Express Packaging_Ways to Reduce Packaging Waste and Cost

Ways to Reduce Packaging Waste and Cost

Close to 100 Billion boxes are produced and used each year within the United States. That’s a lot of boxes that companies and individuals are purchasing in order to send packages to various destinations throughout the globe. The question that remains in the face of this staggering statistic is, “have you begun to reduce your package waste and costs, or are you still spending too much money on shipments?”

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Custom Box: Overlap Slotted Container (OSC) & Full Overlap Slotted Container (FOL)

Why An Overlap Slotted Container May Be Right For Your Packaging Needs

For the vast majority of packaging applications,  the standard “Half Slotted Container” (HSC) is the right choice. It’s sturdy, fast to fold into place, and it’s sealed with a quick swipe of the tape gun. But what about those instances where you need something a little more robust? Enter the “Overlap Slotted Container” (OSC) and its variation, the “Full Overlap Slotted Container” (FOL).

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Custom Box: Half Slotted Container (HSC)

A Sturdy Box That’s Slightly Different From The Regular Slotted Container

Every box design serves a purpose and sometimes many. The half-slotted container (HSC) is no exception to this rule. In one of our previous posts, we talked about the most familiar and widely used type of cardboard container — the regular slotted container (RSC). It’s the kind with equal-sized flaps — both on top and bottom — that meet without overlapping. Similar to the RSC, the half-slotted container has the same kind of bottom flaps. But it’s also significantly different.

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Custom Printed Boxes

Custom Printed Boxes Give Your Shipped Products a Truly Impactful Appearance

Customer loyalty doesn’t come easy these days, and customers more and more are expecting a valuable and memorable experience at every step of their purchase process. From an attractive-looking website to an intuitive and easy-to-use online shopping portal, an inviting brick and mortar retail location, not to mention well-designed and desirable products, your brand needs to be shown in the best possible light to earn repeat customers.

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4 Tips for Successful Holiday Shipping

With Christmas around the corner, now is crunch time for holiday orders. Consumers want their gifts to arrive in time to put under the tree, and few things can erode brand loyalty like a late or botched shipment. Fortunately, if you take a few precautions on the front end, you can be the holiday hero, in turn ensuring satisfied (and repeat) customers. Here are some examples:

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Green Packaging

Making Green Packaging Choices in Business Practices Takes Thoughtfulness

Business leaders understand the value of making green choices in business practices in the 21st century. Concerned company owners continually search for new ways to make sustainable choices in their business practices, wondering where they can make the best choices regarding environmental impact for now and the long-term.

The packaging of goods at every level—from business-to-business to business-to-consumer and beyond—is essential to modern life, but there are definitely companies that work diligently to create the most sustainable packaging possible. These companies do their research to find and use green-friendly materials, equipment, construction practices and material waste disposal methods.

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