Strapping Machines: An Underrated Ally for Your Packaging

As your packaging production ramps up, so must your processes. Yes, while it may have been feasible to manually complete some tasks when you were growing the company and working with small amounts, automation is often necessary to streamline efficiency as operations grow. Though it may seem like an afterthought, one piece of equipment that can achieve time savings and maximize productivi...

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Why Using Custom Shipping Packaging Supplies Can be a Game-Changer

“It’s what's on the inside that really counts.” Although we often say this about people, some manufacturers and distributors think the same way about product packaging. They look 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 yo...

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

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. Getting their order in one piece, well-presented, and on time is crucial to the continued success of your business, but what’s the best way to make that happen? Third Party Warehousing 101 While you have several options, most growth-or...

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What are Corrugated Flutes and How Can They Improve My Packaging?

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. If the product arrives in good condition, everyone is happy and nobody thinks about the packaging. Choosing the right box is often the first step in protecting your product. But, if the product ...

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Category: eCommerce Shipping

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

  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 a...

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Category: Shipping

5 Small Business Shipping Tips: How to Optimize Product Shipping

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. Small Business Shipping Tips 1. Proactive Communication: Notifications, notifications, notifications! Provide automatic e-mail or text messages that let your customers know a product has shipped, of is there has been any sort of dela...

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