Packaging Possibilities: 3 Macro Trends to Learn and Leverage

A look at macro trends in trucking, IT, and banking reveals areas where minor packaging shifts could make major contributions to a company’s profitability in what will be a difficult year financially.

Lisa McTigue Pierce, Executive Editor

February 10, 2021

1 Min Read
Photo credits: Trucking - vit –; IT - Looker_Studio –; Banking - pickup –

In this 12-minute podcast, we look at big-picture business trends in ancillary areas that packaging touches on, and find a trio of efficiencies to consider for your 2021 strategies.


Here are the business articles that triggered the packaging insights:


All signs point to a prolonged trucking rally

Information Technology (IT)

CIOs reshape IT priorities in the wake of COVID-19
Top IT priorities for 2020 align with COVID-19, but spending falls

AI in packaging: Defining terms, assessing impact—Part 2

Artificial intelligence in packaging: CapQ vision inspection


The $2 Trillion Question: What’s On The Horizon For Bank Credit Losses

Tell your CFO: Packaging Machinery-as-a-Service Beats the Capex Budget Blues




If you have a topic you’d like to propose for a future PACKAGING POSSIBILITIES episode, please email Lisa Pierce at [email protected].

About the Author(s)

Lisa McTigue Pierce

Executive Editor, Packaging Digest

Lisa McTigue Pierce is Executive Editor of Packaging Digest. She’s been a packaging media journalist since 1982 and tracks emerging trends, new technologies, and best practices across a spectrum of markets for the publication’s global community. Reach her at [email protected] or 630-272-1774.

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