Fulfillment

Eco-Friendly Packaging

Eco-Friendly Skincare Packaging

The beauty and skincare industries produce more than 120 billion units of packaging across the globe annually, which culminates in a total loss of 18 million acres of forest per year. In reaction to shocking statistics like this one, consumers are on the lookout for skincare products that accomplish two things:  That work the way they expect them …

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Biodegradable Packaging

The Pros and Cons of Biodegradable Packaging

When scientists first developed plastic, the material was lauded for its durability and many uses. It revolutionized and drastically improved the healthcare industry. It made vehicles safer and more fuel-efficient.  But the very thing that earned plastic so much praise—its durability—started to pose questions of concern. By the 1960s, researchers started to worry that the fact that plastic …

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Sustainable Packaging

Sustainable Cosmetic Packaging for Leading Beauty Brands

Americans generate an average of 4.1 pounds of recyclable trash per day, and while 75 percent of all the waste we generate is recyclable, only about 30 percent of this waste actually makes it into the recycling stream.   The beauty industry is a major waste contributor, and conscious consumers are searching for ways to make smarter buying choices. One …

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Direct-To-Consumers

Making Last-Mile Work in a DTC World

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a worldwide spike in online sales. To adhere to stay-at-home orders and other local restrictions, many consumers took their shopping online, culminating in a jump to $26.7 trillion spent in global eCommerce sales in 2020, up 4 percent from the previous year.  However, not only did eCommerce sales grow, but digital transformation propelled most …

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Navigating Carrier Capacity

Navigating Carrier Capacity

It’s estimated that during the 2021 holiday shopping season, delivery demand will exceed carrier capacity by over 5 million parcels per day.  Take a look at that statistic again: This isn’t the volume of packages delivered per day during this year’s holiday season. It’s the number of packages per day that exceed the capacity of carriers across the nation.  …

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Ecommerce Fulfillment

6 Fulfillment Tips to Make Cyber Week a Success

In 2020, Cyber Week—the five-day period from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday—broke all kinds of eCommerce records. While there’s no question that this spike in sales was at least partially a result of consumer worries about COVID-19 concerns, these record-breaking sales are only a continuation of climbing online sales during the peak holiday shopping season.  One …

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