Postal Packaging Market (Material: Paper & Paperboard, Plastic, Tyvek, and Others; Packaging Format: Envelopes, Mailing Bags, Boxes and Cartons, Wraps, and Others; and End Use: Institutional and Household)- Global Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Regional Outlook and Forecasts, 2022-2030

The global Postal Packaging market gathered revenue around USD 12.2 billion in 2021 and market is set to grow USD 20.8 billion by the end of 2030 and is estimated to expand at a modest CAGR of 6.0% during the prediction period 2022 to 2030.

Growth Factors:

The postal packaging market is anticipated to expand due to high use of postal needs for industrial and commercial purposes. Envelopes and mailers are the most preferred postal products used by the industries due to the safe and reliable delivery of the products. The industrial sector relies on postal services for assured product delivery, on-time, cost-effective, and best-in-class transit packaging. With the growing demand for protective packaging, various manufacturers prefer to transport their valuable and delicate products with postal packaging, as they are carefully packed, and protected goods from damage and breakage during handling. The postal packaging consists of various products available considering the requirement and application, including postal tubes, padded envelopes, mailing bags, protective envelopes, postal cardboard boxes, etc. The evolving trend of sustainability and recyclability has led to the massive demand for paper and plastic packaging. The postal paper packaging is made from recycled post-consumer waste, which is 100% compostable and biodegradable, boosting the sales of paper postal packaging. The boom and massive growth of eCommerce has created enormous demand for postal packaging. The rising demand for tamper-proof, safe, and recyclable, sustainable packaging solutions could generate lucrative growth for the postal packaging market.

This research report purposes at stressing the most lucrative growth prospects. The aim of the research report is to provide an inclusive valuation of the Postal Packaging market and it encompasses thoughtful visions, actualities, industry-validated market findings, historic data, and prognoses by means of appropriate set of assumptions and practice. Global Postal Packaging market report aids in comprehending market structure and dynamics by recognizing and scrutinizing the market sectors and predicted the global market outlook.

Report Coverage

Report Scope Details
Market Size USD 20.8 billion by 2030
Growth Rate CAGR of 6.0% From 2022 to 2030
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Report coverage Growth Factors, Revenue Status, Competitive Landscape,  and Future Trends
Segments Covered Material, Packaging Format, End Use, Region
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa (MEA)
Companies Mentioned  Smurfit Kappa Group, DS Smith Plc, WestRock Company, Mondi Group Plc, Pregis LLC, Rengo Co., Ltd., Cenveo Corporation, Neenah Inc., Papier-Mettler KG, Bong Group, GWP Group, Shillington Box Company, WB Packaging Ltd., Polypak Packaging, United Envelope, Lil Packaging, Poly Postal Packaging Ltd.

COVID-19 Impact Assessment on Market Landscape

The report comprises the scrutiny of COVID-19 lock-down impact on the income of market leaders, disrupters and followers. Since lock down was instigated differently in diverse regions and nations, influence of same is also dissimilar across various industry verticals. The research report offers present short-term and long-term influence on the market to assist market participants across value chain makers to formulate the framework for short term and long-lasting tactics for recovery and by region.

Postal Packaging market Report empowers readers with all-inclusive market intelligence and offers a granular outline of the market they are operational in. Further this research study delivers exceptional combination of tangible perceptions and qualitative scrutiny to aid companies accomplishes sustainable growth. This report employs industry-leading research practices and tools to assemble all-inclusive market studies, intermingled with pertinent data. Additionally, this report also emphases on the competitive examination of crucial players by analyzing their product portfolio, pricing, gross margins, financial position, growth approaches, and regional occurrence.

Enormous Growth of eCommerce Sector Boosting Demand for Postal Packaging

Technology-driven innovations such as digital advertisement and payments, hyper-local logistics, rise in smartphones are likely to support the growth in the eCommerce sector. The postal department has vast network links and provides the required training to the delivery person on accepting cash or car payment on delivery and handling the same-day rapid delivery of products.

In recent days, the eCommerce sector is continuously transforming and emerging as an outstanding platform for consumers to purchase products or goods. The significant rise in online shopping and the consumer shift toward online platforms owing to easy Internet access and increase in customer inclination toward online platforms is also responsible for the positive growth of the postal packaging market.

Recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has given an excellent opportunity for the retail/eCommerce industry to find innovative ways to make online packaging more functional as well as sustainable. The majority of the manufacturers involved in the production of postal packaging are now using paper-based, recycled raw material, post-consumer waste, and other packaging options to attain the sustainability factor, which, in turn, boosts the demand for postal packaging owing to the changing consumer focus toward sustainability. Therefore, growth of online retail/eCommerce platforms with increased customer orientation toward online shopping is expected to drive the postal packaging market.

Green Mailers and Increasing Sustainability of Various Postal Packaging Solutions Driving Global Market

Recently, sustainability in the packaging industry is driving the demand for packaging formats, including flexible and rigid packaging. The postal packaging is available in both flexible as well as rigid forms, such as envelopes, mailing bags, boxes and cartons, postal tubes, sacks, and others. Recyclability and sustainability in postal packaging are gaining traction with the use of recycled paper, post-consumer waste, packing paper, cardboard, biodegradable peanuts, and other sustainable forms of packaging material.

