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Which packaging solution is right for your business?

Are you new to packaging and unsure about your options? Or are you hand-packing mailers and ready for the next level? Maybe you’re growing rapidly and ready to bring in an automated solution. Exploring all your packaging solutions, at every stage of shipping, is equally as important as the product you put into the package.Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Bubble Cushion

Find the right size bubble cushion for your items based on size, weight and durability. Discover ideal bubble rolls and mailers for your package with PAC.

What size mailer do I need? Calculate the right PAC package size

At first glance, PAC mailers of varying sizes look like they all could fit the same product. Even physically placing an item on top of each mailer seems to ensure an easy fit. But finding the right size package is more involved than eyeing its size and shape. Did you know there is a mathematicalContinue Reading

Are you recycling packaging responsibly? How2Recycle can help

Sustainable packaging is environmentally responsible and adds brand value by appealing to conscientious consumers. Unfortunately, there is a lot of confusion surrounding end-of-life options for many types of packaging. Inconsistency in labeling and lack of regulation has made it too easy for companies to label their packaging as “sustainable” or “green,” when it is notContinue Reading

Pouch uses, technology, design and evolution

High performance, low waste and easy-to-brand pouches are taking over shelf space in some of the most unexpected places. What started as a fruit flavored drink in a stand-up pouch, has evolved into one of the most versatile packaging products of modern times. Pouch technology can deliver a better customer experience at a cost-effective price.Continue Reading

The Rise of Home Meal Kit Delivery & its Effect on the Cold Chain Market

Promising a home-cooked meal in less than half the time, meal kit delivery services have enjoyed a quick rise in market share in recent years. Luring in everyone from busy professionals to soccer moms with their appealing blend of no-shopping, quick prepping, clean eating goodness, these companies have placed an increased demand for innovation inContinue Reading

Five Tips to Ensure Product Integrity in Temperature-Sensitive Distribution

You employ the most stringent manufacturing processes, source the highest quality ingredients and pride yourself on product integrity, except, the fate of your product may come down to something that is completely outside of your expertise – temperature controlled transport. For temperature sensitive products, uncontrolled temperatures can quickly spoil a product, and your reputation. HereContinue Reading

The Favorable Economics of Contract Packaging

Many economists may have never spent time inside a contract packaging facility, but they understand on a deep level why outsourcing can create a superior value proposition for a goods producing company. They will anchor their case in one of the irrefutable laws of economics: comparative advantage. Often used in analyzing gross domestic product (GDP)Continue Reading

Issues with Shipping Temperature Sensitive Products

Whether you are shipping perishable pharmaceuticals, chocolates, food or flowers, it is important to remember that temperature sensitive products require careful consideration. Failure to address the unique challenges of temperature controlled transport can lead to spoiled products, loss of revenue and disappointed customers. Identifying the challenges of temperature controlled transport can help you avoid commonContinue Reading

2018 Shipping Increases & PAC Solutions

Over the past 10 years, shipping rates from all major carriers have steadily increased at an average of around 5.5 percent, mostly due to fee increases for specialized shipping. The fees are for services like third-party shipping, oversize packages and peak shipping, and they continue to rise. The other factor that has increased shipping ratesContinue Reading