Carton Sealing Solutions

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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3 Packaging Tips When Shipping Electronics

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2017 4:39:23 PM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions

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Technology is constantly evolving and many people are eager to obtain the latest electronics. Electronics are relatively fragile and often expensive, so it's important to understand how to safely pack and ship these products. Take a look at the following tips to properly package electronics so you can prevent costly damages and returns that can occur when shipping electronic devices.

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How To Safely Ship Packages During The Holiday Season

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 23, 2016 11:15:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions, Carton Safety

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The holidays are just around the corner and that means a significant increase in online sales. In fact, eMarketer has projected that holiday e-commerce retail sales will grow 17% this year (Retail & Ecommerce, “Holiday Retail Ecommerce Sales Will Grow 17% this Year.) For the first time, digital sales will exceed 10% of total revenue. The anticipated growth translates to over a $100 billion generated from online orders from previous years and are predicted to keep rising. With so many packages being sent out for the holidays, it is vital for businesses to keep their packages safe and secure throughout the shipping process. This post focuses on how businesses and customers can safely ship packages during the holiday season. 

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Top 3 Packaging Concerns for Online Furniture Sellers

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 8, 2016 3:26:45 PM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions, Carton Safety

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The 2015 U.S. furniture market was approximately $76 billion, of which $14 billion was purchased online. Online furniture sales have grown $8.8 billion since 2009. This growth trend is expected to continue and represents both opportunities and challenges for sellers.

One major challenge online furniture sellers face is mastering the entire packaging and shipping process. Sellers need to work out the best way to package their bulky and heavy merchandise at the distribution warehouse and to transport the furniture to the customer. To ensure the furniture arrives intact, furniture suppliers and manufacturers must select the best packaging and shipping solutions. The following are three important areas of focus for the e-commerce furniture sellers.

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Protecting Your Packages: How To Ship Expensive Jewelry

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 17, 2016 9:54:10 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions, Carton Safety

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Businesses regularly shipping expensive items like jewelry understand how important it is to keep the items protected throughout the transportation process. Maintaining security can be quite challenging since the packages pass through several hands before ultimately reaching the recipient. One way to minimize this risk is to make sure you use effective shipping materials. Reducing the risk of loss or theft protects your business’ reputation and minimizes the product replacement and reshipping costs.

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Must-Have Packing & Shipping Supplies For Your Business

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 3, 2016 10:17:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions, Carton Safety

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When packing and shipping is an immense part of your business, it’s important to have the finest materials to ensure product safety and increase customer satisfaction. From boxes to tape to protective materials, it used to mean what you need depended on what you’re sending. However, with advanced shipping materials and methods, you can send all types of products regardless of weight or value. Find out the must-have packing and shipping supplies that your business needs. 

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Benefits Of Gummed Tape For Shipping Bulky Furniture

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 29, 2016 11:05:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions, Carton Safety

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Heavy furniture can be difficult to ship. Most pieces are intricate and bulky; therefore strong carton sealing solutions are needed so the furniture arrives undamaged, staying in brand new condition. Utilizing carton sealing gummed tape will protect the furniture as the water activated tape (WAT) creates a permanent bond with the corrugated carton, guaranteeing the most effective seal. This article will explain further the benefits of gummed paper tape for bulky furniture so you can ensure pristine products and excellent customer satisfaction.

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Why Water-Activated Tape Is an Ideal Fit for E-Commerce

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 26, 2016 11:45:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions, water-activated tape dispenser

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E-commerce selling has become increasingly important to customers and to businesses' revenue stream. This increase in revenue and shipping volume amplify the importance of making sure quality is paramount in all areas of the fulfillment process. Water-activated tape (also known as gummed tape, Kraft paper tape, reinforced paper tape) is designed to create superior seal on your corrugated cartons while providing advantages other carton sealing methods do not.   Better Packages’ water-activated tape dispensers offer companies peace of mind in the packaging and shipping process and also ensure customer satisfaction upon delivery.

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3 Questions To Help You Decide Between Plastic, Pressure Sensitive Tape Or Water-Activated Tape

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 13, 2016 11:30:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions, Carton Safety

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Many companies are making the switch from plastic, pressure-sensitive tape (PST) to water activated tape (WAT) to obtain a more reliable carton sealing solution. These companies realize that in order to keep the contents of their packages secure, they need a carton seal that can withstand the rigors of the shipping process. This article will discuss how you can gain the upper hand in the shipping game by discussing, in a Q&A format, the reasons why plastic packaging tape falls short in comparison to water activated tape.

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Differences Between Shipping And Moving Carton Sealing Tape

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 9, 2016 10:43:24 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Carton Sealing Solutions, water-activated tape dispenser

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You may be thinking that all tape is made the same as long as it's sticky enough to keep the corrugated carton shut. Although tape's main purpose is to adhere to and seal the carton, there are actually several differences between shipping and moving tape. These differences are important to understand, so you can decide choose the carton sealing tape will work best for your packaging and shipping application. 

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