The Business of Amazon Shipping Boxes
Cardboard boxes are a really big deal in the U.S. Amazon alone shipped over 5 billion packages through Prime in 2017. But as Amazon moves to plastic mailers and paper mailers the corrugated box market is bracing for the fallout. There are other players in the space but today the four big cardboard box manufacturers that dominate the market are International Paper, WestRock, Packaging Corporation of America and Georgia-Pacific.
Sealed Air's Senior Vice President of Global Commercial Operations, Ken Chrisman, shares his insights about the evolution of e-commerce packaging and the challenges of fulfillment with CNBC at the 8:55-minute mark in the video.