Packaging and Shipping Supplies to Budget For in 2019

The key to the overall success of any business is the quality of their products. Ideally, products don't just meet a need -- but they're quality designed and made, long-lasting and easy to use. And while much attention is placed on product development and quality control during the design, engineering and manufacturing processes, there's an important end-of-line task that also cannot be ...

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How Much Should I Budget for Custom Printed Boxes?

The first thing to understand about custom e-commerce and subscription boxes is that they don’t come with standard pricing. Custom boxes require custom pricing. That sounds expensive, and it can be. On the other hand, the right custom box (and custom box provider) can actually save you money. How Custom Boxes Can Save You Money: A bad box can be a costly mistake. What if it allows your p...

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Custom Floor & Counter Top Displays: Standing Out (+ Budgeting for It)

Image courtesy of ODM Group. In business, the "elevator pitch" is crucial. That's the story, anecdote, or explanation of a product that can be delivered in the time it takes an elevator to reach its destination. In the B2C sphere, your packaging and presentation become that elevator pitch -- and the harder they are to see, enjoy, or understand, the harder you'll have to work to sell your...

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Custom Shipping Packaging Supplies You aren't Using (But Should Be!)

“It’s what is inside that really counts.” Although we often say this about people, some manufacturers and distributors think the same way about product packaging. They pore over every product detail, and then ship it out in whatever box that is available, without any thought to protection or presentation. Ignoring custom shipping packaging, however, can have a negative impact on your bra...

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