Packaging materials and guidelines for international shipping
Shipping safety is our priority, and we want to ensure you are well equipped for your next order with us. Find out which is the packaging material that will best protect your items during transit and how to package the parcel or freight shipment for international shipping. The packaging will depend on the type of item you are shipping, the volume, and the goods’ sensitivity. Protect your shipment from any handling and transit shocks by adding the best packing materials for shipping your items and apply our packaging guidelines for sending parcels and freight abroad.
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External packaging materials and packaging guidelines for international shipping
Use the following packaging materials and guidelines for sending parcels and freight internationally and domestically:
Best protect your shipment by using envelopes and boxes suited to your shipment.
Use biodegradable packaging materials and contribute to reducing waste.
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Choose the suitable packaging for your unboxed, irregular or sharp items.
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Internal cushioning materials and packaging guidelines for sending parcels and freight
Choose the best packing materials for shipping any item to wrap and fill the empty voids inside the package and secure the shipment during transit. Bear in mind that in this packaging guideline for sending parcels contains the most commonly used materials for internal content support of the package.
Bubble or other wraps
You can wrap your item with plastic cushioning, paper or clothing cushioning.
Use them to fixate the inside of the cardboard box and prevent any content movement.
You can use this type of material as a great surface protection foam for the internal cushioning of the cardboard box.
Use durable brown or clear tape to secure the shipment and any loose ends of the shipment.
How to properly use packaging materials when sending parcels and freight | Packaging do & don’ts
To keep the content safe during transit, it is not only important to use the best packing materials for shipping the items or for cargo transport, but you should also bear in mind the following advice:
- Choose a box of good quality
- Select the correct box size
- Wrap each of the items individually
- Fill all the voids inside the package
- Choose a durable and robust tape
- Make sure the label is visible
- Do not use a box that cannot handle the shipment
- Do not leave empty voids inside the package
- Do not overpack or under pack the package
- Do not use the regular household tape
- Do not cover and conceal the label
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