Retention & Suspension Protective Packaging vs. Air Cushion Packaging for E-Commerce

Retention & Suspension Protective Packaging vs. Air Cushion Packaging for E-Commerce 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 op...

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E-Commerce Packaging: The Importance of Choosing a Reliable Provider

For e-commerce, packaging plays a huge role in assisting you with telling your brand's unique story to customers. It ensures you create a good first impression that gives your customers a personal touch.  The best  industrial packaging providers can transform your packaging from standard delivery boxes to a customized customer experience. Best of all? Once you have the right company in p...

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Small Business Packaging Solutions: Compete with the Big Players

As a small business owner, you're likely to focus more on other core functions of your business, forgetting that packaging (including  custom packaging) is equally important. Your products must be well-packaged to reach your customers intact, undamaged, and memorable. Engaging the right B2B industrial packaging provider for your business and shipping needs is a sure way of getting your p...

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Retention & Suspension Packaging Should Be Your Go-To 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 obviously 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 ...

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Shrink Film vs. Stretch Film for Industrial Packaging

Stretch and shrink film are two solutions common in industrial packaging. Though they sound similar (both are types of plastic film), they each serve a different purpose.  Using either for the wrong application can result in serious problems. For example, if you used stretch film in a heat tunnel to package products, it would result in a fire.  Read on to learn about the differences betw...

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Third-Party Logistics: Why 3PL Companies & Fulfillment Centers Need Industrial Packaging

Your business only has so many hours to be productive each day and week. It’s challenging to fit essential packaging and fulfillment tasks into your schedule and still find time to grow your business.  By outsourcing certain tasks, such as packaging orders, to a third-party logistics company, businesses can save time and money better spent on other tasks.  Here’s why third-party logistic...

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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...

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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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