Category: e-commerce

Consumer Packaged Goods – Ecommerce Changes in Packaging

CPGs - Consumer Packaged Goods

What are Consumer Packaged Goods? Consumer Packaged Goods, (or CPGs), are products that are sold quickly at a relatively low cost. Just think of those household items with daily use such as beverages, paper products, non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, etc. These items are shipped quickly and need to be restocked at home on a routine basis. CPGs are the next major category of products to be impacted by ecommerce. Less than 5% of current sales come from the ecommerce channel

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Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps

Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps

There’s a lot to unpack with the unboxing experience By now you’ve probably heard about the unboxing experience, you may have had this experience yourself with consumer goods. That feeling of anticipation that one gets just before they open the packaging to reveal their new item. We’ve all done it and it probably started for everyone at Christmas. Think back to when you were a little kid and the excitement you got by opening those presents tucked under the tree.

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How product packaging damage issues are solved with air-pillow systems

protective packaging materials

Solving the damaged consumer products problem A national retailer had a major problem that they didn’t know how to fix. Damaged products and returns were becoming a constant problem as they used a ship-from-store fulfillment method. The centralized ordering system they used determined the closest location to a customer for their online orders. The problem with this was the inconsistent packaging from their employees. The cost of shipping damage continued to rise, along with angry customers. It was time for

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Cohesive Packaging Applications

cohesive packaging

Improve packaging efficiency with cohesive material Self-adhering cohesive packaging creates a quick wrap around any product. All it takes is a little pressure, preferably by automated equipment, and your product is protected. The cold seal sticks to itself and nothing else with a natural rubber latex. There’s different types of cohesive packaging materials too. What are cohesive packaging materials? Cohesive paper Cohesive corrugated Cohesive film Cohesive linerboard Cohesive bubble Cohesive paper– Economical and easy to use material that closes around

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Automating distribution to help with the rise of e-commerce

Automation Packaging

Automating your distribution The rise of e-commerce is making it harder than ever to keep up with demand. Most packaging operations are typically done by crews because of the need for several people. They’re labor-intensive and come with heavy labor costs. Keeping up with demand requires more than just a few workers. It requires automating your distribution and packaging operations to sufficiently fulfill online orders. Damage is presenting a major issue for transit and secondary packaging. Consider this; 1 in

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