Aptar leverages BAP (bonded-aluminum to plastic) technology to combat this e-commerce packaging frustration. BAP creates a permanent seal between the closure and container, making it ideal for the rigors of e-commerce distribution. In particular, the prototype Olympian 120mm closure is a great solution for sports nutritional powder packages, with its easy-to-open pull-tab, convenient flip top design, and hygienic scoop holder.
A new DHL Trend Report discovers how e-commerce era drives wave of sustainability and efficiency, and breaks down the trends accelerating the need to rethink packaging.
E-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart need to fulfil their extended producer responsibility under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016
The main objective of packaging is to protect the product. Simple. It is important to remember because sometimes it is forgotten and our spectacular new package design doesn´t work, the product is damaged when it is transported, and the spectacular becomes useless.
To avoid that, since decades, testing the unit loads has been an important part in the good packaging design process. The big player in this field is the association ISTA (International Safe Transit Association), that gathers the main experts in the transport packaging field and is continuously creating and updating different test protocols for this topic. This group of experts handled to create those protocols which include tests to measure the resistance of our package to the standard forces the package can find along the way such as drops, impacts, vibrations, compression.
TÜV SÜD is now a member of the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier (APASS) network. TÜV SÜD’s experts are authorised to perform assessment, testing and certification of packaging used by suppliers and intermediaries in the network according to international standards
Amazon India recently announced that it has accomplished its first milestone towards the elimination of single-use plastic from its Fulfilment Centres (FC) in India.
The last-mile delivery segment is under considerable scrutiny in particular, primarily because it is the link companies have with their end customers, with consumer satisfaction making or breaking their businesses.
The Hyderabad-based, Special Business Unit of HSIL, will be the first organised player to use the eCommerce route. It has brought its retail offerings under the brand ‘Greendrop Glassware’ for the purpose, said Rajesh K Khosla, President & CEO.
Flipkart, India’s leading e-commerce marketplace, announced that as of August 1, 2019, it has achieved a 25% reduction in single-use plastic through various initiatives across its packaging value chain.
E- commerce stakeholders are increasingly recognising the need to make sustainable packaging viable for small businesses that supply products to these platforms, in order to achieve targets. This comes at a time when the government and individual retailers look for options to curb the use of single-use plastic.