October 19, 2012
Efficient, Sustainable Packaging for Better Shipping
One of the biggest perks about custom packaging is that it improves on the efficiency and safety of shipping. Efficiency is something that makes a business better, as well as reducing the impact that they have on the environment.
A lot of time and resources go into the average shipping process. You not only have to box your item and get the right postage for it, but there is also a cost involved in the fuel that is going to be used in transition–not to mention the boxes themselves. One of the sad facts about shipping in any industry is that a lot of boxes are merely thrown away rather than being recycled or reused.
This is why efficiency is such a positive thing for the shipping process. Custom packaging allows you create a box that is a perfect fit, saving a bit of cardboard with each shipment. The reduced size and weight is also going to save you money, as well as taking up less resources overall.
Shipping will likewise be quicker, and will be better at ensuring that your sent items arrive at their destinations safely. The increases in efficiency are universally positive, especially the way that the more efficient packages are more green-friendly.
Historically speaking, a lot of companies have had to make the choice between being environmentally friendly or committed to their profits. Rather than make it all about one or the other, blending the two seems like progress in the right direction, leading to a more efficient, greener future.