USPS Changes Their DIM Weight Pricing

Dimensional weight, or DIM weight, is a pricing mechanism that applies to larger packages with lower weights. DIM weight impacts e-commerce merchants who pay for the space packages take up in a truck, as opposed to the actual weight of the package itself.

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How Eco-friendly Packaging Saves the Planet and Your Bottom Line

Hanko Kiessner, CEO of Packsize International, recently sat down with Russell Goodman, the Editor-in-Chief of SupplyChainBrain.com, to discuss the importance of eco-friendly packaging and how it relates to a company’s overall sustainability efforts. This drive for right-sized packaging will also affect your bottom line.

What follows is an adaption of that interview that has been edited for clarity. If you’d like to watch the full video, click here!

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Get the Right-sized Box with On Demand Packaging®

The term “on demand” can mean different things to different people. Some will accept that “on demand” means sooner rather than later.

Those in the business sector needing instant results want “on demand” to have a more literal definition: They make a request and it’s immediately set in motion. Packsize, which offers custom box-making machinery via a portfolio of On Demand Packaging® solutions, meets these expectations as rapid product delivery demands continue to rise.

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Ways Your Company Can Be More Sustainable

The only way for a company to become sustainable is to start today.

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The Customer’s Packaging Experience Yields a Moment of Truth for Brands

From the straw ban proposal of 2018 to a recent Lenten appeal to give up plastic packaging and disposables by the U.K.’s Church of England, a consumer packaging revival is on the rise. Excessive packaging continues to be among the most common online shopping complaints. Smart brand owners are taking notice by putting increased focus on their customers’ packaging experiences.

 

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Lessons Learned from the 2018 Holiday Season

All companies and packaging carriers are breathing a sigh of relief after the craziness of the 2018 holiday season. Post-holiday is when these groups can make sense of the mad dash they miraculously completed yet again. With this in mind, Packsize is exploring the predictions, fallout, and lessons learned from the 2018 holiday season. Since Packsize makes it possible to right-size secondary packaging with box-making machinery, companies can now address where their packaging fell short in 2018.

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No Time Like the Present—A Holiday Infographic

Right-sizing your boxes this Christmas is the frustration-free option. It reduces turn time around and leaves a smile on your customers face. In addition to right-sized boxes, Packsize can also help your customers with custom printing options to give your corrugated that extra festivity. Enjoy this infographic explaining why the world’s biggest companies are switching to custom-made boxes!
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Packaging Automation Keeps Companies In The Clear During Labor Shortages

Whether Millennials are in fact “lazy,” as far too many news pundits like to assume, is beyond the point. The real problem is that warehouses and distribution face a shortage of able-bodied workers. What’s more, those who fill up the applicant pool are either picky about where they work or ten not to apply for positions requiring manual labor. From the perspective of facility owners who need to keep conveyor belts filled with outbound items headed for delivery, not having the human hands to handle them is a problem—right? Not quite. As Packsize is quick to point out, automated machines creating the right-sized box out of environmentally-friendly packaging material is an all-around solution for those experiencing staffing and workflow problems. With the busy holiday season now on the horizon, there’s no time like the present to shift attention to automation rather than scurrying to find temporary workers who’ll only bridge the gap until Christmas is over.

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The Packaging Experience that Packsize can Deliver

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.

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Safeguard Your Orders Against Damage with Packaging Software Solutions

Best intentions occasionally fall short. It’s bound to happen but when a customer’s order is on the line, it doesn’t matter how close you came to getting it right. Shortcomings in the shipping department are inexcusable. No one is going to be happy if their order arrives damaged due to poor planning on the part of the company they ordered it from. And much of this headache can be avoided because currently-available packaging software helps eliminate damage inflicted during delivery.

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