Archive for October, 2015

They took my hummus!

Traveling makes me fat. Not vacation travel, where there’s mild exercise, such as paddling, hiking, or snorkeling, and more importantly, my wife, who doubles as my culinary conscience. But business travel makes me fat. There’s rarely exercise, because being ‘on the road’ means early starts and late finishes, reviewing one day’s work and making adjustments […] Read More »

Can you make a box with 9 dots?

Sometimes I train students in non-bulk packaging, which eventually gets around to boxes. In a parcel handling environment that involves conveyor belts and/or automated sorting, a box could end up with any surface downward, even if only temporarily. So if an inner container were to leak inside that box, gravity would pull the contents, often […] Read More »