Industrial Packaging Solutions to Consider for E-Commerce

Now’s the time to improve your industrial and ecommerce packaging. The packaging you use for your business products represent your brand, so make sure you're sending a positive message.  And although many in the industry prefer traditional, time-tested packaging, it takes a bit more than a simple cardboard box to stand out in this saturated market. Use these tips to ensure your industria...

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Protective Packaging to Keep Your Eyes on in 2021 and Beyond

When consumers purchase a product in a store or order one online for delivery to their front door, they don't want to open the package to see a damaged or defective item. This reflects poorly on the brand and reduces the likelihood of the consumer conducting repeat business with them in the future.  It's worth noting that a product can become damaged in a variety of ways. The best way to...

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The Ultimate Guide to the Weight Limits of Corrugated Boxes

The following is an overview of the different weights available for corrugated boxes when shipping, from the lightest options to the heaviest options.  For comparison purposes, we include both Mullen burst test and edge crush test (ECT) figures. The burst test represents how much pressure can be applied before the wall of a box will rupture. The edge crush test is an indicator of the top...

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10 Benefits of Using Air Cushion Packaging for Shipping

Especially in a time where brick and mortar stores are facing hardship as a result of the pandemic, e-commerce is on the rise at an immense rate.  Because of this uptick in online shopping, there has also been an increased attention to the protective measures taken to maintain the safety and sanctity of the products being shipped. Check out our top 10 benefits of air pillow packaging for...

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The Pros and Cons of Springing for Custom Printed Packaging

  When it comes to selecting the packaging you will use to ship your products, you certainly have a lot of options. One of those options is electing to have custom printed packaging made with your company’s branding. There are many reasons as to why someone might choose to do this, as well as many reasons why they might prefer not to. Here are our professional opinions on some of the pro...

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Packaging and Shipping Considerations for eCommerce Stores

Shipping is not what it once was - and that's a good thing. There is no denying that the rise of online business, or e-commerce, has changed the face of shipping. Gone are the days of mail-order catalogs or TV call-in orders when companies could give a vague “4-6 weeks for delivery” and there wasn’t anything customers could do about it - including tracking their packages. Today, things h...

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7 Products Perfect for Molded Pulp Trays

Molded pulp trays are quickly becoming one of the most preferred packaging options for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, there's a wide range of products that can be packaged in them, all it takes is working with the right packaging supplier that can custom make the right pulp trays for your needs.  And two, molded pulp trays are perhaps the most sustainable packaging option toda...

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Stock vs Custom Packaging Boxes

Sometimes the question of how to package a product comes out as an afterthought. The product is produced and ready to go out to customers, and somebody finally says, “So how are we going to ship this?” A frantic rush ensues to find boxes that appear to be the right size, but the effort to save a few pennies results in using packaging that just can’t do the job of protecting its contents....

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6 Types of Boxes (+ The Best Products to Ship in Them)

So many types of boxes, so many categories of products — do you know which ones are best suited for each other?  That's what we'll cover in this post, as the right type of corrugated packaging is critical to ensuring that a product arrives at its final destination without incident. On that note, here's a look at six types of boxes, as well as the products that are best suited for shipmen...

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How to Ship Perishable Items

As a business, you do not have the luxury of making big mistakes when it comes to shipping perishable items.  Fortunately, there are plenty of other companies that have traveled this path before you, so you can definitely find quality resources to help you avoid shipping mishaps.  With the right preparation, you can determine how to ship your perishable goods to your customers so that th...

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