Ameripak taps Nulogy software to manage co-pack operations
Improved traceability and real-time data visibility are key drivers for the the retail and consumer brand packager.
By Contract Packaging staff
AmeriPak, global packaging solutions provider for leading CPG brands, has adopted production management software from Toronto-based Nulogy to streamline its contract packaging operations at their sites in Norwalk and Pico Rivera, CA. The software, PackManager, is intended to improve the traceability of materials, and better track productivity and profitability.
“One of our largest challenges was providing real-time data to our clients,” Karen Fuchs, vice president of operations, said. Data from multiple locations and has required “considerable time and effort to consolidate and report results to our clients,” she added, expressing confidence that the new software will make reporting “much easier” and more timely.
The system includes a Warehouse Management System module that will allow AmeriPak to trace and report materials down to the pallet and provide real-time visibility to on hand inventory.“With PackManager, we manage our inventory and transactions in one place, and can run simple reports to provide reliable real-time data,” Fuchs said. With all data available in one place and in real-time, she added: “Calculating productivity took us considerable time each week. PackManager has streamlined this process considerably, providing us robust reporting and visual tools to better understand our efficiency & productivity. Quoting has become that much easier. We have a much clearer view into which projects are most profitable, and it’s allowed us to grow our business successfully.”