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Aug. 30 2018
The continued growth of e-commerce – which reached an all-time high of more than $2 trillion worldwide last year – has changed how brands should look at the packout part of the fulfillment... View More
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Aug. 16 2018
It’s not easy being small. Retail small businesses face numerous challenges from cash flow to managing inventory, and the demands of e-commerce make packing and shipping a major pres... View More
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Aug. 7 2018
Ah, packaging. Remember the good old days, when as long as a product was protected in its box, it didn’t really matter what the packaging looked like? How things have changed! Now, not only does... View More
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Aug. 7 2018
In our instant-everything world, customers want orders ASAP and at the lowest cost possible. This is becoming increasingly harder to do as parcel growth is expected to continue rising 17 to 28 p... View More
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July 23 2018
In the world of packaging, size definitely matters. Given the variables at play and the ever-changing, ever-increasing UPS and FedEx surcharges, this can be a very frustrating side effect of small-par
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July 9 2018
Going up against mega online retailers can be a daunting prospect for brick-and-mortar shops that can’t easily slash prices or eat the cost of free shipping, but being a little fish in the giant... View More
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June 25 2018
When you think about what type of packaging is needed to protect items during shipment, it’s a good bet that you factor in cost and, potentially, labor productivity. Without question, these are impo
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May 8 2018
I’ve compiled five effective practices that we, and our medical device customers, have used to reduce the environmental impact of shipping-related waste. These small steps can make a big difference.... View More
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April 27 2018
The marketplace is more saturated than ever before, and as a result, businesses are under constant pressure to make an impact on the average consumer. Of course, you’ll need to ensure your product... View More
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Feb. 19 2018
Anyone who shops online has had this experience: A big parcel carrier truck pulls up to your house, spewing CO2. They drop a large package on your porch. You open it up only to find the tiny pro... View More
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Feb. 5 2018
The e-commerce supply chain, for all its sophistication, is a violent place if you are a carton that must get from point A to Point B. You are handled by many people who may throw you around without m
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Nov. 1 2017
As a small- to medium-sized business (SMB), you’ll have hundreds of things on your mind. Reducing costs and being more environmentally friendly is likely to be high up on your list (after the never-
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Oct. 19 2017
November and December can be the two most profitable months for e-commerce companies, resulting in shipping volume increases and driving 30% more e-commerce revenue than any other time of year... View More
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Sept. 15 2017
Most likely, packaging is not the first place to look for operational savings. Perhaps it should be, even if packaging is not your specific responsibility. Inefficient packaging design can add n... View More
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Sept. 5 2017
For many retailers, the packing arena is a battleground they face every day. Not only do they want their packaging to stand out among the millions of parcels being shipped daily, but they also w... View More
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July 18 2017
Technology is constantly evolving, and many people are eager to obtain the latest electronics. Electronics are relatively fragile and often expensive, so it's important to understand how to safely pa... View More
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May 18 2017
Environmentally Friendly Packaging & the Impact on Customer Satisfaction In recent years, almost every business has aimed to become as environmentally friendly as possible, whether that be by usi... View More
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May 17 2017
UPS and FedEx’s recent carrier dim weight rate changes have prompted shippers to look for new ways to cost-effectively optimize carton-packing processes. The latest generation of cartonization softw
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