4 Steps To Adapt to Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging Program

GET AHEAD OF THE CURVE AND MOVE TOWARDS FRUSTRATION-FREE

Packaging guidelines that improve the unboxing experience, such as Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging (FFP) initiative, have been around for years. Up until recently, most e-retailers have treated these programs as recommendations. Now Amazon is turning some of their packaging guidelines into requirements, causing current vendors to quickly …

Man standing in warehouse with pallet load of stretch film

A holistic approach to unit load containment

Finding new ways to reduce BD&L and increase efficiency

As load containment failures lead to higher breakage, damage and loss (BD&L) levels, the initial response is often to “wrap it a few more times.” That increases material costs and labor inefficiencies, and even creates extra waste for downstream supply chain partners. Often overlooked, the construction of …

Bubble Wrap®… outside of the box?

Bubble Wrap® is an incredible packaging product—versatile and protective, it’s perfect for blocking and bracing, interleaving or as a low-cost void fill.

But when you take it out of the box, it’s just as magical. Who doesn’t love popping those bubbles? Looking beyond entertainment and stress relief, Bubble Wrap® has some surprising real-world uses.

  • Instant insulation – …

THE HIDDEN POWER OF THE PALLET

Pallets are the foundation (literally) of the distribution and storage of your products—they’re called upon every day to transport your products safely to market. And they’re growing in popularity. The demand for pallets is expected to reach 1.4  billion units by 2019.*

Today’s most innovative companies are placing greater focus on pallet optimization. They know it …

Stay safe – 5 tips to live by

The warehouse is a hub of activity, and all that movement can create dangerous conditions. Here are five important tips to help you stay safe.

1. Ergonomics.
No matter if you are lifting, pulling, pushing or placing, when moving items, make sure they are between knee and shoulder height. Be extra careful around heavy or awkward …