Paccurate's full report can be found here, but some key takeaways include the following:
·Packages shipped in the United States contain 64% air, on average. That's double what e-commerce executives estimated.
·More efficient packing practices like using the correct size of box and packing more completely would benefit both the company and the environment.
·A company that fills 25,000 orders per month could expect a savings of over $330,000 in a single year, just on packaging.
·More efficient packaging would save over 16 million trees per year, reducing the carbon footprint of companies and lowering their costs as they strive for carbon neutrality.