Two CVP Automated Packaging Solutions were installed by UK retailer, Internet Fusion, to drive optimal performance in sustainable e-fulfillment
London, 27th September 2018 - Neopost Shipping, a leading global supply chain technology solutions provider welcomed a new e-commerce retail customer for its CVP Automated Packaging Solution in the United Kingdom, Internet Fusion Group (IFG). The CVP auto-boxing technology was selected by IFG to support its goal for strategic sustainability.
The CVP measures, constructs, tapes, weighs and labels each parcel in one seamless process and creates a custom fit-to-size box every seven seconds. It uses an average of 29% less corrugate material, reduces or eliminates unnecessary void fill and reduces the dimensional volume of packages by an average of 50%. This cost-effective automated packaging solution makes fulfillment fast, cheaper and more sustainable. The speed and sustainability of the CVP was crucial for entering into collaboration with Neopost.
“As soon as I became aware of the CVP machine, it was something I knew we had to have at the heart of our warehouse process as we strive to become one of the world’s most sustainable e-commerce companies. Our dynamic operations team and agile systems integrated the machines quickly and without disruption, making an environmental difference from the moment we started processing orders. Where we lead the way, we expect others to follow. It’s not about gaining a competitive advantage it’s about doing what is right,” said Martin Brailsford, CEO of Internet Fusion Ltd.
Richard Nijboer, Head of Sales & Operations Europe at Neopost Shipping said, “We’re proud to support Internet Fusion on their sustainability journey. We knew that the CVP was the perfect fit for their green logistics goal, and a viable alternative to manual packing with time, cost and environmental benefits."
“The two CVP solutions were successfully installed in August 2018 at IFG’s warehouse in Kettering, UK, and have produced over 50,000 fit-to-size parcels in its first month of operation,” said Nijboer.
About Internet Fusion
Internet Fusion Group is a UK based e-commerce retailer that operates a number of specialist retail websites that includes sites such as; Surfdome.com, CountryAttire.com, Blackleaf.com and Rideawaystore.com. Shipping over 10,000 orders a day, IFG strives to become one of the world’s most sustainable e-commerce companies to ultimately eliminate non-recyclable and non-biodegradable packaging from the company’s processes. These actions have led to the company becoming a case study for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and has been ranked as the one of the top 14 companies tackling ocean waste. For more information, please visit Internet Fusion Group’s website or contact Jenny Parker, Group Head of Marketing, at +44(0) 777 – 5845 - 249 or email@example.com.
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