CS Packaging Blog

How Much Should I Budget for Custom Printed Boxes?

Posted by Bob Janik on Sep 13, 2018 4:48:41 PM

The first thing to understand about custom e-commerce and subscription boxes is that they don’t come with standard pricing.

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Topics: Types of Packaging, Unboxing, Shipping, Brand Packaging

What Types of Protective Packaging Does My Product Need?

Posted by Bob Janik on Aug 13, 2018 2:48:01 PM


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 the transportation process, but most fault can be traced directly to poor product packaging -- meaning, it’s actually your fault.

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Topics: Types of Packaging, Product Packaging, Custom Supplies, Protective Packaging, Shipping, Industrial Packaging

Strapping Machines: An Underrated Ally for Your Packaging

Posted by Bob Janik on Jul 23, 2018 12:30:13 PM

As your packaging production ramps up, so must your processes.

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Topics: Product Packaging, Product Safety, Shipping, Industrial Packaging

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

Posted by Bob Janik on Jul 9, 2018 12:31:52 PM

“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 brand and your bottom line.

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Topics: Types of Packaging, Custom Supplies, Product Safety, Protective Packaging, Shipping, Brand Packaging

Guide to Third-Party Warehousing & Fulfillment (AKA 3PLs)

Posted by Bob Janik on Jun 28, 2018 1:34:32 PM

No matter how strong your product is or how skillfully your marketing is implemented, your customers’ opinions of your brand rest in one place: logistics.

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Topics: Product Packaging, Custom Supplies, Shipping, Industrial Packaging

Your Guide to Understanding Corrugated Flutes (+ a Free Print-Out!)

Posted by Bob Janik on Jun 5, 2018 2:33:26 PM

As a warehouse manager, VP of operations, buyer, purchaser, or procurement official, you understand the critical importance of using strong packaging materials when shipping product to customers.

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Topics: Packing Materials, Product Packaging, Shipping

What Does Drop Ship Mean? The Impact of ‘Dropshipping’ on eCommerce

Posted by admin on Feb 24, 2017 11:54:09 AM


Throughout the years, the different styles of marketing and selling have evolved. From door to door sales to visiting retail stores and spending hours at the mall. The growth of selling products has shifted once again and is now making a change in eCommerce.

Online businesses have boomed over the past several years. However, the stress of holding an inventory, packaging, and shipping are now a thing of the past.

What is the new trend?

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Topics: eCommerce, Shipping

Tips on Product Packaging & Shipping That Make eCommerce Successful

Posted by admin on Nov 9, 2016 6:46:35 PM

Shipping is not what it once was

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Topics: Uncategorized, Product Packaging, Shipping

5 Small Business Shipping Tips: How to Optimize Product Shipping

Posted by Bob Janik on Jan 15, 2015 8:00:59 AM

small business shipping tips

There’s nothing quite like running your own small business, though the process can be tedious. Our goal is to reduce the stress in your shipping operations.

These steps will help you get off on the right foot!

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Topics: Shipping