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 …

validation

The silver lining in a labeling system validation effort: four tangible business benefits

Susan Gosnell Life sciences

There’s no way around it. Regulators require that life sciences companies validate their solutions. At the same time, manufacturers are under pressure to streamline operations, reduce costs and increase efficiency to compete in a challenging market environment. In many ways, it might seem like a near-impossible task: spending the time and resources necessary to achieve and maintain compliance, while at …

label management

Solving the labeling crisis: The case for a cloud-based approach

Lee Patty Cloud computing, Food and beverage

It’s been a hectic year for food and beverage industry labeling. Several brands have issued mislabeled allergen-based food, and while labeling should be helpful instead of a barrier to consumer safety and speed to market, it clearly has problems. One culprit in the current labeling crisis is outdated labeling processes, which are all too common. Some of these methods include …

Take a standardized approach to aggregation

Ken Moir Pharmaceutical

The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most regulated industries in the world. There seems to be no end to the requirements pharmaceutical manufacturers have to comply with, and with good reason. Regulations help ensure the safety and efficacy of medications that millions depend on every day. Relatively new requirements, such as serialization, help to address the growing counterfeit drug …

digital age of labeling

The Digital Age of Labeling

Lee Patty Cloud computing

Labeling has come a long way from its humble beginnings, when labels were still hand painted or created using lithography. Since then, we’ve seen countless advancements like the self-adhesive label in the 1930s, laser printing in the 1960s, thermal printing in the 1970s, and of course, inkjet printers in the 1980s that revolutionized the industry. And though these advancements have …