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Holiday Shipping Tips

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 19, 2017 10:12:19 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions, Carton Safety, Shipping, Shipping Fragile Items, Gummed Tape Dispenser, Corrugated Cartons, packing tips

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Now is the time to gear up for the holiday shipping rush. 

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Tune up your Water-Activated Tape Dispensers Today Before the Holiday Shipping Surge Hits

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2017 12:02:42 PM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Water-Activated Tape Dispensers, Preventative Maintenance, Tape Performance, Gummed Tape Dispenser, holiday shipping, Better Pack 555 maintenance, tape dispenser maintenance

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Now is the time  t o get your water-activated tape dispensers and packaging systems in tip-top shape before the holiday rush. Last year’s holiday shipping volume was a record-breaker and there are plenty of signs that Holidays 2017 will smash through that remarkable volume.  Are your machines up to the task?

 Here are a few tips to make sure they are ready to go.

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Shipping Wine? Here are a Few Tips

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 5, 2017 12:40:47 PM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions, Shipping Fragile Items, Corrugated Cartons, packing tips, packing wine, product safety, shipping wine

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Shipping wine can be a delicate and tricky business.  Since a 2005 decision by the Supreme Court, more and more states have allowed out-of-state licensed wineries and wine brokers to ship wine.  In fact, only five states (Delaware, Kentucky, Alabama, Oklahoma and Utah) now prohibit the inter-state shipment of wine, according to the Wine Institute, the advocacy group for California’s wineries and affiliated businesses.

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How the Well-Dressed Box Brings Repeat  E-Commerce Customers

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2017 10:57:01 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions, eCommerce, Packaging Tips

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Looking for a way to engage e-commerce customers and bring them back for a second time?  Make sure that opening the package is an experience they won’t forget. Packages that tell you brand's story can enhance the user experience and bring them back for more. 

 

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How Does Water-Activated Tape Work?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 1, 2017 11:00:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Tape Performance, Packer Productivity, Protection against Pilfering

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Water-activated tape is often the best solution for your shipping department for increasing productivity, improving safety, and deterring theft. Not everyone is familiar with water-activated tape and therefore many people default to using plastic, pressure-sensitive plastic tape to seal their cartons. Here is some helpful information on water-activated tape.

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Choosing the Best Water-Activated Tape Dispenser for Your Business

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 21, 2017 12:53:04 PM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Water-Activated Tape Dispensers

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You’ve decided it’s time to switch to water-activated tape to seal your cartons. Now it’s time to choose a water-activated tape dispenser that will meet your business’s needs. When you tally the advantages of switching to water-activated tape, including increased productivity, reduced employee fatigue, carton security that results from the tamper-evident bond, and branding ability, it’s easy to see why the tape change makes sense for so many organizations.

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How to Improve End-of Line Warehouse Packing Efficiency

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 18, 2017 3:30:00 PM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packaging Tips

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Warehouse managers are always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to improve their processes and to make their operations more efficient. Better efficiency can mean several things; improved productivity, faster customer service, and ultimately, increased profitability.

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7 Reasons to Make the Switch to Water-Activated Tape

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 28, 2017 8:37:48 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape

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Are you using packing tape, also known as plastic, pressure-sensitive tape, for sealing and shipping cartons from your warehouse? If so, perhaps you think this approach is working just fine. However, what if there are good reasons to consider an alternative? Read on to learn seven good reasons to consider switching from plastic, pressure-sensitive to reinforced, gummed tape [also known as water-activated tape (WAT)].

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The Successful Shipping Manager: Picking and Packing

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2017 3:38:01 PM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape

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As a shipping manager, you need a variety of skills to master the complex task of making sure your company’s orders are shipped and delivered safe and on-time. To be successful in this position, you must be well-versed in budgeting and reporting, organized, have good leadership skills and communicate well. Increasingly, a shipping manager must be comfortable working with information systems and reporting to management on activities and issues.

This blog focuses on the picking and packing portion of the shipping manager’s job. A business can receive many benefits by focusing on picking and packing including increasing worker productivity and enhancing security. Read this blog to learn about picking and packing and the successful shipping manager.

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How Can Gummed Tape Benefit My Business?

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 15, 2017 11:29:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions

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What is your company’s goal when shipping products? It is to make sure the products inside the corrugated cartons are delivered in perfect condition. If you are successful, your customers are satisfied and your company’s costs are reduced.

To keep your products protected, you’ll need a versatile sealing solution so your cartons can withstand the shipping process and your business can run cost-effectively. Sealing solution elements to consider include harsh handling treatment, theft, productivity, and branding. One sealing product, reinforced water-activated tape, also known as gummed tape, is uniquely suitable to stand up to the shipping challenge. This post highlights how gummed tape can benefit your business.

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