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Shipping Optimization: Balancing Orders, Packages, and Truckloads for Success

Shipping costs are going up and the reliability of some shipping services is different from what it used to be. To ship smart and avoid unnecessary expenses, it pays to focus on shipping optimization, particularly when it comes to shipping supplies and load balancing.   Sometimes the change can be small, but the benefit is the best kind – notable and repeatable. Shipping Optimization Tip...

Thinking Ahead: 4 Packaging Trends in 2023

First, let’s recap 2022: Sustainability became a notable priority for consumers, as they expected to see businesses prove their concern about their environmental impact. The year was also impacted by COVID and its ongoing presence.  As a result, online shopping maintained its portion of the market, and packaging needs remain a top concern for shippers.  When it comes to packaging trends,...

The 5 C’s of Holiday Custom Packaging Supplies

In rating diamonds for quality, experts use the 5 C’s: cut, clarity, color, carat, and certificate. The diamond industry recognizes that, rather than perfection, it is the unique qualities of each diamond that make it stand out. With a standardized system of evaluation, it becomes easier to give customers peace of mind about the diamonds they purchase.  Whether it’s the holiday season or...

Choosing An Industrial Packaging Provider: 5 Things to Look for

When it comes to choosing an industrial packaging provider, you don’t want to accidentally overlook any red flags and get stuck working with a business that can’t carry through on your requirements. Instead, you want a packaging provider who understands your company’s needs and budget and can handle a long-term partnership. But how do you know what to look for when choosing an industrial...

Optimizing e-Commerce Package Design

Regardless of an item's impact resistance, shipping it from your warehouse to the customer shouldn't be a test for its durability. The importance of e-commerce package design cannot be overstated – it can be the difference between a happy customer and a bad reputation. It's also the difference between a product getting damaged in transit and maintaining its integrity. Even more, it's the...