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Reduce Damages and Returns

This entry was posted on 13th June 2019 by Edyta Dean
Product damage is one of the main challenges for internet retailers. It is not only expensive, as you need to replace broken items, but it may also have a negative impact on the way customers perceive your brand. And impaired reputation can be difficult to fix. Using the correct packaging can ...
This entry was posted on 7th June 2019 by Laurel
If you are an internet retailer, you will know that the speed and efficiency of your packaging operation are crucial for getting products to your customers quickly and efficiently. With the growth of ecommerce, customers’ expectations are increasing too. They expect parcels to arrive undamaged ...
This entry was posted on 17th May 2019 by Edyta Dean
One of the most fundamental functions of packaging is to protect your items during transit and storage. Items that arrive damaged, or do not reach their destination at all, may discourage customers from purchasing your products in the future; not to mention costs associated with handling ...
This entry was posted on 30th April 2019 by Amy
Cost and efficiency savings make sense for any business in any economic climate. A review of your packaging offers a solid opportunity for improving profitability, but material costs are only part of the picture. Automating your packaging can offer an array of benefits for businesses of all ...
This entry was posted on 26th February 2019 by Edyta Dean
If your company is looking to make operational savings this year, reviewing your packaging operation is a great place to start. When you think about your packaging spend, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the price of your packaging units. But what if we told you, it only accounts ...
This entry was posted on 12th December 2018 by Caroline
We know that businesses are always looking to reduce costs and at Macfarlane Packaging we help customers achieve this all the time. Throughout the year, we’ve created a series of blog articles focusing on areas to review for potential savings, so we thought we’d give you some food for ...
This entry was posted on 27th November 2018 by Caroline
Shipping high value, highly sensitive medical or control instruments is a delicate matter - the products are business critical and need to arrive in full working order. For this reason, many products are packed in heavy, unwieldy containers that can be expensive to purchase and be costly to ...
This entry was posted on 13th November 2018 by Edyta Dean
If you do your Christmas shopping online, you know how frustrating it is when orders arrive late, damaged or disappear without a trace. Your customers feel the same way! A study from a watchdog Which? revealed that only 35% of customers received their deliveries as expected between November and ...
This entry was posted on 30th October 2018 by Edyta Dean
The festive season is fast approaching and many UK businesses are getting ready for the busy period ahead. Companies such as Sainsbury's and Argos have recently announced plans to recruit additional staff to help them cope with increased demand in the coming months. Last year, 91% of UK ...
This entry was posted on 17th October 2018 by Edyta Dean
Overpacking is a common problem that concerns nearly a quarter of parcels customers receive, a recent study reveals. We have recently conducted our third annual unboxing research and found that 24% of respondents think retailers use too much packaging. The most opportunity for improvement ...

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