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For shipping glass, it’s time to consider replacing corrugated

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Transporting glass is a very difficult task that takes lots of care and precision. Not having the right protective material can lead to disaster if you aren’t careful; a disaster that will not only cost you money and time, but also your customer’s trust. Using cheaper materials such as corrugate are good for company’s on an extremely tight budget, but think about it: Do you really want to risk destroying the glass from lack of adequate protection to save a few bucks? Protective

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Shipping damage destroys your brand image

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The main goal of packaging is to get your products to your customers in the same condition in which they leave your facility – whether you’re the manufacturer or the distributor. But, once these loads are put in the back of a truck and start their journey, what happens next is completely out of your control. If your loads aren’t stretch wrapped effectively or your trailers packed appropriately, all of your products could be at risk of sustaining shipping damage. Damage can

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ShockWatch: Shipping Accountability and Damage Prevention

We live in a fairly litigious society; everyone is out to protect themselves from everyone else. And commerce and trade make up a big part of all of our lives. So it should come as no surprise that the safety of products during shipping has become a greater concern to industry and customers. It’s critical that products get from point A to point B in one piece, even if those two points are across the globe. And as our time

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eBooks: Just how much do on the job injuries cost your business?

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Safety. Worker’s compensation payouts. OSHA regulations. On the job safety. All of these are critical components to determining the total cost of your production. Did you know that the US spends an average of $1 BILLION per week on nonfatal workplace injuries? Or that 110,000 forklift accidents happen every year and that nearly 37,000 people are injured just getting on or off a forklift a year? Then I bet you didn’t know that every year over 1 million US workers

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6 easy ways to save money on your packaging

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It’s time to save money on your packaging. Here are 6 simple ways. Have you ever thought about some of the ways that you could find some hidden cost savings potential in packaging? Ten years ago, it wasn’t a high priority. However, as transportation and warehousing costs have continued to steadily rise, companies realized that packaging offered a fresh opportunity to cut costs. Despite that new found awareness, many companies are still struggling to identify where exactly they can cut

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