Sustainability’s Effect on Companies Packaging Choices in Air Shipping
Lesniak, Pauliina (2020)
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This thesis is a qualitative analysis on sustainability’s effect on company’s packaging decisions in air shipping. Comparing two companies whom of which ship items via air were interviewed for pertinent information. The aim of this thesis is to find out does sustainability effect a company’s choice of packaging in air transport. As well as is sustainable packaging beneficial in air transport? The limitations of this thesis are that sustainability is a fair-ly new topic and may be difficult to find information, as well as the topic being niche and difficult to research. The method used in this research is interview process. The companies were interviewed, and their responses were then analyzed to produce the results stated. The company’s responses were compared and contrasted. The results show that sustainability does affect a company’s choice of packaging when shipping by air. Results also show that sustainable packaging is beneficial in air transport. Sustainability is the way of the future and it is important for companies to switch to sustainable options. Furthermore, for air shipping sustainable options can be better overall.