The 7 Weirdest Things People Have Sent Through the Mail

Neither rain, nor wind, nor driving snow will stop the delivery of the mail. Nor, apparently, will disgusting items; heavy items; bizarre items; or the fact that the item is a living human being. Here are some of the strangest things people have successfully sent through the mail. Children When the U.S. Postal Service began […]

7 Incredible Cardboard Boats to Inspire Your Next Project

We’ve written a few times before about the many amazing powers of cardboard. It’s sturdy; it’s lightweight; it’s recyclable; and it’s even water-resistant! Sometimes. With enough layers of paint applied to it. Today, in the spirit of summer fun, we’ve gathered together some amazing vessels assembled from little more than cardboard, tape, and hope. Sometimes […]

How Corrugated Cardboard is Saving the World

Ah, the humble cardboard box. If you’re like most people, you’ve probably handled a few of them this week, and you might even have a stash of them tucked away somewhere. Corrugated cardboard boxes are preferred by manufacturers for several reasons—they’re light, and don’t add weight to shipments; they’re surprisingly durable; and they’re easy to […]

How to Create an Unforgettable Unboxing Experience

If you’re like most online business owners, you’ve probably put a lot of time into things which will attract visitors, and convert them into paying customers. You may have spent far less time, though, on the experience that unfolds after you’ve made the sale. It’s important to remember that your customer experience continues right up […]

The Hidden Cost of Cheap Packaging

When companies are looking for ways to reduce expenses, high-quality packaging is often the first thing to go. Many business owners decide to rely on cheap boxes, tape, pallets, and interior fillers in the hopes that they’ll save on operational costs. However, cheap packaging is actually far from cost-effective. Here are four reasons why. It […]

Earth Day 2020: Environmental Reset

Earth Day 2020 is something we will all remember, even if we’re a little confused on which day today is. With most of the world’s population observing stay-at-home orders, we’re seeing an amazing impact on the environment. The canals in Venice, Italy are crystal clear, toxic gas levels have had a sharp decline, and pollution […]

Top 5 Shipping Tips for Small Businesses

So, you’ve just started your new business selling bath bombs/small-batch hot sauce/vegan soy candles/et cetera. Congratulations! Before cracking open the champagne, though, it’s important to consider the less-exciting aspect of running a small business: getting the product to the buyer. Though it isn’t very fun to think about, it’s a fact that the way you […]

Choosing The Right Container For Your Package

​Typically when it becomes time to ship an item you are faced with a variety of considerations. You need to think about the size of your item, the distance it will go, how much it weighs and how it is shaped. These factors can help you determine what kind of container to ship your item […]

How to Package Glassware for Safe Shipment

If you’ve ever had to make a big move you know how stressful planning, packing and shipping your things can be. Making sure that your items arrive to their destination in one piece can be difficult when there are so many unknown variables involved in the process. When shipping glassware, factors like clumsy movers or […]

How to Pack for a Move

If you’ve ever had to prepare a few bags for a trip you know how stressful packing can be. You want to make sure you bring the right things, that your items are organized, and that you don’t forget anything! This confusion is amplified when you’re moving to a new place. The mess of packing […]

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