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  1. Types Of Printing

    Types Of Printing In Packaging Industry

    Being new to printing could be an overwhelming experience, especially if you do not have any knowledge of the printing industry and the different types of printing services. All of these services have their pros and cons. There are some types that are perfect for short print runs while there are some types that are best suited for low-volume runs.

    Choosing the perfect printing service can be a little difficult and confusing at times. This is why we have given a comprehensive guide that will help you understand the different types of printing and their costs.

    Offset Printing

    If you are looking for high volume high graphics print runs, offset printing will prove to be the best choice for you. Offset lithography printing is another term that offset printing is known by. If you compare the printing quality of offset printing with any other printing service, you will discover that offset printing is infinitely better.

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  2. E-commerce Shipping and Packaging


    E-commerce Shipping & Packaging - Best Practices, Solutions, and Strategies


    If you run a successful e-commerce business, you do everything in your power to make sure that your customers are always satisfied.

    One of the most impactful steps for growing your business on the internet is having sound e-commerce shipping and packaging strategy. A simplistic approach to shipping is often practiced by businesspersons who are relatively new to the e-commerce game. They either offer free across the board shipping or they show unmodified FedEx or Bluedart rates.

    In order to differentiate themselves, strategic shipping options are used by most merchants in order to enhance their margins of shipping.

    All of this requires a lot of teamwork and coordination between the numerous teams present within your organization. Your fulfillment team, your marketing team and everyone in between should coordinate completely.

    Making a good shipping strategy ensures

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  3. Product Packaging

    Product Packaging

    It has become almost impossible to imagine what our lives will be like without the many benefits of packaging. Yet as our global population grows in size and affluence, our collective demand for packaging materials will increase drastically.

    We need packaging to store and transport our products, to protect valuable goods, pass information to consumers and to preserve our food. The primary function of packaging, both in terms of functionality and sustainability, is to protect the product. However, energy and material consumption are raising giving rise to the need for packaging in the industry. This means that products and their packaging are designed from a systems perspective in order to meet demands of consumers.

    Packaging is not only about designs; it is also about business models or business opportunities. If a large percentage of your products are damaged or spoiled due to poorly designed packaging, it will cause great negative impact on your products.

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  4. A Guide to Selecting the Right Shipping Box for Your Product

    Goods make the world go round, and one of the key things that can help make a product turn into a bonafide success is the packaging: get it wrong and the consequences could be drastic. Because after all, first impressions are everything these days. Keep in mind that your customers' experience with your brand is not just limited to your online presence; it goes way beyond that and covers the in-person experience with your product. And before they even get a chance to see your product, what they will be met with is the box that the product comes in.

    Maybe it is a plain brown box with the company's logo on it, or maybe it is an eye-catching, high-quality package with impressive designs. Regardless, e-commerce merchants who wish for their brand to stand out must incorporate their business identity into each shipment.

    The variety of packaging solutions

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  5. A Complete Guide to Shipping Options - Everything You Need to Know

    Shipping supplies come in a range of sizes and shapes, and the right choice can significantly minimize shipping expenses and boost your bottom line. As an online retailer, one of the key aspects of your business is to ensure that your products reach your customers without damage, thus helping reduce returns, which then translates to higher profitability, as does picking the right type and size of mailing envelopes and shipping boxes.

    The biggest challenge that any shipping company faces is finding the ideal and most protective combination of packing and shipping supplies in order to ship products safely and at the lowest possible cost. Since shipping is the point where a client finally gets to experience your product personally, it is critical to map out a well-defined shipping strategy. Since the shipping world is a complex one, especially when

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  6. Common Shipping and Packaging Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Shipping Errors

    Common Shipping and Packaging Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Packaging and shipping are essential when you have an e-commerce business, and savvy retailers know that it involves much more than merely sending a box. The way you package and ship your items can create a "wow" factor for customers, thereby driving sales and enhancing your brand image. However, it can also be quite costly and complex as you try navigating things like accessorial charges and service level.

    Shipping represents more than just a way of getting your goods delivered to your customers' door. It is a calling card that demonstrates your dedication to quality as well as customer service. Steering clear of a few common pitfalls that come along with shipping and packaging can give you a competitive edge by allowing you to save money and time, getting your products to their destination in the best condition possible and informing your valued customers that you understand and respect their needs.

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  7. Packaging Tips

    Tips

    Ecommerce Packing Supplies

    Do I have a Plan? India’s eCommerce leaders like Flipkart & Amazon stock & sell millions of SKUs online. Their products size ranges from thumbnail size micro SD card to huge appliances. Yet they somehow only use less than 30 different sizes of boxes to ship! They have done a great deal of research into coming up with the right size boxes that will minimize both packaging and shipping costs. So should you. Plan exactly what is required for the packaging of each product. Before the peak season starts you should know exactly the average time that it takes to pack each product. Remember you cannot improve it if you cannot measure it! After you know the TAKT time for packing you can start improvising and experimenting with different processes and equipment to speed up this process. Doing this will help you be better prepared for the dispatching of orders and lead times of peak time orders.

    Do I know the peak demand? Many great ideas fail t

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  8. Packaging for Internartional Shipping

    Packaging for International Shipping

    Packaging for International Parcels?

    When it comes to exporting items out of India, it is imperative we pay extra attention to packaging. The marginally higher effort and cost we spend in selecting the right packaging pays dividend in the long run by reducing the chances of damage in overseas transit. You should take extra care in arranging their delivery as they will be travelling a long way. One of the best ways to ensure your goods will be handled properly is to use reliable and well-known courier companies, but all said the right packaging can make all the difference. Here are some tips from U-Pack to help you plan your international shipments.

    Choosing Right Packaging

    Depending on the shape and size of the items being exported, certain packaging materials will be more

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  9. How to choose the right packaging materials U-Pack

    Packaging Materials U-Pack

    Choosing the Right Basic Packaging Materials Online

    Whether you are a business owner who ships products locally and internationally or a simple homeowner who has to move to a new house in a nearby city or state, you have to understand the importance of using only the right basic packaging materials available. These materials are primarily designed to ensure the safety and security of the belongings you have through the use of the needed packaging materials for the duration of either long distance or local transport. Using the best choice of packaging supplies is sure to aid in reducing the chances that your things will get damaged while being transported.

    A wide array of packaging & shipping supplies are made available these days by numerous companies specializing in the industry and may include some essential products such as packaging boxes, bags, tapes, sheets and rolls and so on. Here are some of the basic packaging materials that you can purchase through the web:

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  10. Types of Corrugated Boards

    Types of Boards

    What is corrugated board?

    Corrugated fiberboard is a generic term that includes all types of heavy-duty paper that can include card stock, paperboard, and corrugated fiberboard. However, when the average person thinks about cardboard, the first image that pops into their head is likely corrugated fiberboard. Corrugated cardboard is made by gluing a flat sheet of paper to a wavy sheet of paper. All corrugated cardboard have a wavy texture when viewed from the side.

    What types of corrugated boards are available?

    • Single Face Liner —Doesn’t have the durability that other types of corrugated packaging materials have, but is very cheap to produce and can pro
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