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Packing and Shipping Tips

Guide, information, and tips on packing and shipping items so they arrive undamaged and in good condition.

Damage, Loss and Claims When Shipping

Minimizing the Risk of Damage, Loss and Claims When Shipping

Experienced sellers know how improper and insufficient packaging can increase the risk of damage, loss, and claims during shipping, which can get expensive or require a great deal of time and effort to remedy. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce these risks and ensure that your goods gets delivered on time, on budget, and in …

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eCommerce Shipping

3 Key Considerations for Efficient and Successful eCommerce Shipping

Apart from ensuring the your product actually reaches your customer without any damage, choosing the right packaging is also important to keep shipping expenses to a minimum and give a good impression for possible repeat business. Here are the 3 key considerations for efficient and successful shipping. Keep Costs to a Minimum Know whether the …

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Right Size Box for Shipping

Packing & Shipping Tip: How to Select the Right Size Box for Shipping

Boxes are the most popular containers for shipping. The hard and sturdy walls of a shipping box protect items from getting compressed when heavy packages are stacked over it during transit. Shipping boxes come in a wide range of sizes, shapes, materials and accessories to strengthen and secure them. Depending on the size, weight and …

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Packing Guideline for International Shipping

Packing Guideline for International Shipping

Shipping items abroad requires a little more care and effort than if they were being sent domestically. Remember that your package will not only be handled by your local carrier but also by your destination country‚Äôs carrier. Handling procedures and facilities differ from country to country. Packaging that may work in your domestic shipments may …

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Packing and Shipping Advise

Packing and Shipping Advise: Why reusing old boxes is not always economical

The cost of shipping items can get very expensive. This prompts many shippers to reuse old packing supplies such as boxes and envelopes to minimize expenses on packing materials. While the dumpster can be a great source of free boxes, using these found supplies is not always economical. We list down several reasons why you …

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Packing Materials for Your Shipments

Choosing the Right Packing Materials for Your Shipment

Cutting shipping costs without putting items at risk of damage is a major consideration of both big companies and small home-based businesses to optimize profits. However, using inappropriate packing materials for your shipment can lead to high costs as well as damaged goods. It is thus important to be diligent when choosing supplies used for …

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Air Bag Pouch Cushioning Material

Packing Supplies 101: Air Bag/Pouch Cushioning System

Air bag/pouches are inflatable packaging products that are designed to provide cost-effective and efficient void fill and protective packaging for a wide variety of products. Similar to bubble wrap, these relatively new packing materials are actually plastic bags and pouches with built-in columns of air to provide cushioning and protection to items. They come in …

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shipping packages

Best Practices When Shipping Packages

Apart from ensuring that items to be shipped are well-packed within their boxes and have very low chance of getting damaged while in transit, other important precautionary procedures must be observed to avoid any accidents or problems when shipping. Here are some best practices that must be taken into consideration when shipping packages. Use appropriate …

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