As the summer heat takes center stage, we understand the temptation to slow down. However, as summer ends, the peak e-commerce season begins, and Better Packages is dedicated to ensuring your business is well-prepared. While veteran companies are familiar with the challenges this time brings, new businesses have valuable lessons to learn. As your trusted partner, we are here to share our hard-earned knowledge, guiding you through the upcoming season.
Fulfillment centers face a host of operational efficiency challenges. From rising shipping costs to ever-increasing volume, fulfillment companies must overcome these issues to remain competitive.
If you are shipping cartons directly to your customers, you know the importance of choosing proper packaging to ensure the safety of your products throughout the fulfillment process.
Whether you are starting a business or adding a new offering to your product line, it is important to consider how you will package items for shipping. In particular, the type of carton you use is crucial. Many businesses choose cardboard boxes, but are they right for your needs?
The holidays come up fast for e-commerce companies every year, and this year is no exception. That’s great news for businesses, but if you oversee the department packing and shipping those orders, it's sure to be a challenging season.
If you are tasked with ensuring that your packaging and shipping operations run smoothly and without interruption, it is critical that you keep your team supplied with the materials they need to be productive. It is also important that you do what you can to control shipping-related costs. Buying shipping supplies in bulk can help you achieve both your operational and financial goals.
Gummed paper tape, also called water-activated tape or WAT, provides many advantages over other types of packing tape, including faster application, a professional one-strip seal, enhanced security, and branding opportunity. If you’ve made the switch to gummed tape, there are best practices that can help you maximize the value of your investment.
The online retail market for aftermarket automotive parts and accessories continues to grow at a rapid rate. In fact, according to findings from Hedges & Company, auto parts sales influenced by digital is likely to grow to $152 billion by 2021. This means that the challenges associated with packaging and shipping automotive parts and supplies need to be addressed quickly and efficiently.
If you oversee a packaging and shipping operation, you know that even though we’re still enjoying late summer/early fall, the holiday season will be here in the blink of an eye. You also know that the key to profitability in the busy months ahead will be shipping efficiency and operations productivity.
Are you using packing tape (also known as plastic, pressure-sensitive tape) for sealing and shipping cartons from your warehouse? What if there were good reasons to consider an alternative? Read on to learn six good reasons to consider switching from plastic, pressure-sensitive tape to gummed paper tape (also known as water-activated tape or WAT).
If your company sells luxury goods like cosmetics, handbags, higher-end apparel and other costly items online, you face unique shipping challenges. In particular, theft is an issue that can take a bite out of your profits.