Oconomowoc, Wis. November 28, 2012 – ORBIS Reusable Packaging Management (RPM) is part of ORBIS Corporation, North America’s leading manufacturer of sustainable reusable packaging and an expert in supply chain optimization.
ORBIS RPM focuses on the effective management of all types of reusable packaging assets, from totes, dunnage and pallets to divider sheets, bulk containers and racks. It specializes in tracking, retrieving, cleaning and managing packaging assets for companies in the industrial, food/beverage and consumer goods industries. ORBIS RPM reduces return transportation costs by eliminating premium freight spending associated with packaging stock outs; maximizes return truck utilization and ensures packaging availability across the supply chain.
ORBIS SmartTrak is proprietary asset management software and was designed specifically to track, manage and provide visibility to reusable packaging assets at each stage in the global supply chain. ORBIS collaborated with Today IT, a leader in asset management software, to enhance its SmartTrak program. Today IT specializes in reusable packaging assets and customizes its software solutions to meet the unique needs of its partners.
With the new enhancements, ORBIS RPM users have the ability to monitor their respective inventories through a secure online portal and have visibility to empty packaging inventory on hand, when it came in and what is in transit. The system generates reports and provides proactive notifications of packaging related events. With ORBIS SmartTrak, companies are able to replenish packaging based on actual demand, eliminate manufacturing disruptions and prevent transportation expedites associated with packaging stock-outs. For more information about ORBIS SmartTrak, please visit www.orbisrpm.com.
About ORBIS Corporation
ORBIS helps world-class customers move their product faster, safer and more cost-effectively. Using a proven approach, ORBIS experts analyze its customers’ systems, design a solution and execute a reusable packaging program for longer-term cost savings and sustainability. Using life-cycle assessments to compare reusable and single-use packaging, ORBIS also helps customers reduce their overall environmental impact. ORBIS Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, the 3rd oldest family owned business in the United States. As a steward of sustainability, ORBIS is committed to a better world for future generations. ORBIS tracks and measure our own resource utilization to continuously conserve natural resources and reduce waste. For more information about SmartTrak, please visit www.orbisrpm.com,
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About Today IT
TODAY IT, a market leader in reusable transport packaging management software solutions, is based in Delft in the Netherlands and fully focused on the management of reusable packaging. Its software, AVALANCHE, is used in industries like logistics, retail, pooling, aviation and automotive. Currently TODAY IT customizes solutions that are used by more than 20,000 users across Europe and the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.today-it.nl.
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