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Shipping Hardcover Books

I received a book in the mail and it came in a rigid cardboard package. It was probably the hardest to open package I’ve ever received. There were no easy tear pull tabs, just one perforated line down the middle of the mailer. So I proceeded to rip the mailer in half along this perforation.

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E-Commerce

Santa’s Busy Helpers – Good News for the Economy

When it comes to shipping packages, no other time of year comes close to the volume shipped in the month of December. On December 13th, FedEx expects to ship 17 million packages in one day, or more than double their normal daily volume. UPS will ship close to 120 million packages the week leading up

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Packaging 101

The PACJacket System

As most people are making out a list of what they desire this upcoming holiday season, my recent list, up until last week, included the “pros” and “cons” of buying a new furnace and air conditioning system to replace the dated systems that exist in my home today. My biggest “pro” is not to spend

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Packaging 101

So You Want to Get Noticed!

If you send out various mailings to promote your business, documents, photos, and product literature try using a rigid paperboard mailer. PAC’s rigid paperboard mailers are called MailJackets. They are recycled paperboard envelopes that are strong, rigid and printable. Why would I use a Mailjacket over a traditional envelope?   Studies show that people will open a rigid document mailer over

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Packaging 101

It’s Time to Save Money!

Does your product need to be shipped in a corrugated box with tape and void fill?  If your product is a soft good, non-breakable item, or already packaged in a durable primary package it may not need to be shipped in a corrugated box.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve received an item

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E-Commerce

Choose All Three

The saying used to be “Choose Any Two” and the third one would be a consequence of your two choices.  Selecting high quality and high service would yield a high price.  If you wanted a low price formerly you would have to sacrifice either service or quality.  This is generally not true in today’s marketplace. 

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Packaging 101

A Little Stretch Wrap Will Fix That

When you think about packaging, what are the first thoughts that come to mind … boxes, cushion wrap, tape, packing paper and maybe peanuts?  But what is the one thing that is more versatile than any of those items … and most of us forget about?  Stretch Wrap.  I know, you might say, “that’s the

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Shipping

Buy Right and Save Money

There is a lot of commonality between different types of packaging, whether we are talking about packaging like the type PAC manufactures (i.e. flat and bubble poly mailers and paperboard envelopes), or other types of flexible and rigid packaging such as plastic and paper shopping bags, corrugated boxes, folding cartons, paper envelopes, plastic containers, adhesive

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E-Commerce

What do You Think of me, Your Customer?

When I get a package in the mail I am always excited! It’s funny how the quality of package my item arrives in tells me something about the company that sent it to me. A few weeks ago I received a book in a brown envelope that was not only hard to open but when

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Sustainability

Bubbleman vs. Ichiro

So I come home from work the other night and my boys are playing upstairs.  One is holding an Ichiro bobble head doll and the other is holding 2 Bubbleman bobble head dolls.  The battle was on! “Dad, who do you think will win the battle?”  …Suddenly I am in “random thoughts of a packing

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