Gartner develops rigorous research methodologies to ensure insights are ‘independent and objective’, with a global team of over two thousand advisory experts. Every year they thoroughly vet 300 practitioner-sourced case studies, cultivating advice for business leaders.
This (September 2022) specific guide focuses on packaging and product specification management (PPSM) – software applications and services that “govern data related to product and packaging from raw materials through to […] finished goods enterprisewide.” Users and businesses can use this software to effectively address challenges disclosed by the data, and make informed decisions towards growth. The data can inform development, purchasing, pricing, quality management and sustainability tracking.
Gartner’s provides context to why in vesting in PPSM is important for businesses launching products, including:
Manual process are static, and cannot show the relationship of individual components within a project. PPSM replaces manual data management processes such as:
4Pack was listed amongst vendors with a solution in PPSM, in three key categories.
“Recent entrants to the market include 4Pack […], leveraging the power of digitized specification content to solve supply chain business challenges. 4Pack provides the ability to centralize and integrate data across artwork, specifications, and supply chain partners.”
The benefits of 4Pack’s digital processes are clear:
We’re pleased to be recognised by Gartner, as it reflects our commitment to creating software that advances the CPG brands, manufacturers, and retailers that we work with. 4Pack’s PPSM applications addresses the specific needs and challenges of creating and maintaining specification data, and it is what differentiates us from other services. 4Pack’s wider capability includes content, artwork, asset management, which combined with the PPSM provides a solution that is unique in the market; digitally transforming product launch projects, driving efficiency, profitability, and accuracy.
Find out how you could receive these benefits, and contact 4Pack today.