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The E-Commerce Dilemma: How to Protect the Product Using Less Packaging

Monday, December 17, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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While some CPGs have to deal with altering their primary package, especially in the case of leakers, most efforts are focused around improving the secondary package to survive a supply chain with multiple touches and up to 30% returns for damaged goods.

There are a variety of reasons for the need to change secondary packaging (see chart) with half of the respondents citing smaller pack counts and almost 30% looking at reducing carton size and unnecessary filler. Box on demand gets a lot of attention, but the process is slower than traditional cartoning line operations.

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