|Amazon Launches Frustration-Free Packaging Certification Program|
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The certification initiative provides manufacturers a simple, efficient process for getting packaging analyzed and modified to make it more customer-friendly. Manufacturers interested in getting their packaging Certified Frustration-Free can now submit packaging, at no charge from Amazon, to Amazon’s Packaging certification lab, where a team of packaging engineers will analyze the current packaging and either certify it or recommend modifications. Once Amazon certifies that the packaging meets Amazon’s Certified Frustration-Free Packaging guidelines (www.amazon.com/ffp-certification), manufacturers can then use the “Certified Frustration-Free” logo on their packaging, alerting customers to expect an easy-to-open, hassle-free experience.
In addition to announcing the Frustration-Free Packaging certification
Amazon initially launched the Frustration-Free Packaging program in
“Garmin’s new Frustration-Free Packaging replaces the previous PVC
plastic packaging with easy-to-open, easy-to-recycle corrugated material
– smaller, lighter and made with more than 80 percent recycled material.
Our new design reduces packaging volume by approximately 30 percent, so
units ship in smaller cartons and ship directly to the customer,” said
Customers can find the growing selection of Amazon Frustration-Free products at www.amazon.com/frustration-free, where they can also give feedback and rate both Amazon and manufacturers’ packaging.
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