Tailor-made shipping boxes: how retail giants tackle cardboard waste

Big retailers are adopting innovative technology in their e-commerce distribution operations to address the issue of oversized packaging for online orders, reportsĀ theĀ Wall Street Journal.

In the US, Walmart has already installed machines at 12 of its fulfilment centres that produce custom boxes designed to fit specific items, resulting in a reduction of cardboard and filler material usage per order. The retail giant plans to expand the use of this technology to more facilities.

Full Story