Next crisis – shortage of cardboard
The rapid shift to online retail in the age of pandemic has resulted in a shortage of cardboard boxes for deliveries, says one packaging provider. Antalis Packaging is urging businesses to talk to their packaging providers now in order to prepare for a year that could again prove challenging.
John Garner, head of business development at Antalis Packaging, says that the problem comes with the shift from selling via shops to direct online sales, sparked as shops have been ordered to close and shoppers have stayed at home and bought online during Covid-19 lockdowns.
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