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Published on: 20 Feb 2017 by sophia-addison

Get To Know Different Types Of Boxes

When it comes to packaging, there are endless articles out there all advising you how to do it right. Though you may have diligently read them from end-to-end, chances are you have forgotten what most of it said. Which ends up defeating the purpose in the first place. Having said that, what you should bear in mind, is that as long as you get the right equipment for your packing needs that is half the battle won. Mainly this refers to picking the right boxes. Though you may feel like it does not need much of your time, actually if you do bother, you will see just how much easier the entire process can be. Nothing too complicated, just learn to differentiate between the types so you will not be too confused when you look for them. 


These self-locking boxes are some of the most convenient and handy ones out there. They mainly suit the transportation of smaller items and they are quite easy to setup as well. Once they have been done up, you will find that the style of the box is quite sturdy and will be able to withstand the rigours of the post. Furthermore, producing this particular style of box is actually much less wasteful so it is seen as a lucrative option. It comes in different types of board and can include 2 colour prints too if necessary.

 Box and Lid

Aside from window boxes ,these are probably some of the most common box options you would have seen out there, especially in retail stores and probably even at your office. This too is yet another one that is cost-effective to produce since it results in minimal wastage. However, you do have to go through the trouble of reinforcing the corners with tape or other methods to ensure the box holds out for packaging. Otherwise, they may give way from the weight and damage the content within. So just bear that in mind. 


These are ideal for when you need to move many items at once say when moving house or for business purposes. Whilst some of these can be tailor-made to fit the exact description of your product which is extremely beneficial if you need them for manufacturing or retail purposes, you can also buy them directly from a store without a problem. These boxes come in a range of fluting options, which means that they vary in thickness and strength. They tend to come flat for easy portability, you just need to pop them up and tape it very well both at the bottom and the top.

Why Is It Important?

As much as you might be tempted to simply waltz into the store and grab anything you see to be done with it, it does pay to put in some time. It is important to understand the different types of boxes because you have to think about things like shipping costs, other moving costs, convenience and weight. You also want to make sure that the boxes selected are best suited for the items you want to move if you want utmost safety for them.


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