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E-Commerce Packaging: Retention & Suspension vs. Air Cushion

Suspension packaging and air cushion packaging are both modern alternatives to packing peanuts and other messy materials in the shipping process, and have become quite popular in the e-Commerce world. And if you need protective packaging for your shipping needs, you may be wondering which of these two options is superior. In fact, you may be wondering if either of them are superior, and ...

Retention & Suspension Packaging: 4 Benefits of Protective Packaging

If you’re unfamiliar with retention and suspension packaging and the increasingly important role it plays in e-commerce packaging, allow us to explain. Let’s say you ordered an expensive electronic product online, like a laptop. You’re excited for it to arrive at your home, and you may have even thought about the perceived risk that you took by ordering it online rather than making a pur...

What Types of Protective Packaging Does My Product Need?

Packages often live hard lives. They are jostled about by machines and conveyor belts. People toss them on trucks or stack them to unreasonable heights without worrying about crushing what is inside. If it is your precious product inside that package, you might have a big problem on your hands. So, whose fault is it when a product arrives broken or damaged? Some responsibility lies in th...

Mastering Corrugated Box Sizes & Thickness: A Guide to Choosing the Right Packaging

Corrugated boxes, commonly called cardboard boxes, are the go-to packaging solution for numerous products – and it’s easy to understand why. These boxes are not only sustainable and user-friendly, but they’re also made from recycled paper and boast exceptional recyclability compared to other packaging materials. The durability of corrugated packaging can be attributed to its unique const...

Strength and Structure: Corrugated Box Strength Guidelines

The corrugated box is a staple in the shipping industry, offering a reliable and cost-effective way to protect products during transit. But if you want to ensure your product's safety, it’s essential to understand corrugated box strength guidelines. Knowing corrugated box makeup and related strength statistics can help you make sure that whatever you ship arrives safely at its destinatio...