Big Ideas for 2019: Surge in Direct-to-Consumer Shipping Impacts Protective Packaging
In 2018, a simple question – “What’s in the box?” – became more of a mystery for online shoppers coming home to a package on their doorstep. With consumers ordering a wider variety of products online than ever before, that package could contain just about anything, making the unboxing experience feel like a mystery grab bag.
After the Eggnog: What to Do With Packaging Materials After the Holiday Season
During the holidays, there are few scenes more rewarding than watching loved ones rip through wrapping paper with broad smiles and joyful exuberance. But once the sun has set on another fun family holiday, there’s the question of what to do with the mess in the living room.
How to Upcycle Your Holiday Packaging
Reduce, reuse, recycle: The core tenets of sustainable living. But how to reuse, recycle, or upcycle the holiday packaging coming your way? We’ve rounded up fresh, new ways to reuse your boxes, cards, wrapping paper, tissue paper, bows, bags, and so on. Read on!
The Implications of Color
For manufacturers and retailers, a bold splash of color isn’t just a way to make products more appealing, it’s a way to build their brands and impact profitability.
Parcel rates 2019: Looking ahead to mitigating costs
Parcel rates shift and change year after year. It can be tough to keep up with the rapidly changing parcel industry; fortunately, we’re here to help you with that!
Protecting Products During Manufacturing and Shipping Limits Toll on Environment
The holiday shopping season is in full swing. And with holiday shopping comes holiday returns.
Filmed on Location: Shielding Delicate Surfaces During Production and Shipping
When consumers see temporary protective film stuck to television screens, computer monitors, appliances and even carpeting, they might just see a glorified piece of tape. But, a lot of research goes into making that film durable and effective, and these days, it’s being asked to protect more complex surfaces than ever before.
World Kindness Day
7 Ways to start making kindness the norm in your daily life
Inspyre Good: Using Protective Packaging to Help a Greater Cause
Uzima Clean Water Mission was named from the Swahili word meaning, “to be filled and overflowing with life.” It’s a fitting designation for a charity supplying water filters that provide clean drinking water to many of the 800 million people worldwide lacking access to potable water. Built to last up to a decade, Uzima water filters not only remove 99.99 percent of the bacteria and parasites that cause waterborne diseases, they measurably improve people’s quality of life in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities.
Make Every Second Count: 5 Ways to Increase Packaging Productivity
Anyone who says, “Don’t worry, it’ll just take a second,” clearly hasn’t worked in the fast-paced world of fulfillment or eCommerce. Sure, a second in and of itself isn’t very valuable, but over the course of a day, a week, a month or an entire peak ordering season, wasted seconds quickly add up, magnifying even the smallest inefficiencies and cutting into margins in the form of lost productivity, employee wages and lost opportunity.