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Optimized Paper Handling & Logistics

Free eBook of new International Best Practice Guide
January 30, 2017

A new eBook download is NOW AVAILABLE for the International Best Practice Guide — the new global reference for suppliers, transporters, converters and printers — whether sheetfed or web offset, gravure, flexo or digital. The download is free of charge. This unique cross-industry collaborative project brings together expertise from across the entire paper supply chain from the mill, through transport, storage, handling and printing. Its goal is to establish a common best practice tool and global reference for suppliers, transporters, converters and printers to improve their efficiency.

  • Optimized Paper Handling & Logistics

Integrated cross industry best practices improves operating performance by reducing economic and environmental losses from avoidable damage and waste, improves safety and communication while simplifying training and supervision. It also gives a better vision across the entire value chain that is addressed in 11 modules:

1. Paper & Cores — Wrapping & Pallets
2. Inspect, Report, Evaluate & Repair
3. Warehouse & Paper Store
4. Paper Handling Equipment
5. Roll & Pallet Handling Techniques
6. Securing & Lashing
7. Road Transport
8. Rail Transport
9. Containers Transport
10. Marine Transport
11. At the Printer — Paper onto Press

Access the FREE e-book version under ‘Download & Register’

Substrates are the highest single cost for all printing and packaging applications – any reduction in their waste and damage improves both economic and environmental performance. The guide covers paper and board in rolls and sheets used for publishing and packaging applications for all major printing processes.

The 270-page guide has a cover price of 250 € / $280 but is available as a FREE e-book to users because project members believe that price should not be a barrier to making best practices available to all.

‘Optimized Paper Handling & Logistics’ is a collaborative project made possible by the participation of:ABP Group • Axel Springer • Bolzoni Auramo • Cascade Corporation • Dalim Software • Earthpac • European Rotogravure Association (ERA) • Fr. Meyer’s Sohn (FMS) • Goss International • The Hindu Group, Kasturi & Sons • Holmen • icmPrint • Idealliance • IF P&C Insurance • INTAKT Transportberater • Intergraf • Koenig & Bauer Group • Malayala Manorama • Mondi Extrusion Coatings • The Nordic Offset Printing Association (NOPA) • Paperdam Foundation • Sappi • Swendska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA) • Sonoco-Alcore • SpanSet • Stora Enso • tesa SE • The Times Group, Bennet Coleman & Co • TRANSWAGGON Group • UPM • WAN-IFRA

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