Supply Chain Management in Packaging – Thematic Intelligence

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Supply Chain Management in Packaging Thematic Overview

Supply chain management in packaging involves the management of the procurement of raw materials, as well as the manufacture and distribution of finished packaging products. Automating systems and using artificial intelligence (AI) in the processes can save time on server administrations. Therefore, more time can be spent on planning on core and strategic business functions thereby reducing the margin for errors. In a global context of changing consumer behaviors and values, effective supply chain management can also aid distribution and the flow of information. Supply chains in packaging and FMCG need to adapt to manage issues such as waste reduction, recyclability, reusability, etc.

The Supply Chain Management in Packaging thematic intelligence report assesses how supply chain management, combined with other emerging technologies, can be used across the packaging value chain. It provides an overview of the current landscape, as well as key players, while also highlighting opportunities for the application of supply chain management in the future. The report provides an industry-specific analysis based on GlobalData databases and surveys.

Supply Chain Management in Packaging – Key Trends

The main trends shaping the supply chain management (SCM) industry are classified into three categories: technology trends, macroeconomic trends, and regulatory trends.

  • Technology trends: Some of the key technology trends impacting the SCM theme are AI, RFID technology, geolocation technologies, robotics, digitalization, the usage of advanced materials and packaging types, and blockchain.
  • Macroeconomic trends: The macroeconomic trends explained in the report are impact of the pandemic and its aftermath, inflation and economic uncertainties, ethical consumerism and packaging, and geopolitics and the Russo-Ukrainian War.
  • Regulatory trends: Sustainability initiatives, CO2 reduction goals, and environmental regulations are a part of the regulatory trends impacting the SCM theme in

Supply Chain Management in Packaging – Industry Analysis

As with many industries, the growth trend in packaging globally through 2020 was unsurprising; growth was reversed or blunted in many formats. However, due to the shift from on-premise to off-premise sales and ecommerce, some packaging types were boosted disproportionately (e.g., aluminum cans and corrugated materials). The market is expected to bounce back and is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years.

Flexible packaging is highly adaptable and appealing. Hence, it remains the largest and the least overtly impacted category by the pandemic. In contrast, glass experienced a more significant relative decline due to its higher presence in on-premise beverage consumption and glass shortages and supply chain disruptions. Additionally, when on-premise channels reopened, a significant upsurge in demand was experienced, which caused shortages in some categories and countries as outlets moved to restock.

The Supply Chain Management in Packaging analysis also covers:

  • Case studies
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Timeline

Supply Chain Management in Packaging - Value Chain Analysis

The supply chain management value chain comprises of consumer drivers, industry application, and other related industry topics.

Consumer drivers: Information is crucial to the delivery of performance for a supply chain as it provides the basis for operation. Since it allows the supply chain to function, it is vital that information is accessed easily by supply chain managers to maximize efficiency. Moreover, consumers also desire information on product packaging so they can purchase the products and brands that best suit their needs. This is also encompassed in the supply chain process as the packaging is created here.

Supply Chain Management Value Chain Analysis

Supply Chain Management Value Chain Analysis

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Major Companies

Some of the leading private and public companies in the supply chain management theme are:

  • Tetra Laval
  • Crown Holdings
  • Elopak

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Packaging Sector Scorecard

At GlobalData, we use a scorecard approach to predict tomorrow’s leading companies within each sector. Our foodservice sector scorecard has three screens: a thematic screen, a valuation screen, and a risk screen.

  • The thematic screen ranks companies based on overall leadership in the 10 themes that matter most to their industry, generating a leading indicator of future performance.
  • The valuation screen ranks our universe of companies within a sector based on selected valuation metrics.
  • The risk screen ranks companies within a particular sector based on overall investment risk.

Packaging Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

Packaging Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

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Supply Chain Management in Packaging Market Report Overview

Report Pages 35
Regions Covered Global
Value Chains Consumer Drivers, Industry Application, and Other Related Industry Topics
Leading Companies Tetra Laval, Crown Holdings, and Elopak

Reasons to Buy

  • Understand the Supply Chain Management theme in the packaging marketplace.
  • Highlight key trends within the theme’s present and future evolution.
  • Identify key players/competitors actively engaging with the theme and track their performance against it.
  • Learn valuable lessons on advantages and pitfalls of harnessing associated technological solutions to maximize packaging industry opportunities from SCM adaptations.

Tetra Laval
Crown Holdings
Packaging Corp of America
Smurfit Kappa
International Paper

Table of Contents

  • 1. Executive Summary
  • 2. Players
  • 3. Thematic Briefing
  • 4. Trends

    • 4.1. Technology trends
    • 4.2. Macroeconomic trends
    • 4.3. Regulatory trends

  • 5. Industry Analysis

    • 5.1. Market size and growth forecasts
    • 5.2. Case studies
    • 5.3. Mergers and acquisitions
    • 5.4. Timeline

  • 6. Value Chain

    • 6.1. Consumer drivers
    • 6.2. Industry applications
    • 6.3. Related industry topics

  • 7. Companies
  • 8. Sector Scorecards

    • 8.1. Packaging sector scorecard

  • 9. Glossary
  • 10. Further Reading
  • 11. Our Thematic Research Methodology
  • 12. About GlobalData
  • 13. Contact Us

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