Southern Carton Company Joins Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier (APASS) Network

Southern Carton Company, a design and manufacturing leader ofcustom packaging materials and solutions, announced today it is now a certified member of the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier (APASS) network.

“As a member of the APASS network, we will be able to help companies who sell throughAmazon, design and develop e-commerce packaging that will reduce costs, minimizechargebacks and optimize their customers’ experience,” said Scott Fray, Vice President ofSales. “Our team is focused on helping customers navigate the world of e-commercepackaging, including the Amazon channel, and our APASS membership reaffirms ourcommitment to their ongoing success.”

Amazon launched the APASS program in 2018 to support vendors, sellers, and manufacturersin certifying their products as Prep-Free Packaging (PFP), Ships-in-Own Container (SIOC) andFrustration-Free Packaging (FFP). These certification guidelines for packaging help reducepacking times, packaging waste, risk of damage, and difficult unboxing experiences. As acertified Amazon supplier, Southern Carton is able to help Amazon sellers qualify for all threetiers by creating packaging strategies to meet these guidelines.

“For more than 40 years, Southern Carton has evolved to meet customer demand at everystage of the supply chain by providing expert design and engineered business solutions,” saidConnor Kennedy, third-generation Manager at Southern Carton. “By aligning our approach withAmazon’s guidelines, we become a partner in the solutions that will advance and sustain ourcustomers for years to come.”

Southern Carton Company is positioned to help customers discover more value beyond the boxwith custom e-commerce packaging solutions. For more information on APASS solutionscontact Southern Carton by email at or by phone at (931)359-6285.

About Southern Carton Company:

Southern Carton Company is a third-generation design and manufacturing leader who provides outside the box expendable and returnable packaging solutions to businesses across the UnitedStates. For more information, visit, follow us @SouthernCarton onLinkedIn, or email us at