Shipping food and other perishables during the hot summer months can be disastrous – and messy – if perishable products aren’t packaged properly. It’s bad business if your products spoil in the back of a hot shipment truck or warehouse, or melt on your customers’ doorsteps. Before you ship, follow these best practices so your cargo arrives cool and intact.
Have you heard? Amazon’s new policy, called “Ships in Own Container” (SIOC), kicks in July 31. That means vendors who ship via Amazon can expect to pay more if their items are heavy (over 20 pounds) or large (bigger than 18” x 14” x 8”) and require Amazon to provide a protective overbox for shipment. The policy isn’t about trying
Shipping wine is as delicate a process as making the wine itself, whether you’re sending a friend a congratulatory bottle of Merlot or you’re part of the e-commerce industry that last year recorded $3 billion worth of consumer wine sales. Either way, there are a few important steps to consider before you start shipping bottles cross country. Get your legal
Our happiest customers are our longtime customers, and they make us proud when they share their shipping success stories. It was 22 years ago that our South Florida customer put the finishing touches on a wooden rocking horse he had crafted for his granddaughter living in Las Vegas. Our sales team provided the custom-sized cardboard box, bubble wrap and packaging
Online shopping is a magical experience. Surf, scroll, click and presto! Within days a box – sometimes several – appears at your doorstep. Within that box is typically another box and additional packaging material so your new socks, widget, or ingredients for that evening’s dinner arrive in safe, cushioned comfort. Ever feel a tinge of guilt about all that cardboard