DS Smith launches e-commerce range to support business during crisis

By Jim Cornall contact

- Last updated on GMT

The range has been designed to suit products in a variety of sectors, including food and drink. Pic: DS Smith
The range has been designed to suit products in a variety of sectors, including food and drink. Pic: DS Smith

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Packaging company DS Smith has launched the Essential Solutions online e-commerce range in the UK to address the growing number of companies moving to e-commerce.

The simplified range of products is designed to offer immediate solutions for organizations looking to transition online quickly and easily; particularly SMEs and local businesses who can benefit from a proven off-the-shelf product.

The range is comprised of solutions for the most popular applications including; letterbox packs, an essentials provisions box, a corrugated tray replacement for recyclable plastic crates and bottle packs. The solutions are available online at the company’s ePack webshop, with next day delivery available.

The range has been designed to suit products in a variety of sectors, including; food and drink, apparel and footwear, health and beauty, home and garden, sports and leisure and pharmaceuticals.

Rob Carle, UK head of e-commerce sales at DS Smith, said, “During this uncertain time, we’re seeing many businesses facing supply chain challenges and needing to rapidly revise their traditional business models to include e-commerce. The Essential Solutions range gives businesses the support and assurance they need to adapt quickly and continue to get their goods out the door.

“E-commerce packaging goes through 50 different touch points with the consideration of returns, making it a harrowing process for businesses who are embarking on this journey for the first time. We’ve been supporting businesses with their packaging challenges for years, and our scale, expertise and speed mean we are best placed to support with their e-commerce needs now and in the future.”

Related topics: Processing & Packaging, COVID-19

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