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The impact of damage and returns

Have you measured the potential impact of damage on profitability? We have. The experienced packaging consultants at Hughes Enterprises can help you select the best e-commerce solution to minimize the cost of damage and maximize customer lifetime value. That means choosing packing boxes and shipping supplies that are optimized for reliability and returns. For e-commerce businesses,…

Multi-channel Fulfillment

We understand that in the areas of operations and logistics, streamlining fulfillment is an absolute necessity. In order to manage costs and customer experiences, companies must optimize their entire fulfillment networks, including distribution centers, retail locations, 3PLs and even direct from the manufacturer. To ensure you have the right packaging solutions in the right place…

Perception and Packaging

When it comes to packaging, perception is everything. The same product presented two different ways could actually have much different expected retail prices. In the customer’s mind, the materials used to bundle their e-commerce purchases are often direct representations of the items inside. It’s important to align your products and packaging to reflect the brand you want to be. If you’re an e-commerce company looking to elevate your market position, revisiting your packaging is…

Manage Your Shipping Costs

What portion of your costs are tied up in shipping? In recent years, companies have faced countless new regulations, costs and challenges when it comes to shipping and returns. Fortunately, Hughes Enterprises understands the evolving challenges of shipping and has the tools to help you make the right decisions. Our goal is to help you minimize your…

Maximize Customer Lifetime Value

How your packages arrive on doorsteps could have a much larger financial impact than you realize. A broken item is no longer just a broken item. It can break the trust between your brand and your customer. When online shoppers receive a package, their initial reaction is typically a feeling of excitement. After days spent tracking their order and anticipating the delivery…

Wow Customers with your Protective Packaging

When it comes to packaging for the e-commerce industry, it’s all about creating a great customer experience. For logistics managers, better unboxing means less risk for damage and returns; for marketers, it can lead to better brand perception and lifetime customer value. No matter where you fit into the end-of-line process, you can’t afford to…

Choosing a Bagging Machine: 7 Important Factors to Consider

A quality bagging machine automates the packaging process, conversely reducing the number of employees needed for the task. This boosts productivity and greatly minimizes labor costs. A suitable machine also improves the quality of packaged goods by eliminating human errors. But with the vast array of bagging machines on the market, how do you identify…

8 Benefits from Improving Your Packaging Equipment Efficiency

Every day companies are looking for ways to become more efficient. Whether with their accounting systems, human resources, or – of course – their packaging, efficiency leads to higher profits and that is always a “win” for companies. When it comes to packaging, efficiency can come from making many adjustments through the supply chain. In…

What is Trending in Flexible Packaging in 2021

After a tumultuous 2020, businesses and consumers alike have started off the year with much speculation and cynicism. When it comes to packaging, companies around the globe had to jump through hoops to secure the products they needed all year long. Due to shortages, reallocations, and logistical nightmares, packaging supplies have been hard to come…