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Shipping Boxes – What Are The Best Types To Use?

Posted: March 19, 2019 at 7:33 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

During the time when you need to parcel something, you have to cover up that product or good item in safe packaging. It can be a box, plastic or an envelope. The courier system is very harsh that is why it can harm and damage the product one way or another. Therefore it is important to have safe packaging. You need to always make sure to choose the right type of box for the same.

Now the question arises that what type of boxes are the best for packaging and courier?

Types of boxes

  • Plastic boxes are easily available in retail stores and are good for small unbreakable good packaging. It is not good for breakable brittle items as these kinds of boxes are heavier and don’t have durability which leads to its breaking off. It is heavy and adds extra weight to your product. It has a harder surface and sharp edges which might result in damages to goods. It attracts extra costing in the parcel.
  • Cardboard boxes or corrugated boxes are flexible and can be reused and recycled. These are best for brittle items as the surface of box and item won’t collide and crack. These can be easily tailored according to the size required.
  • Wooden boxes come in various shapes and sizes and are specifically made for items like jewelry and so. It also serves the purpose of aesthetics. These can come with lids, locks, multi-depths, waterproof variants and so on.
  • Envelopes come in a variety of standard, padded, special, and etc. These add extra layers when required to pack individual envelopes inside boxes. Mostly thin items like paper, CDs and similar small products are kept in envelopes.

You can find each one of these in shops and get it from rigid box manufacturers. Every single type of packaging is easily available alongside the custom made ones.