Holiday shipping projections of 2017

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Just how big is the global packaging industry?

According to Packaging Digest, November 2016, the overall global packaging industry is worth $424 billion, and growing at an annual rate of 3.5%.  Of that $424 billion, North America accounts for $118 billion of the market shares – or approximately 28% of the worlds packaging industry.  28%!  Falling second only to Europe at 30%. 

With the holidays quickly approaching, let’s talk holiday shipping forecasts for a moment.

So with those extravagant numbers in mind, remember to thank your UPS, FedEx, or USPS worker over the next few weeks – especially December 11-24th.  They’re going to have overflowing hands!  

Important links for this holiday shipping season:

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