E-commerce packaging innovations aimed at making online sales flow for beverage brands

The (R)Ecommerce lid that converts standard crates into e-commerce packs and Giftbee, the first ever purpose-designed reusable e-commerce pack for glass bottles, chart two paths to crack open online sales. [BILZEN-BELGIUM 11 November 2019] The potential of online sales for beverage makers is enormous, and largely untapped until now. DS Smith … [Read more...]

Zalando Tests Reusable Packaging for Delivery

Carbon dioxide and waste could be significantly reduced by the principle of reuse.   Zalando is launching a four-week pilot to test reusable packaging for the delivery of customer orders with RePack, an enterprise that gained traction following a successful stint in Fashion for Good's accelerator program. 10,000 customers … [Read more...]

Returnity Granted Patent for Reusable Shipping Box Which Allows for Easy Transition From Single-Use to Multi-Reuse Economy

Reusable Shipping Box Patent Granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Brooklyn, NY, May 30, 2019 -- Returnity Innovations, a leader in sustainable shipping packaging solutions, has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted them a patent for a reusable shipping box that can be reconfigured to a … [Read more...]

Georg Utz containers in the Frisco.pl automatic warehouse for e-commerce food distribution

Georg Utz sp. z o.o. will provide 35,000 reusable plastic containers for the new and highly-automated warehouse of Frisco.pl, the largest online supermarket in Poland. The warehouse, with a surface area of 11,000 m2, is located in the Panattoni Europe City Logistics Warsaw park in Klaudyn near Warsaw. This technologically innovative logistics … [Read more...]

E-commerce Packaging: One Disruption We Could Do Without

Overpackaging and other ills of e-commerce We've all heard the word "disruption" used to describe e-commerce.  Online business disrupt traditional norms, job markets, pricing structures, on and on.  They've spent a lot of time coming up with affiliate programs and sleek digital marketing schemes, sometimes getting paid with cryptocurrencies. … [Read more...]

Does The World Still Need Bubble Wrap?

  Packing materials can now be made from seaweed. One inventor won a contest with an inner layer of a box that uses triangle networks to secure shippable items. Is it possible that bubble wrap, which celebrated its fifty-eighth birthday in January 2018, is now becoming obsolete?  Let's explore. The reason bubble wrap is … [Read more...]