Carton Sealing Solutions

4 Tips for Shipping Bulky Furniture

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 24, 2017 11:15:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Safety, Packing & Shipping Tips, Furniture

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Packing and shipping larger items like furniture is a challenge. You must take great care to protect it from getting damaged in transit. Furniture is bulky, often heavy, and rarely fits into standard sized shipping boxes.

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How to Safely Pack and Ship Glassware

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2017 11:37:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Safety, Packing & Shipping Tips, E-commerce

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Packaging and shipping glassware can seem fraught with risk. However, there are a few steps you can take to help remove the stress out of the packing and shipping process.

This post examines several tips that will help you to ensure that you safely pack and ship glassware.

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Online Furniture Buying: Exceeding Packaging and Delivery Expectations

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 13, 2016 10:03:52 AM / by Better Packages posted in Safety, E-commerce, Furniture

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Buying new furniture is a significant investment. Consumers expect that the furniture they purchase, whether from the showroom or online, will arrive at their home in pristine condition. As buying furniture online becomes more prevalent, it's critical that companies, at a minimum, meet customer’s expectations. This article explains strategic ways online furniture companies can exceed expectations in the packaging and delivery process. 

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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, Safety, Packing & Shipping Tips, E-commerce

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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, Safety, E-commerce, Furniture

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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, Safety, Packing & Shipping Tips, Fine Jewelry, E-commerce

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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, Safety, Packing & Shipping Tips

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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, Safety, Packing & Shipping Tips, E-commerce, Furniture

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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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What Are The Advantages Of Using Gummed Tape?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2016 8:50:08 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Safety, Tape Dispensers

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Millions of cartons are filled, sealed and shipped by companies large and small every day. Proper carton sealing is a critical component to ensure that each carton reaches its destination intact. While high quality plastic, pressure-sensitive tape gets the job done quickly, it is susceptible to peeling away from corrugated boxes. It doesn’t offer tamper evidence or security against pilferage. Plastic, pressure sensitive tape might be the right choice for some shipping situations, however, it’s not the ideal carton sealing solution for all.

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What Type Of Packaging Companies Use Water-Activated Tape?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 18, 2016 3:19:07 PM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Safety, Tape Dispensers

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Cartons containing heavy, fragile or expensive products need to be packed properly to ensure product protection and security. Companies from different industry groups often choose water-activated tape, also known as gummed tape, as their sealing tape of choice despite differing motivations.

When activated with water, gummed tape creates a permanent bond with the corrugated carton and provides a tamper-evident seal.

This article highlights a sampling of industries using water-activated tape in conjunction with a dispensing system called water-activated tape dispenser so you can get a better understand of whether this paper packing tape will benefit your organization.

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