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4 Cost-Saving Packaging Tips for Your Business

Packaging is one of the most important elements of your business strategy. Your packaging strategy ensures your products are delivered to customers on time and in good condition. However, without careful planning and execution, packaging and shipping can cost your business extra money in returns, damages, and extra fees. Here are some expert tips to start saving money on your business’s packaging:

Minimize packaging and shipping mistakes

Late, inaccurate, or damaged packages can lead to unhappy customers and expensive fees for replacement items and returns. Don’t skimp on the quality of packing materials, boxes, and labels to avoid damaging your products during the shipping process. If you’re struggling to fulfill and ship orders on time, partnering with a professional packaging service can help you get organized and expedite your packaging processes.

Find the right fit

Avoid “shipping air” by using packaging that fit your product while minimizing excess space. Boxes that are too large or bulky can also result in damaged products. Experiment with different types of containers or boxes to ensure your products are protected and minimize any empty space.

Use the best materials

Another way to avoid extra shipping fees is by using quality packing materials. While it may seem economical to reuse boxes or packing materials, ensure you don’t cause unnecessary damage by cutting corners.

Hire a professional packaging service

One of the easiest solutions to your packaging and shipping headaches is to partner with a professional packaging service. A professional industrial packaging service such as Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries can help you find a packaging solution that fits your budget. With a dedicated workforce powered by human intelligence, Ohio Valley Goodwill provides a flexible packaging service that can adjust to any changes your business requires.

No matter the size of your packaging needs, Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries is here to help. For over 100 years, our Industrial Services Division has provided packaging solutions for businesses in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and Southeast Indiana. Best of all, your partnership supports Ohio Valley Goodwill’s greater mission to provide meaningful employment to individuals with disabilities in our community. Contact us today to learn more about our services and take a free tour of our facilities.