Skanem portfolio optimisation service helps you to reduce complexity in label design at an early stage so that the label portfolio becomes more cost-effective. We optimise the following to achieve a faster and smoother printing process
We work with you to reduce the colour template to either CMYK or a fixed 8-colour template. The benefits are reduced setup time, reduced cost, optimised print process, effective prepress and artwork management.
When the label portfolio includes multiple design elements and label sizes, it might be possible to standardise some of them, thereby reducing the number of variants needed. We will create alternatives for you to compare and approve.
Sustainable labels program
Together with our sustainability experts, will develop solutions that are suited for your specific product. We will generate a bespoke road map for implementation, keeping a close eye on the commericals.
Design for sustainability
We will help you prevent over packaging by optimising the design for minimal use of time and materials. We can help you with more sustainable labelling solutions e.g smart labels and linerless labels.
We can offer a variety of sustainable materials to reduce fossil fuel dependence. We help you choose the right material without compromising product design and performance.
We can optimise delivery to significantly reduce CO2 emissions. You will of course continue to experience on time delivery.
We will help you recycle more in an effective way so that nothing goes to landfill.
Skanem warehouse management is custom made for each customer based on their unique needs. We have long experience in handling our customers’ warehouse to secure and optimize inventory utilisation. You get shorter lead times and reduced costs. We take responsibility for printed labels to be ready when needed.
VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory)
We will handle your stock as per your requirements. This can either be at a Skanem site, at your facility or through a Near Site Warehouse with an external logistic provider.
We make it cost effective
By centralising all in one warehouse, cost and inventory control will be optimised.
The warehouse will meet proper storage conditions; packing needs as well as any special needs that you might have.
We will secure full connectivity between your plant, the warehouse and the Skanem factory.
We can optimize bulk transport from Skanem factory to the warehouse. We can also pick and pack for delivery direct to your production line, so no intermediate stock in your factory is needed.
This is a tailor-made tool for label production based on well-known ABC and stock management principles. We optimize production series to be most cost efficient for the entire portfolio.
We ensure that you always have the correct label at hand without building too high stock and risk of write offs.
With the use of digital printing we can optimise stock even further for quick turnaround in case of emergency codes. We can also minimize risk with phase in and out of new designs.
Optimised supply chain
Combining our logistic solutions with a Near Site Warehouse will give you an optimised Supply Chain for your label portfolio.
We can create labels that help you stand out from your competitors both in terms of appearance as well as efficiency. We work with labels day in and day out, and when you choose design services by Skanem you get the following benefits –
we can create your label from scratch depending on your brand profile as well as other specific needs. We can help you achieve any visual effect you desire.
Based on your design we will help you to make informed choices when it comes to materials, varnishes, embellishments and the printing process itself. This will help you achieve a label that stands out and functions well.
we create the design with printing requirements in mind ensuring a problem free process from design to finished printed labels with efficient use of time and resources.
Depending on your label specifications, we will show you how you can optimise the design to stand on the retail shelves e.g. colour selection, logo placement, printed area etc.
The course is designed to provide a working knowledge of label production and usage. Enabling delegates to confidently assess the needs of their label through product development and the supply chain. With opportunities to tailor to areas of interest and current levels of knowledge.
We cover material selection, print process, digital, common quality complaints plus handling and storage of labels.
Our site to yours
Onsite training allows you to see theory in practice. Alternatively, we can bring the training to you, arranging sessions around shift patterns to maximise understanding within the workforce.
Adding value saves money
By training your line engineers, product development, quality & procurement teams, we can help save you money.
Technical line support
What counts in new product development is not just the idea but also how well you follow through and execute the concept. With our support during all the development phases, we can help you focus your approach, manage your timeline and achieve your goals
Product road map
Our technical team has over 30 years of experience in the self-adhesive label market. Working on projects big and small, from substantial multinational product launches to small privately-owned filling lines. Offering label audits that can follow the label’s life through your stores, filling halls, the application process, back to the finished good stores and on to despatch. Ensuring your labels will be fit for purpose every step of the way.
Our extensive knowledge of adhesives and substrates and providing real-time support during application trials enables us to support your application process and increase efficiencies on your filling line.