Ahead of next month's E-PACK Europe Summit, we spoke to Scott Farber, Global Head of Market Strategy - Paper Solutions at Henkel, who will be presenting as part of the automation and logistics - efficiency and cost-effectiveness session on day two of the conference.
Scott, your presentation will look at 'Challenges in the last mile of e-commerce delivery', can you give us a quick taster of what delegates will hear?
The discussion will cover the perceived challenges, potential approaches and criteria that could be used to solve the last delivery mile. The potential to employ innovation in the design, materials selection and overall packaging strategy will also be explored, and a case study on one specific solution will be presented.
Why did you choose to tackle this topic?
The topic was chosen to provide insights into a common industry challenge - the balance of logistics cost and consumer experience.
What do you consider to be the biggest challenges and opportunities facing the e-commerce packaging sector is facing at the moment?
Meeting or increasing consumer expectations, while maintaining lower costs and providing sustainable solutions.
What are you most looking forward to hearing about and discussing with your peers at E-PACK Europe 2022?
The impact of the regulatory environment on the future of packaging.
Scott Farber is Henkel's Global Head of Marketing and Strategy for the Paper Solutions Business. He leads the EPIX platform and has more than 25 years experience developing and launching new products in the packaging, adhesives, and chemical industries. Scott is passionate about the environment, logistics and ensuring efficiency at every step of the value chain, right through the last mile of delivery.