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Ecommerce Packaging for Beginners
04 Jan

Ecommerce Packaging for Beginners

Living in the 21st century in the United States just about ensures that you’ve done some online shopping. Chances are that you’ve made purchases at ecommerce giants like Amazon or eBay or shopped for something new on the website of your favorite local retailer. No matter where you choose to spend your dollars, it’s nearly impossible to avoid online shopping in the modern world. Maybe you’ve even considered starting up your very own Etsy shop or offering online sales to your existing brick-and-mortar location and are wondering how to successfully get your business off the ground. While you get all the products figured out, let us help you find the ideal packaging for your needs. Check out this handy guide to ecommerce packaging for beginners with plenty of helpful hints and tips!
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How the container and packaging market are changing
13 Nov

How the container and packaging market are changing

When one thinks of the food and beverage industry, usually one of the more defining characteristics of a product is the package. A can of Coca Cola or bag of Lays potato chips are some of the more identifiable products within the food and beverage industries, and their prominence have little to do with the product itself and a lot to do with its container. New reports reveal that the containers packaging market is changing as consumer demands call for sustainability and convenience. While the quality …
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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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Section 179: Packaging Equipment Tax Deduction for 2019
03 Mar

Section 179: Packaging Equipment Tax Deduction for 2019

Section 179 explained Essentially, this section of the IRS tax code lets businesses deduct purchase prices of equipment and/or software during the tax year. Tax codes can get complicated and messy, but this one is pretty straight forward. If you purchase or finance equipment during 2019, you can deduct the full purchase price from your gross income. Section 179 really invites businesses to invest in themselves with larger purchases such as packaging equipment. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts has increased …
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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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Pallet market insight
23 Jul

Pallet market insight

A look into the lumber industry With the volatility of the lumber market being as unstable as it has been in years, pallet prices are continuing to rise. In fact, some lumber is more difficult to locate and purchase because of shortages in the industry. Prices hit an all time high in June, 2018 - the highest numbers we've seen since 1997. With the hurricane season on the horizon, the market will stay volatile through the fall. Industry insight - We've seen instances where product is so scarce, …
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