The majority of manufacturers involved in the manufacturing of postal packaging are involved in making maximum use of recycled waste and manufacturing postal mailers & boxes, which are, at least made of 75% of recycled post-consumer waste. Furthermore, the use of trashed boxes from different end-use industry manufacturers are recycled and reused during the manufacturing of postal packaging products. This not only helps to attain sustainability in manufacturing practices but also helps to reduce post-consumer waste, thereby reducing pollution. The use of water-based inks and other eco-friendly ink alternatives to screen-print the paper mailers is also a trending and sustainable solution practiced in the postal packaging market.

Manufacturers Aiming at Bioplastic Postal Packaging to Gain Market Share

Several manufacturers are focusing on the use of bioplastics, which are produced from renewable biomass sources such as corn starch, woodchips, sawdust, recycled food waste, and others. Bioplastics not only improve the sustainability factor but also help in reducing the waste generation and, thereby pollution.

For instance, Nature-Pack, a manufacturer of the “Bio-mailer” makes use of starch biopolymers in the manufacturing of the mailer, which is 100% compostable and used for the transportation of clinical products such as insulin

Majority of the brands, which are involved in the manufacturing of sustainable products, prefer to use sustainable packaging for an enhanced experience. Therefore, the use of bioplastic postal packaging as secondary packaging is not only a “smarter option” to boost the demand but also a “green option” for sales of the brand, which will also improve the sustainability quotient. The bioplastic postal packaging can be used in various end-use industries, thereby creating an opportunity to hold the majority of the market in the coming days. The strict rules & regulations on the banned use of plastics will also push the demand for manufacturing of sustainable products and, thereby, sustainable postal packaging.

Competitive Rivalry

Foremost players in the market are attentive on adopting corporation strategies to enhance their market share. Some of the prominent tactics undertaken by leading market participants in order to sustain the fierce market completion include collaborations, acquisitions, substantial spending in R&D and the improvement of new-fangled products or reforms among others.

Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.

  • Company Overview
  • Company Market Share/Positioning Analysis
  • Product Offerings
  • Financial Performance
  • Recent Initiatives
  • Key Strategies Adopted by Players
  • Vendor Landscape
  • List of Suppliers
  • List of Buyers

Some of the prominent players in the Postal Packaging Market include:  

·        Smurfit Kappa Group

·        DS Smith Plc

·        WestRock Company

·        Mondi Group Plc

·        Pregis LLC

·        Rengo Co., Ltd.

·        Cenveo Corporation

·        Neenah Inc.

·        Papier-Mettler KG

·        Bong Group

·        GWP Group

·        Shillington Box Company

·        WB Packaging Ltd.

·        Polypak Packaging

·        United Envelope

·        Lil Packaging

·        Poly Postal Packaging Ltd.

·        Elite Envelopes & Graphics Inc.

Segments Covered in the Report

This research report offers market revenue, sales volume, production assessment and prognoses by classifying it on the basis of various aspects. Further, this research study investigates market size, production, consumption and its development trends at global, regional, and country level for the period of 2017 to 2030 and covers subsequent region in its scope:

Global Postal Packaging Market Segmentation

Postal Packaging Market by Material

  • Paper & Paperboard
  • Plastic
  • Tyvek
  • Others (Metal, Bio-based Material)

Postal Packaging Market by Packaging Format

  • Envelopes
  • Mailing Bags
  • Boxes and Cartons
  • Wraps
  • Others (Cushions, Closures, Tapes, etc.)

Postal Packaging Market by End Use

  • Institutional
  • Household

By Geography

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • Germany
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Southeast Asia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Rest of Latin America

Middle East & Africa (MEA)

  • GCC
  • North Africa
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Research Methodology

In the study, a unique research methodology is utilized to conduct extensive research on the growth of the Postal Packaging market, and reach conclusions on the future growth parameters of the market. This research methodology is a combination of primary and secondary research, which helps analysts ensure the accuracy and reliability of the conclusions.

Secondary resources referred to by analysts during the production of the Postal Packaging market study are as follows - statistics from government organizations, trade journals, white papers, and internal and external proprietary databases. Analysts have also interviewed senior managers, product portfolio managers, CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, and market intelligence managers, all of whom have contributed to the development of this report as a primary resource.

Comprehensive information acquired from primary and secondary resources acts as a validation from companies in the market, and makes the projections on the growth prospects of the Postal Packaging markets more accurate and reliable.

Secondary Research

It involves company databases such as Hoover's: This assists us recognize financial information, structure of the market participants and industry competitive landscape.

The secondary research sources referred in the process are as follows:

  • Governmental bodies, and organizations creating economic policies
  • National and international social welfare institutions
  • Company websites, financial reports and SEC filings, broker and investor reports
  • Related patent and regulatory databases
  • Statistical databases and market reports
  • Corporate Presentations, news, press release, and specification sheet of Manufacturers

Primary Research

Primary research includes face-to face interviews, online surveys, and telephonic interviews.

  • Means of primary research: Email interactions, telephonic discussions and Questionnaire based research etc.
  • In order to validate our research findings and analysis we conduct primary interviews of key industry participants. Insights from primary respondents help in validating the secondary research findings. It also develops Research Team’s expertise and market understanding.

Industry participants involved in this research study include:

  • CEOs, VPs, market intelligence managers
  • Procuring and national sales managers technical personnel, distributors and resellers
  • Research analysts and key opinion leaders from various domains

Key Points Covered in Postal Packaging Market Study:

  • Growth of Postal Packaging in 2022
  • Market Estimates and Forecasts (2017-2030)
  •  Brand Share and Market Share Analysis
  •  Key Drivers and Restraints Shaping Market Growth
  •  Segment-wise, Country-wise, and Region-wise Analysis
  •  Competition Mapping and Benchmarking