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Holiday Packaging Tips
07 Dec

Holiday Packaging Tips

Holiday Packaging Tips  December is finally upon us and that can only mean one thing – the holiday season has arrived. Christmas lights are twinkling, hot cocoa is warming on the stove, and Santa will be here soon. For those of us working in the ecommerce industry, this time of year also means that orders are (hopefully!) high, customers need their purchases before Christmas Day, and safe shipping is essential. To help you get through the holiday season with satisfied shoppers and a great experience, he …
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Consumer Packaged Goods - Ecommerce Changes in Packaging
22 Apr

Consumer Packaged Goods - Ecommerce Changes in Packaging

What are Consumer Packaged Goods? Consumer Packaged Goods, (or CPGs), are products that are sold quickly at a relatively low cost. Just think of those household items with daily use such as beverages, paper products, non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, etc. These items are shipped quickly and need to be restocked at home on a routine basis. CPGs are the next major category of products to be impacted by ecommerce. Less than 5% of current sales come from the ecommerce channel but it claims 40% …
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Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps
13 Nov

Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps

There's a lot to unpack with the unboxing experience By now you've probably heard about the unboxing experience, you may have had this experience yourself with consumer goods. That feeling of anticipation that one gets just before they open the packaging to reveal their new item. We've all done it and it probably started for everyone at Christmas. Think back to when you were a little kid and the excitement you got by opening those presents tucked under the tree. Now you may get packages shipped to …
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How product packaging damage issues are solved with air-pillow systems
06 May

How product packaging damage issues are solved with air-pillow systems

Solving the damaged consumer products problem A national retailer had a major problem that they didn't know how to fix. Damaged products and returns were becoming a constant problem as they used a ship-from-store fulfillment method. The centralized ordering system they used determined the closest location to a customer for their online orders. The problem with this was the inconsistent packaging from their employees. The cost of shipping damage continued to rise, along with angry customers. It was …
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Cohesive Packaging Applications
04 Apr

Cohesive Packaging Applications

Improve packaging efficiency with cohesive material Self-adhering cohesive packaging creates a quick wrap around any product. All it takes is a little pressure, preferably by automated equipment, and your product is protected. The cold seal sticks to itself and nothing else with a natural rubber latex. There's different types of cohesive packaging materials too. What are cohesive packaging materials? Cohesive paper Cohesive corrugated Cohesive film Cohesive linerboard Cohesive bubble Cohesive …
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Automating distribution to help with the rise of e-commerce
14 Jan

Automating distribution to help with the rise of e-commerce

Automating your distribution The rise of e-commerce is making it harder than ever to keep up with demand. Most packaging operations are typically done by crews because of the need for several people. They're labor-intensive and come with heavy labor costs. Keeping up with demand requires more than just a few workers. It requires automating your distribution and packaging operations to sufficiently fulfill online orders. Damage is presenting a major issue for transit and secondary packaging. Consider …
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