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Custom Boxes Make the Furniture Trip a Safe One From Showroom To Living Room

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Inside Logistics—The Gear Game

Packsize customer MEC goes omnichannel in this cover story for Inside Logistics. This article follows MEC as they upgrade their ERP. The story is contained on pages 16-19. Read the full story here.

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Packsize’s Smallest Machines can Handle Some of its Biggest Product Packaging Orders

The iQ Series of custom box-making machines is mainly designed for e-commerce and light manufacturing. This On Demand Packaging® machine has a small footprint and can be integrated into any warehouse space with no upfront capital equipment cost. Electrical modifications rarely need to be made due to the machine’s lower voltage requirements, making installation seamless and cost-efficient.

Cabinetry is one of the most complicated industries that Packsize regularly services. This industry requires a lot of different box sizes and an assurance that the packaging will protect the shipped item.

These two things wouldn’t seem like a natural fit, but for small to medium cabinet manufacturers, an iQ Fusion 2® can actually handle the packaging quickly and easily.

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With Amazon operations to begin in weeks, Salt Lake City mayor hopes they’ll team up with Packsize

“I’m kind of hoping, at some point, Amazon teams up with Packsize to decrease the size of their boxing,” Biskupski said. “Packsize is right here in this neighborhood — so maybe there’s an opportunity there for them to partner.” Read the full story here.

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Packsize Helps Companies Adapt To New Rapid Shipping Requirements

Delivering a package to someone drama-free depends on one of two things: A recipient home to accept the shipment or having a secure place for the courier to store the item. Since most front porches aren’t outfitted with a lockbox, parcel companies or U.S. Postal Service workers in the field must leave the item on the steps outside a home or sitting between the storm door and front door. This is less than ideal, and a recent op-ed from the retail trade publication eDelivery says that “flexible parcel delivery” is going to become standard—and soon.

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A Great Example of Product Packaging Design for Ecommerce

I recently developed something of a hot sauce addiction. It started with some basic hot wings from a local establishment, and then grew into ordering a bunch of specialty sauces online. I recently ordered a couple of sauces from Heatonist, a hot sauce company from New Jersey, and was so impressed with the way they package their ecommerce orders that I feel the need to break down everything they did right.

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iQ3™ from Packsize Resolves Big Box Problem for Ship-from-Store Retail Community

E-commerce retailers are embracing ship-from-store as a viable method to fulfill and distribute online orders from their stores rather than a distribution center. Outfitting a fully equipped shipping room at the retail storefront with the necessary materials to pick, pack and ship is now possible with the iQ3™ custom-box making machine from Packsize.

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Packages Boost Post Office’s Earnings In Predominately Parcel-driven Sector

The relationship between package-maker and package-handler is a close one. When the former puts more products in the mail, the latter benefits and nowhere is this more apparent than in the U.S. Postal Services’ 2nd Quarter financial earnings report. The data, released on May 11, 2018, shows that “Shipping and Packages” grew by 9.5 percent compared to the same period last year. That’s a $445 million increase in the packages sector, bringing 2018’s Q2 total of overall revenue to $17.5 billion.

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Packsize Offers Full Spectrum Of Shipping Solutions To Streamline Warehouse Processes

It’s called an assembly line for a reason. No matter which production task is going on inside your facility, chances are that a bunch of people are going to be involved in the preparation process. As an order makes its way from warehouse shelf to the hands of a transporter and finally to the consumer, a litany of processes unfold.

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Air Apparent: Improving Utah’s air quality

Hanko Kiessner discusses initiatives that can help clean up Utah’s air situation: “We need to stop burning natural gas in favor of heating and cooling heat-pump technology that works with electricity. And if electricity is generated with solar energy and wind, then we have a completely sustainable system.” Read the full story here.

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