Hidden Profitability in Packaging Optimization

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September 21, 2017 @ 11:30 – 13:00
Fawcett Event Center
2400 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH 43210
30 Members / 40 Guests


Hidden Profitability in Packaging Optimization

Jack T. Ampuja

President – Supply Chain Optimizers

Industry writer and presenter

Executive in Residence – Niagara University

9/21/2017 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Fawcett Event Center

2400 Olentangy River Rd

Columbus, OH 43210

$30.00 Members / $40 Guests

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Learn how an integrated approach to designing shipping cases can lead to significant reduction in logistics costs. With both parcel carriers and LTL carriers now charging on the basis of dimensional weight, inefficient packaging and ineffective loading of trucks and containers is hurting many shippers financially. The biggest benefit comes to shippers who apply packaging optimization across their entire supply chain including imported products, self-manufactured products and distributed products. This session will review specific case studies of each kind of opportunity.


About Jack Ampuja

Prior to joining Supply Chain Optimizers in 2002, Jack Ampuja had 30 years of supply chain management experience with five Fortune 500 firms, included stints in consulting, manufacturing and third party logistics. Jack is a regular contributor to trade journals both as a writer and Interviewee, and has presented at national conferences on supply chain topics and trends across North America and Europe, as well as Buenos Aires, Argentina and Ghana, Africa.

Jack’s academic career spans 25 years. He currently teaches MBA courses in Supply Chain Management at Niagara University and conducts Supply Chain seminars for the university’s Center for Supply Chain Excellence. He earned a BS degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, and an MBA degree from the University of Connecticut. Jack is a citizen of the United States, Canada and Finland. LOGY – Finland’s Association of Purchasing & Logistics has recognized Jack on its list of 60 most influential supply chain executives.

About supply chain optimizers

Supply Chain Optimizers is a management consultancy based in Buffalo, NY, and Toronto, Canada which has helped more than 500 clients improve supply chain efficiency through packaging optimization since its founding in 1985. The company is recognized as both a Top Green Provider and Top 100 Technology & Solutions Provider by Food Logistics Magazine.