Carton Sealing Solutions

Helpful Tips for Ordering Packaging Supplies in Bulk

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 18, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packing & Shipping Tips

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If you are tasked with ensuring that your packaging and shipping operations run smoothly and without interruption, it is critical that you keep your team supplied with the materials they need to be productive. It is also important that you do what you can to control shipping-related costs. Buying shipping supplies in bulk can help you achieve both your operational and financial goals.

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How to Use Gummed Tape Most Effectively for Shipping

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 11, 2019 10:15:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packing & Shipping Tips

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Gummed paper tape, also called water-activated tape or WAT, provides many advantages over other types of tape, including faster application, a professional one-strip seal, enhanced security, and branding opportunity. If you’ve made the switch to gummed tape, there are best practices that can help you maximize the value of your investment.

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Automotive E-commerce Growth & The Challenge of Packaging

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 28, 2019 10:40:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Automotive, Packing & Shipping Tips, E-commerce

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The online retail market for aftermarket automotive parts and accessories continues to grow at a rapid rate. In fact, according to findings from Hedges & Company, auto parts sales influenced by digital is likely to grow to $152 billion by 2021.

This means that the challenges associated with packaging and shipping automotive parts and supplies need to be addressed quickly and efficiently.

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Get Productive and Efficient for the Holidays with WAT

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 16, 2019 10:46:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packing & Shipping Tips

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If you oversee a packaging and shipping operation, you know that even though we’re still enjoying late summer/early fall, the holiday season will be here in the blink of an eye. You also know that the key to profitability in the busy months ahead will be shipping efficiency and operations productivity.

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6 Reasons to Make the Switch to Water-Activated Tape

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 4, 2019 10:03:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packing & Shipping Tips

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Are you using packing tape (also known as plastic, pressure-sensitive tape) for sealing and shipping cartons from your warehouse? 

What if there were good reasons to consider an alternative

Read on to learn six good reasons to consider switching from plastic, pressure-sensitive tape to gummed paper tape (also known as water-activated tape or WAT).

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How WAT Helps Prevent Theft in Luxury Shipping

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 26, 2019 11:28:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packing & Shipping Tips, Fine Jewelry

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If your company sells luxury goods like cosmetics, handbags, higher-end apparel and other costly items online, you face unique shipping challenges. In particular, theft is an issue that can take a bite out of your profits.

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Heavy Packages? Paper Packing Tape Has the Strength You Need

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 16, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packing & Shipping Tips

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The shipping stream can be a very unforgiving environment. Every package faces a variety of forces in transit. If your company ships heavy items, those forces are amplified, which can increase the likelihood that a carton seal will fail.

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How to Ship Bicycles: Keep These Tips in Mind

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 12, 2019 10:19:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Sporting Goods, Packing & Shipping Tips

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Summer has arrived and the weather is right for a bike ride. Consequently, bicycle retailers are seeing an increase in orders. That’s the good news. However, shipping bicycles poses some unique challenges.

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How to Decide on 3 Key Types of Shipping Materials

[fa icon="calendar'] May 20, 2019 10:24:39 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Tape Dispensers, Packing & Shipping Tips

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A company’s shipping practices can have a significant impact on its success. From customer satisfaction to how shipping costs impact your bottom line, there are many factors to consider. This includes your choice of shipping materials.

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How to Protect Your Business with Shipping Insurance

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 21, 2019 9:02:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packing & Shipping Tips, E-commerce

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For e-commerce businesses, lost, stolen, and damaged packages represent a cost that, if not controlled, can cripple a company. How common is it that a shipment doesn’t arrive at its intended destination in good condition? Shipping companies are, of course, reluctant to share these types of stats. But, it’s safe to say that undesirable outcomes occur frequently.

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