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Packaging for eCommerce and challenges specially for India

eCommerce in India is growing like anything but infrastructure still needs to develop to really sustain it. I think its growing since market needs it and bridges are built only when rivers are being crossed. Effective Packaging and right logistics are critical for the survival, growth and sustainability of E-commerce.

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The Roles of Packaging in eCommerce:

eCommerce typically involves direct to consumer delivery and so packaging must perform number of critical jobs to maintain the expected value  of the product. Some of the issues are:

·         Inefficient packaging

·         Frustration to open

·         Frustration due to big boxes to fit into standard sizes and use of too many air pillows

So what is the solution? We really do not know but one solution could be On demand Packaging or customised packaging supplies on short notice for the small orders etc.

To fill this gap, we invite you to share your experience with us and also let us know if you are offering packaging solutions, materials, machines or anything  to make eCommerce much more successful and we will then be happy to connect you with the right buyers.

The details can be emailed to info@packagingconnections.com

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6 Comments

  • Aupam February 19, 2015 Log in or register to post comments

    Comment: We want Plastic Bag for shipment. Can you connect Dealer in Ahmedabad for this type Seal Bags.   Thanks.

  • sandeepg February 19, 2015 Log in or register to post comments

    Comment: May be a dealer can connect with you directly or you can try searching some suppliers directly at www.PackagingConnections.com , so far we are not into sourcing but would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you

  • Antonio February 19, 2015 Log in or register to post comments

    Comment: We made machines and equipments for feed and to mark plastic bags

  • Prashant February 19, 2015 Log in or register to post comments

    Comment: Hello,  The advent of 3G to 4G connection in India would certainly lead to a high growth rate in e-commerce business in coming few years. Role of packaging:  Use of recyclable materials because Consumption of packaging material would increase rapidly with the increase in business (Amazon, Flipkart will use their packaging material printed with their brand)  Standardization outer Packaging - may this helps effectively in logistics for e-commerce companies. And may improve the e-commerce companies for quick dispatches.  Finally we need to bring the cost of material under control

  • pack corporation February 19, 2015 Log in or register to post comments

    Comment: we are mfg of corrugated boxes at  vasai mumbai  we have 20 to 25 sizes in ready stock of different quality at vasai &  dadar west

  • sandeepg February 19, 2015 Log in or register to post comments

    Comment: packaging for ecommerce is critical, you can read more about it how it is impacting Amazon, http://www.packagingconnections.com/10b-lost-amazon-delivers-frustration.htm

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