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Protect the Environment with Protective Packaging
08 Mar

Protect the Environment with Protective Packaging

One of the biggest hassles that virtually every business will encounter is product damage during the shipping process. Whether a pallet full of glass bottles topples over in the back of a trailer, fragile custom dishware cracks inside its corrugated box, or those brand-new expensive electronics are subjected to electrostatic shocks, damage can happen at just about any time in the supply chain. Not only is this detrimental to our bottom lines and customer satisfaction, but it also brings with it the unintended consequence of furthering environmental degradation. Shipping is a necessity of modern life, but it can be a huge drain on the natural world at the same time. That’s why it’s important to minimize our shipping needs and our harmful impact as much as possible. When products are damaged, returned, and replaced, we end up significantly increasing the amount of shipping and packaging materials used for the transaction. Thankfully, protective packaging plays an important role in protecting both your products and the environment. 
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Types of Void Fill
16 Nov

Types of Void Fill

Types of Void Fill  Void fill is one of the most ubiquitous categories of protective packaging available on the market. Businesses all across the world, from small in-home operations to the shipping centers at major corporations, utilize one or more of the many types of void fill in order to protect their products throughout the entire supply chain process. This helpful explainer goes over the most popular varieties of void fill to help you determine which might be the best fit for your specific items …
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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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Pregis Inspyre: A new protective packaging brand
19 Mar

Pregis Inspyre: A new protective packaging brand

Air pillow protective packaging with color; Pregis Inspyre Pregis LLC, a leader in protective packaging materials is launching Pregis Inspyre. A new protective packaging brand full of color options to help improve the customer experience. The unboxing craze is as popular as ever, and this allows brands to introduce a pop of color into their customers' experience. Pregis AirSpeed HC Inspyre First up in the new Inspyre lineup for Pregis; its 12-inch wide, low-density, polyethylene hybrid cushioning …
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Reducing the cost of shipping with dunnage airbags
11 Feb

Reducing the cost of shipping with dunnage airbags

Total cost of shipping The total cost of shipping doesn’t just relate to the cost of the freight to get your load from your facility to the point of sale. It also includes hidden costs, such as: Visible damage Concealed damage Labor costs Safety issues Customer satisfaction The difference between visible damage and concealed damage can be the difference between a sellable product and an unsellable one. When a truckload arrives at a receiving dock, shifted pallets and crushed boxes can show signs o …
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