes created a high risk of error. The process of …

Labeling trends

What Does 2022 Hold for Labeling and Artwork Management?

Josh Roffman Cloud computing, Industry news

To explore what’s in store for Enterprise Labeling and Artwork Management in 2022, download our annual ‘Top 5 Trends in Labeling and Packaging Artwork’ report for free. Additionally, you can register for our upcoming webinar, which is set to take place on 9th February at 10am ET/3pm GMT, to learn more about the findings in our report.  If 2021 was the year the …

Brother webinar

Loftware and Brother Webinar: How To Maintain Labelling Accuracy and Optimize Retail Supply Chains

Mari Waldron Industry news

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for retail organizations to optimize their supply chains and embrace an omnichannel approach. With rising consumer expectations for a seamless shopping experience, traditional bricks and mortar stores are having to introduce full e-commerce services for the first time. Due to an increased demand for home deliveries and instore pickup, there is a significant …

Manufacturing

A Shifting Manufacturing Landscape – What does it mean for Labeling?

Susan Gosnell Cloud computing, Industry news

Recent global events have brought yet another period of significant change to manufacturing and made way for unprecedented challenges in the industry. Forced shutdowns, supply chain disruptions, and employee layoffs have given way to labor shortages, a lack of raw materials, and ocean port congestion among other things. Quick responses to consumer demand and global trends are key. Regardless of …

rapid label changes

Labeling Requirements Keep Getting Trickier, but Rapid Label Changes Can be Easy

Lee Patty Industry news, Life sciences

As companies strive to improve their time to market, a common challenge is finding an efficient way to manage a plethora of label variations. Every product has different labeling needs, depending on industry, customer, etc., and these needs can change rapidly and unexpectedly at any given time. That means that it is crucial not just to stay on top of …

automation

4 Benefits of Automating Your Labeling Process

Sandy Borchert Industry news

Success in dynamic business environments requires quick changes and unplanned pivots. A key to maintaining competitive advantage in any market conditions, these speedy shifts are even more important when dealing with uncertainty. This is obvious in the barcode labeling space, where changing customer and regulatory requirements are pushing traditional labeling approaches beyond their breaking points. To ease this burden, many …

NiceLabel 10

Loftware NiceLabel 10: 7 Powerful Enhancements for Cloud-Based Labeling

NiceLabel Team Cloud computing, Industry news

We’re excited to announce the launch of Loftware NiceLabel 10, the first major release of the Loftware NiceLabel portfolio, which includes Loftware NiceLabel Cloud and Loftware NiceLabel Label Management System (LMS). This new release provides users with a top-level view of their labeling operations and streamlines printer management, saving time, adding control, and expanding their ability to manage print resources …

Don’t Let Cumbersome Reviews and Approvals Slow Your Time-to-Market

Nigel Street Industry news

Organizations looking to streamline their labeling and product packaging often face challenges in content review and approval processes. Reviews and approvals are critical steps and are surely deserving of plenty of time and attention – especially now, as businesses are already managing severe disruptions and delays (mostly out of their control), it becomes important to consider that more time devoted …

labeling

Convergence 2021: 7 Takeaways for Labeling Companies

Sandy Borchert Cloud computing, Industry news, SAP

This past week we were delighted to welcome close to 2,000 people to Loftware’s annual Convergence event, the only user group conference dedicated to Enterprise Labeling and Artwork Management.   This year’s virtual conference was a new experience for us, as we opened the event up to the public for the very first time. In doing so, representatives from 986 …

time to market

Time to Market – Your Competitive Edge

Lee Patty Industry news

Severe supply chain disruptions and shifting product demand have been frustrating companies since the very beginning of the pandemic, and even now these are still major factors impacting business models. When putting together our Top 5 Trends Report for Labeling and Packaging Artwork in 2021, we polled nearly 1,000 professionals from organizations across all major industries and 55 countries and found …