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Amazon Adds Vendor Surcharge for Oversized, Inefficient Packaging

Amazon Adds Vendor Surcharge for Oversized, Inefficient Packaging

“‘Philips Norelco OneBlade, owned by Koninklijke Philips NV, said it cut the components in its razor packaging to nine from 13 and reduced the volume of packaging by 80% to meet the new standard,’ Gasparro wrote. ‘Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. said it decreased the packaging volume of its Science Diet premium dog food by 34% and the amount of wasted space, or air shipped, by 82%. Newell Brands Inc., the maker of Rubbermaid FreshWorks, said it cut the components used to ship its containers to two from seven.'”

FULL STORY August 2, 2019 via Environmental Leader