Basic Packing Guidelines

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Follow the below infographic to determine basic packaging guidelines.  Whether you’re shipping clothes or candy use the below guidelines to help pack everyday things that are no really fragile, easily breakable, or perishable.

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Corrugated Boxes

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Corrugated fiberboard boxes account for over ninety percent (90%) of all shipping containers. There are many different styles of corrugated fiberboard boxes, each with its own strengths. Some provide better cushioning, compression strength, and puncture resistance while others are easier to load and close. The most common style of container is the Regular Slotted Container…

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Packing Best Practices

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General Packaging Practices Secure all moving or mechanical parts on the item as recommended by the manufacturer. Remove (with your customer’s approval) handles or knobs or anything else that protrudes. Tape all caps on liquids. Pack the item in a plastic bag. Use letter packs only for documents. Remove toner and ink jet cartridges from…

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