Tag: e-commerce

Bagging machine for ecommerce packaging

Ecommerce packaging made easy with bagging equipment Looking for poly bags, plastic bags, merchandise bags, etc? Whichever way you call them, bags are everywhere in the ecommerce packaging world. Just think about the volume of mailers and other types of bags in circulation. Now think of all the labor needed to get everything into those bags. Talk about a long day at work. An automatic bagging machine can typically decrease your labor costs by 1/3. Problems a bagging machine fixes

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LTL rates going up this year?

Less Than Truckload Shipping Rates

LTL rates increasing in 2018 Be on the lookout for increasing LTL (Less Than Truckload) shipping rates this year. 2018 could see increases up to 5% for shipping less than truckload shipments. This is due to pent-up demand, shortage of qualified drivers, rising e-commerce deliveries, and increased government regulations. If you ship LTL, be ready for some of the highest rates in a decade. Last year, core pricing rose about 4% on average. Those core charges, (net of fuel surcharges),

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The e-commerce Surge

e-commerce on the rise

e-commerce on the rise The fast growth of e-commerce almost 10 years ago has revolutionized the retail marketplace. Just think of how many people are selling their products on Amazon these days. You probably even know someone that’s selling something on Etsy right now. That’s because e-commerce is growing by the day. The increase in online purchasing is great for sellers because more money. There are however, challenges for the protective packaging markets. How will you keep up with buyers’

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Box packaging alternatives and ecommerce

Corrugated Box Mailers

The growth in the ecommerce market only leaves packaging companies with the staggering task of providing the perfectly tailored packaging designs for the products provided. “Checking All the Boxes, a study conducted in May 2014, StellaService explained that “proper package fit leaves a better impression with shoppers, saves retailers money on shipping costs, and reduces the possibility of damaged products.” Patented in 1856, corrugated paper has been used as a packaging solution for over a century.

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