Amazon selects packaging supplier in Israel for it company’s activity in the country. This comes few weeks after Amazon announced it will be launching operations in Israel.
Hadera Paper, Tel Aviv-listed paper manufacturer has been chosen as the local packaging supplier by Amazon. Senior executives of Hadera Paper had recently received training at its headquarters in Seattle. This is in regards packaging standards, source said.
The permit granted includes production of cardboard packaging for Israeli sellers, authorisation for digital printing on packaging cartons, and the production of a new box prototype.
Earlier last month, Israeli merchants already on its platform were invited to register to reach customers in Israel. Amazon has also set up a team of locals and non-Israelis on the local distribution, delivery and Logistics companies.
The company’s imminent entry into Israel caused a stir among local retailers, with stocks of leading operators of local shopping malls plummeting on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange on the day of the announcement.