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Ecommerce innovators are leveraging containers to perfect their supply chains

Ecommerce innovators are leveraging containers to perfect their supply chains

Ecommerce has transformed retail and logistics — and ecommerce companies are leading the way in material handling innovation today. Watch the video below to learn about the latest product styles, materials, processes, features and accessories being used for ecommerce fulfillment. And see how Flexcon’s engineers collaborate with customers and automation teams to optimize operations and maximize…

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Containers that Can Make or Break Your Perfect Supply Chain

Containers that Can Make or Break Your Perfect Supply Chain

Watch video of Flexcon’s material handling experts as they discuss optimizing and organizing products with efficiency in every stage and setting of your operations. Here’s your chance to see how Flexcon’s holistic approach has been used to create container systems in some of the most advanced distribution centers today.

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Meet Ken Beckerman – President of Flexcon Container Corporation

Meet Ken Beckerman – President of Flexcon Container Corporation

Ken Beckerman wasn’t the first President of Flexcon Container Corporation, but he certainly took the company under his wing when he arrived. Flexcon provides Containers, bulk boxes, plastic pallets, dividers and dunnage for virtually any need to most any type of medium and large business. It sells new and used containers that can completely transform the…

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What the Heck is Dunnage?

What the Heck is Dunnage?

Dunnage is material used in shipping and warehousing to protect, organize and facilitate product movement. Most often it takes the form of dividers or foam inside a container. Dunnage is used to safeguard and separate items being shipped across the globe or around the facility.

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How the perfect container can help optimize your supply chain.

How the perfect container can help optimize your supply chain.

The COVID-19 crisis is making everyone think differently about supply chains these days. From the C suite to main street, people have been reminded of the importance of a robust and secure flow of goods. As the immediate considerations get worked out and the toilet paper returns to our shelves, companies are moving from recovery…

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MEET THE MAN WHOSE JOB IT IS TO ENSURE YOUR C ONTAINER IS PERFECT

MEET THE MAN WHOSE JOB IT IS TO ENSURE YOUR C ONTAINER IS PERFECT

Behind many innovative and successful companies, you’ll often find that one pragmatic player or employee whose role it is to ask questions, catch mistakes and push for excellence. Flexcon’s Director of Engineering, Terry Madsen, has played that role for over 25 years. His oversight, problem solving and quality control help ensure containers work for clients….

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6 WAYS THE WRONG CONTAINERS CAN COST YOU

6 WAYS THE WRONG CONTAINERS CAN COST YOU

When it comes to your company’s containers, you really do get what you pay for. So while you may feel good about how much you saved going the bargain route, you may end up getting more than you bargained for—and not in a good way. Even if things go smoothly on the conveyor or they…

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INTRODUCING THE FIRST FULLY-INTEGRATED ASRS TOTE SOLUTION

INTRODUCING THE FIRST FULLY-INTEGRATED ASRS TOTE SOLUTION

Totes are the backbone of your automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS). If you stop and think about it, everything in your production and your supply chain is riding on them. That understanding led Flexcon to take a holistic approach in developing the first fully-integrated ASRS tote system. Now you can get a system of…

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Flexcon supplies medical containers to field hospital at Chicago’s McCormick Place during pandemic.

Flexcon supplies medical containers to field hospital at Chicago’s McCormick Place during pandemic.

For Ken Beckerman, it all came down to one picture of McCormick Place, Chicago’s expansive convention space, wall to wall with hundreds of makeshift hospital rooms constructed to meet the expected wave of corona virus patients. With it was a thank you letter emailed from a customer he’d never met for a container delivery he’d…

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Top Takeaways from Modex 2020

Top Takeaways from Modex 2020

Talk of the Floor: How to Help in Times of Crisis The uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 occupied the thoughts of show-goers. Many we met agreed that material handling will be key to distribution centers and warehouses during possible shutdowns and national emergency situations. Material handling can play an important role in helping relieve supply chain issues…

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Flexcon’s precision container solutions are good medicine for pharmaceutical distributor.

Flexcon’s precision container solutions are good medicine for pharmaceutical distributor.

Background: Independent pharmacies across the country rely on Rochester Drug Cooperative (RDC) for their daily shipments of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. At times, the timely delivery of medicines is critical for patients. For RDC’s client base of independent pharmacies who are competing against giants like Walgreens and CVS, that means delivering to patients without delay—otherwise…

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How bending to one customer’s needs led to a breakthrough  in stackable, collapsible totes.

How bending to one customer’s needs led to a breakthrough in stackable, collapsible totes.

Not long ago a customer came to us with a common space problem. Their stackable totes were taking over. Like most manufacturers, they need a ready supply of them, but the massive amount of them was crowding their workspace and taking up valuable real estate. To make things worse, their business was at a tipping…

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