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.