Shipping Revolution Needs More Companies Switching To On Demand Boxes

Everybody has their reasons. Be it environmental concerns, sheer convenience or cutting-edge preferences, the way we get goods in the mail is changing and it’s for the best. We’re specifically talking about shipping here and it’s safe to say that the industry—like many other century-old traditions—is undergoing a much-needed modern revolution. One of the reasons for this shift is an on-demand service, which allows companies to design and produce custom corrugated boxes. The end result is a box that is so much more than just a box.

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Consider Custom Packaging Design To Escape Inflated Dimensional Weight Pricing

In a perfect world, everything you’ve shipped and will ever ship would fit neatly into a box. The shipment would be both affordable and convenient to send out to your customers. Dimensional weight pricing (DIM) did away with that in 2015. This new practice means shipping companies like FedEx and UPS charge by the approximate size of the package as well as its weight.

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How to achieve On Demand Packaging® perfection in eight easy steps.

The Packsize team had a great time at Pack Expo this last November. I know this is really belated, but thanks to all of you who stopped by our booth, said hi, and learned a little more about On Demand Packaging®.

But for those who weren’t there, we’d like to share the demonstration we set up at the show. With just an EM7 and a few pieces of equipment, we were able to create a mini-packaging line that can be fully operated in eight easy steps. So here’s the video, followed by some quick commentary for each step.

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6 Ways to Improve the Online Shopping Experience

Online shopping continues to rise and shows no sign of slowing down.  As the ecommerce market gets more competitive, here are some ways to improve the online shopping experience to keep customers coming back.

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What are the 8 wastes of lean?

Think about every action or movement in your supply chain. Do your customers derive value from this action? If not, that’s a waste.

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How Your Business Should Be Preparing for the Holiday Shopping Season

Is your business ready for the biggest shopping season of the year? Get ready with these helpful tips from Packsize!

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EJ Victor trusts Packsize with their most valuable products

EJ Victor is in the business of making the highest-quality furniture available on the market today. Using premium hardwoods, hand-crafted upholstery, and master craftsmen, EJ Victor uses time-honored, quality construction methods to create fine home furniture.

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What Can We Learn from Famous Custom Packaging in Movies?

Let’s take a look at the packaging of different MacGuffins in movies, and see what we can learn from them. I’ll take a moment to rate each one on three different categories and then suggest what could have made the packaging better.

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What are Dimensional Weight Charges and How Can I Reduce Them?

Boxes that weighed only a couple of pounds are now being charged as if they weighed up to 11 pounds or more.

These charges could raise your shipping costs by up to 40 percent. Have you made a plan to reduce those costs?

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