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Why Flexible Supply Chains Are Important

Why Flexible Supply Chains Are Important January 2020, start of the new year and China have decided to put the country into lockdown, shutting production to contain the outbreak, the steady flow of vital packaging to global supply chains slowed or stopped. Confronted with the unprecedented pandemic, manufacturers scrambled to find alternative packaging suppliers to…
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Ask us about our quick lead times

One of the essential ingredients of the global pandemic has been the management of supply chains. Most of the world’s population has experienced varying forms of lock-down and shortages of critical goods. Manufacturers have been increasing production and finding very typically, that is a conquest that is difficult to achieve, especially as some manufacturers, particularly…
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Choosing The Right FIBC (Bulk Bag) For Your Business

FIBC bulk bags are arguably the best and most cost-effective solution for transporting your companies goods. There's a wide range of FIBC types, shapes, sizes and options and so it can be challenging to determine the right bulk bag for your business. So, here are a few essential factors to consider in the selection of…
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Digitally Printed Pouches with low MOQ’s

High Definition digitally printed pouches can be used in a variety of packaging applications including the retail, food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. With a minimum order quantity of 500 pieces per order, Rosenflex is set up to provide high quality, HD, custom printed pouches to even small, entrepreneurial start-ups. Produced in high-class manufacturing facilities, pouches…
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HMRC plans for 2022 Plastic Packaging Tax (HMRC Budget 2018)

At Budget 2018, government announced that from April 2022 it would introduce a world-leading new tax on the production and import of plastic packaging with less than 30% recycled content, subject to consultation. Plastic packaging accounts for 44% of plastic used in the UK, but 67% of plastic waste, and over 2 million tonnes of…
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Why Rosenflex are the best option for food grade bulk bags (FIBC’s)

Why Rosenflex are the best option for food grade bulk bags (FIBC’s) A flexible intermediate bulk container, more commonly referred to as an FIBC, bulk bag, or big bag is an industrial container made with flexible polypropylene fabric used for storing and transporting products such as food ingredients, pharmaceuticals, and high-end chemicals. The Food grade…
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Worldwide Paper Shortages

As many of our customers and clients are aware. Paper packaging manufacturers have been facing adverse conditions in the industry in terms of rising prices & lengthening lead times for deliveries from the Paper Mills. Since June 2016 a robust increase in demand for paper worldwide has seen both prices and lead times spike. Resulting…
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Freight times rise as port infrastructure stalls

Lead times for Imports into UK ports are on the rise as a reduction in availability of carrier haulage capacity caused by ongoing rail engineering coupled with the poor health of the trucking sector and the ongoing operating system faults at the port of Felixstowe begin to take their toll. It is now over four…
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Common Misconceptions in the procurement of Food Grade Bulk Bags (FIBC)

Common Misconceptions in the procurement of Food Grade Bulk Bags (FIBC) The packaging world is innovative & flexible and so is often changing with the likes of new government regulations for food safety, strict guidelines and third-party accreditations that manufacturers and retailers are required to follow. Naturally, there’s bound to be some confusion and misunderstandings,…
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