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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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5 Keys to a Successful Packing Station
03 Jan

5 Keys to a Successful Packing Station

Many people greet the New Year with goals and resolutions to improve their health, happiness, and quality of life. Well, I think we'd all be better off come next December if we did the same for our packing stations. Let's throw some tinsel in with the Biodegradable loose-fill and usher in the New Year with an upgraded packing station. 1. Take control over "in-the-box" packaging materials Using too much, too little, or the wrong materials can lead to unwanted waste. It can also cause product damage. …
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5 ways air pillow systems reduce packaging costs
01 Jan

5 ways air pillow systems reduce packaging costs

What's an air pillow? An inflatable system will create air pillows used in the protecting of a product. Basically there's a roll of film mounted to the small piece of equipment that's then filled with air. The pillows or cushions are then wrapped around the product to protect against damage. See the picture below to get an idea of what we're talking about. They're like little pillows for your product to go to sleep on. So comfortable and form fitting, but these little cushions pack a big punch in …
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How void fill improves packaging efficiency (Case Study)
19 Jun

How void fill improves packaging efficiency (Case Study)

Holiday packaging problems An online retailer of a wide variety of creatively‐designed merchandise had been using the I.B. bubble on‐demand system from Sealed Air. During the company’s annual holiday peak business period, the 16 I.B. units could not keep up with the required packing output. As a result, the company had to create an “overflow” packing area with 7 additional I.B. units. Additionally, they had to keep back‐up units on site and also required one to two visits per week from a service …
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