March 11, 2019
The journey that packages take from the warehouse to your house will be quite demanding at times. There will be bumps in the road, turbulence in the air, cramped quarters, wet weather and slips and falls. All of these factors can shake, stir and damage the contents of a poorly-protected package during its global journey. That’s why Packsize, which has introduced the revolutionary On Demand Packaging system, is developing additional offerings meant to meet International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) performance test expectations. Packsize test facilities are not only coming up with ways to hit these benchmarks, but doing so with items of all shapes, sizes, weights, and other odd dimensions.Read More
February 11, 2019
Almost a third of all municipal solid waste is packaging. Amazon’s “Frustration-Free Packaging” (FFP) is one of those programs trying to reduce waste, and November 2018 marked its 11th anniversary. With that in mind, let’s take a second to talk about Frustration-Free Packaging and why it matters.Read More
October 22, 2018
Packaging is a source of frustration…and the source of a lot of garbage. Nearly one-third of all trash produced in the US is packaging waste. It’s so much more omnipresent than many of us realize, and it’s important to make sure it’s as frustration-free as possible.Read More
April 4, 2018
While conducting research for An In-Depth Guide to Box Maker’s Certificates, a November 2017 Packsize post, we came across additional information about how to ship hazardous materials in fiberboard boxes. Here, we will explain required testing and the associated markings that you will need to include on your packaging. This information can also be found on the U.S. Electronic Code of Federal Regulation Title 49.Read More
February 20, 2018
Imagine what would happen if corrugated cardboard disappeared tomorrow. Yeah, it makes about as much sense as the premise of NBC’s Revolution (2012), but just play along for the purpose of this post.
How does your daily life change?Read More
February 7, 2018
Do you know just how much your business can save on by utilizing Packsize’s packaging design software? The largest companies worldwide including Staples have made the switch to using Packsize software for two simple reasons: They’ve created more time and space, resulting in more profitability.
November 16, 2017
Back in 2012, Packsize posted a blog post titled, “Do you need a Box Maker’s Certificate?” To this day, we still get questions regarding Box Maker’s Certificates. This article is to address how to get information about Box Maker’s Certificates, the requirements for having a certificate, and additional regulations relating to shipping fiberboard corrugated boxes.Read More
October 3, 2017
For companies tasked with getting products directly from their production lines and into the hands of the consumer, there’s often no better way to cut down on costs than by using on demand custom boxes. Having custom boxes for each order is revolutionary and is changing the way shipments are made. By utilizing a custom box-making machine, companies will now have access to a device that can create several custom packages.Read More
August 17, 2017
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.