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  Reply # 1515008 17-Mar-2016 13:43
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frankv:

 

MikeB4:

 

frankv:

 

MikeB4:

 

It is certainly better than sending it in a courier envelope, it shows Apple cares about their/your product.

 

 

 

 

A watch strap? What harm could come to that inside a bubble-wrap envelope.

 

I think it shows that Apple doesn't think about their/your product.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apple very much cares about the the holistic experience with their products, this is why they spend a long time and a lot of effort just designing the packaging.

 

 

 

 

Packaging? You realise that the cardboard box at the centre of this discussion *is* packaging? And clearly Apple hasn't spent *any* time or effort on designing it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

You know what I mean





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  Reply # 1515050 17-Mar-2016 14:50
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Packaging for my micro USB to lightning adaptor ordered from Apple:

 

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  Reply # 1515051 17-Mar-2016 14:55
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They probably just use the Dick Smith logistics company.

 

No. Wait. That's not it. They don't sell HDMI cables.

 

 

Actually they do sell HDMI cables

 

http://www.apple.com/nz/shop/product/MC838ZM/B/apple-hdmi-to-hdmi-cable-18m?fnode=85





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That is dumb, warehouse staff are some of the most resourceful minds when it comes to packing items, they recycle cartons, cut them down to size, use voidfill etc to ensure goods are securely packed into the cheapest means possible volumetrically as couriers charge by weight or volume whichever is the larger. this example would be a fail no other way to look at it


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Well usually the goal of these business systems is to have one size fits all and standard procedure. I'd say this is a win based on those criteria. The actual freight will be done on some bulk deal so don't expect everyone getting paid for the wasted volume either. Corporation win!

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geocom:

 

hairy1:

 

They probably just use the Dick Smith logistics company.

 

No. Wait. That's not it. They don't sell HDMI cables.

 

 

Actually they do sell HDMI cables

 

http://www.apple.com/nz/shop/product/MC838ZM/B/apple-hdmi-to-hdmi-cable-18m?fnode=85

 

 

 

 

$35..... suppose youre paying for the logo printing. 





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xpd:

 

geocom:

 

hairy1:

 

They probably just use the Dick Smith logistics company.

 

No. Wait. That's not it. They don't sell HDMI cables.

 

 

Actually they do sell HDMI cables

 

http://www.apple.com/nz/shop/product/MC838ZM/B/apple-hdmi-to-hdmi-cable-18m?fnode=85

 

 

 

 

$35..... suppose youre paying for the logo printing. 

 

 

I suppose you mean the packaging cost? innocent

 

 


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Wade:

 

That is dumb, warehouse staff are some of the most resourceful minds when it comes to packing items, they recycle cartons, cut them down to size, use voidfill etc to ensure goods are securely packed into the cheapest means possible volumetrically as couriers charge by weight or volume whichever is the larger. this example would be a fail no other way to look at it

 

 

Once you factor in the time/labour spent picking and packing, is it worth it?  I suspect Apple have done the maths and decided that it isn't.


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frankv:

 

xpd:

 

geocom:

 

hairy1:

 

They probably just use the Dick Smith logistics company.

 

No. Wait. That's not it. They don't sell HDMI cables.

 

 

Actually they do sell HDMI cables

 

http://www.apple.com/nz/shop/product/MC838ZM/B/apple-hdmi-to-hdmi-cable-18m?fnode=85

 

 

 

 

$35..... suppose youre paying for the logo printing. 

 

 

I suppose you mean the packaging cost? innocent

 

 

 

Apple just do it so badly.........

 

 

 

$US53.3Billion times badly I guess.

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1515106 17-Mar-2016 16:52
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frankv:

 

MikeB4:

 

frankv:

 

MikeB4:

 

It is certainly better than sending it in a courier envelope, it shows Apple cares about their/your product.

 

 

 

 

A watch strap? What harm could come to that inside a bubble-wrap envelope.

 

I think it shows that Apple doesn't think about their/your product.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apple very much cares about the the holistic experience with their products, this is why they spend a long time and a lot of effort just designing the packaging.

 

 

 

 

Packaging? You realise that the cardboard box at the centre of this discussion *is* packaging? And clearly Apple hasn't spent *any* time or effort on designing it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

He's clearly talking about their retail packaging that they do spend a lot of time and money developing.

 

 





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