DS Smith

Whitepaper:  The Empty Space Economy

of e-commerce packaging
is empty space.

And that carries out a toll on our economy, our environment and your profit margin.

In this Forbes Insights report, we show how you can help your business prosper and reduce environmental impact at the same time.

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The hidden problems of the Empty Space Economy

Overpackaging and void fill impact everything from shipping costs to the environment and customer satisfaction. We analyse the entire Empty Space Economy, and your role in it.

The report in 3 numbers


of shipping containers are empty.

122 million tonnes

of carbon dioxide is emitted every year by shipping empty space.

$46 billion

could be saved annually in logistics costs.