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The Importance of Right-Sizing Your Packaging

Don’t oversize your package, right-size it! When it comes to choosing a shipping package, bigger doesn’t mean better. Bulky corrugated boxes with infill material are wasteful and expensive. It’s time to say Good-bye to the corrugated box and Hello to a new generation of efficient packaging materials that provide product protection and come in aContinue Reading

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

PAC Worldwide featured in the Puget Sound Business Journal

We are proud to share an exciting piece written about PAC Worldwide by the Puget Sound Business Journal! Leader of the pack: Jim Boshaw has grown his family’s business into a $155M enterprise Jim Boshaw would like to say his company’s success was all by design, but he’s the first to admit that a bigContinue Reading

Time for a Packaging Audit?

Okay, you made it through the end of the year rush and holiday blitz and have had a couple of days to sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labor. I hope you enjoyed the brief respite because now it is time to get back to work and figure out how you can makeContinue Reading

#packaging101 Why wicket style bags versus individual converted bags in cartons?

By having the bags positioned on Wickets, it allows the packers to load shipments approximately 20% faster reducing labor costs and increasing load rates.  

#packaging101 Why do truck load pallet positions vary between sizes of mailers?

On average, we can load 24 pallets per truck, however some mailer cartons have more overhang on pallet edges and leads to 22 pallets per truck.  Some have no overhang at all and allows us to load 26 pallets positions per truck.