Timken SAP

Webinar: How Timken Conquered Labeling by Standardizing and Integrating with SAP

Sandy Borchert SAP

For the past eight years we’ve worked with Timken, a global leader in engineered bearings and power transmissions, to help standardize labeling and artwork management across the company’s supply chain. But how and why did we get involved in Timken’s journey? Labeling and artwork challenges Before Loftware’s involvement, Timken faced several challenges across its labeling operations: #1 Labeling systems were …

ecommerce

Ecommerce during crisis and beyond: Why labeling matters

Lee Patty Industry news

Online shopping continues to skyrocket in popularity during the pandemic. While the volatility of our current environment makes it difficult to predict long-term trends, evidence suggests we can expect ecommerce to keep increasing year-over-year across the globe. But this growing opportunity also presents many unique challenges. Due to the additional pressure ecommerce brings to maintain efficiency, it’s vital that supply …

labeling in SAP

Optimizing labeling in an SAP environment – How to do it and what the benefits are

Ken Moir Industry news, SAP

Many businesses use SAP as their enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. It helps them digitally transform internal processes and brings efficiency gains. Yet, when it comes to managing their labeling operations under SAP, many businesses still struggle. Those using SAPscript or Smart Forms to create labels face a lengthy process for label change requests. This can be a drain on …

food labeling

Disorganized labeling is a chilling epidemic: The cure is digitization and modernization

Lee Patty Food and beverage, Industry news

New technology, government regulations and shifting consumer demands for more choice, convenience, healthy ingredients and transparency are making cold chains – and all food supply chains – increasingly complex. This is especially true when it comes to labeling. Unfortunately, label design and creation are often relegated to a background operation, and many businesses are still using dated and disparate systems. …