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3 Reasons to Stop Using Excel to Manage Your Specifications

3 Reasons to Stop Using Excel to Manage Your Specifications

Specifications haven’t gotten the attention they deserve.  While there are a lot of data management systems out there, only a few can really manage your specifications. Today, most means professionals are resorting to unconventional spec management systems, such as email, PDFs, over-configured ERP systems, and in spreadsheets like Excel. While ...
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Specright Appoints Jim Borri to Lead Global Sales

Irvine, CA, March 1, 2021 -- Specright, Inc., the leader in Specification Management software, announced today the addition of Jim Borri as Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Specright’s platform enables companies to manage critical supply chain data such as packaging, product, and raw material specifications and easily collaborate with ...
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Using Specs to Drive Top-line Growth in Food and Beverage

Using Specs to Drive Top-line Growth in Food and Beverage

The Industrial Internet of Things, or Industry 4.0, is poised to revolutionize the food and beverage industry along the entire supply chain. Manufacturers that embrace new technologies, processes, and efficiencies pass along the benefits to upstream and downstream suppliers, partners, and buyers. These benefits can take the form of improved ...
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What is Green Procurement and How Can I Use It to Kickstart Sustainability Goals?

A recent report from Bain and Co compared the COVID-19 pandemic to a dress rehearsal for climate change: the crisis has demonstrated a need to “build resilience to deal with low probability scenarios.” Sustainability is increasingly becoming a key focus for businesses across industries. Despite the effects of the pandemic, ...
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Managing Regulatory Risks in the Dangerous Goods Industry

The hazardous products industry has one major advantage: Because of the dangerous nature of the goods and the complex regulatory requirements that come with them, competition is often limited. Only the true best of the best can make it past the myriad of compliance hurdles. Unfortunately, this same advantage can ...
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Achieve True Version Control with Specification Management Software

Achieve True Version Control with Specification Management Software

You’d be hard-pressed to find a product from 20 years ago that exists in the exact same form today. Advancements, technology and trends all play a role for product changes and improvements. Even the most successful food and beverage products find themselves undergoing formula changes, new packaging and artwork, and ...
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Specright Announces Partnership with the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)

Specright Announces Partnership with the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)

Irvine, CA (February 1, 2021) Specright, the leader in Specification Management software, announced today that it is now an Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) Gold Partner.  Integral to this partnership, Specright will work with IoPP to educate their members on effectively using Specification Management software to not only manage specs, ...
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Supply Chain Management in the Booming Cannabis Industry

The cannabis market going into 2021 has never been stronger. The industry is expected to climb to $73.6 billion in the U.S. alone by 2026, and its economic impact may hit $130 billion by 2024. But the industry's boom can’t overshadow the many challenges for manufacturers, suppliers, and retailers. Regulatory ...
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What the Rise in Private Label Means for Manufacturers

Store brands have gotten quite the makeover in recent years, regarding both packaging and appearance, evidenced by consumer sentiment. Today, more than 65% of consumers believe that buying a private label store brand is a savvy alternative to a name brand. What’s more, a report from Thomas Net notes that ...
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Specright Partners with Chainalytics for Packaging and Supply Chain Expertise

Specright Partners with Chainalytics for Packaging and Supply Chain Expertise

Irvine, CA (January 8, 2021) – Specright, the leader in Specification Management software, has announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Chainalytics, a global leader in data-driven supply chain consulting and package engineering, to maximize the value it provides to Specright users. Following a successful year of ...
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