How Holiday Shipping Affects the Environment

The 2017 holiday saw more people shopping online than in any previous year. While the final numbers aren’t yet in, USPS expected to ship 850 million packages, while UPS forecasted 750 million packages. This massive number of boxes means that a lot of cardboard and empty space is being shipped as well.

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10 Common LTL Accessorial Fees, and How You Can Avoid Them

LTL accessorial fees may be costing you more in shipping goods. With permission from Unyson, we wanted to share with our Packsize customers how to save money on common Less-Than-Truckload accessorial fees.

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Product Packaging Design: A Reliable Way To Avoid Shipping Risks

After eyeing a product online, committing to a purchase and waiting patiently for its arrival, few things are more disappointing than discovering that the item was damaged during shipping. We understand that mistakes happen, but getting a refund or replacement can be a real hassle. Those with limited free time are even more disadvantaged.

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Invasion of the Corrugated Frightmares

It started off innocently. I ordered a DVD online, then a watch from China. But online shopping was so easy to do, but that’s when the Corrugated Frightmare began.


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Why Corrugated Cardboard is the Best Packaging Material

The Iroquois had a saying: “In every deliberation, we must consider the impact on the seventh generation…even if it requires having skin as thick as the bark of a pine.” This was called the Great Law of the Iroquois, and it’s something we can adapt today to discuss sustainability.

Essentially, we need to ask ourselves if what we’re doing today will be sustainable seven generations down the line.


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Neil deGrasse Tyson is Wrong (about using spheres as packaging)

Guys, I know this is a potentially inflammatory title. Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of the most famous scientists in the United States, and if you ever listen to Star Talk or watch Cosmos, you know he’s a pretty smart guy.

But we have to disagree with him on a point he made in an article he wrote in the 90’s, and has since reiterated in a recent interview.

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Smarter Packaging for a Healthy Planet is a Way of Life

Packsize was founded on the idea that companies don’t have to sacrifice revenue or quality to bring their customers sustainable products. Today, we’re proud to say that we provide superior corrugated packaging at competitive prices, while providing savings in 11 different ways.

Today is Earth Day, so we wanted to take a moment to share a few resources that can help you and your business be more sustainable.

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Global Green Packaging Market to Reach $207.5 Billion by 2022

The global green packaging market will grow significantly over the next six years, according to a new report released by Allied Market Research. The market size is expected to reach $207.5 billion by 2022.

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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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3 Problems Online Furniture Stores Face (And How to Resolve Them)

The rise in online furniture sales offers both new opportunities and challenges for furniture manufacturers and e-tailers. Furniture is often large, heavy and bulky; efficiently packaging these products and delivering them to customers can be a challenge. Here are three common furniture packaging problems and how to overcome them.

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