How to ship posters?

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Let’s assume you’re just starting your poster company and that you are the one who will be purchasing the supplies, packing everything, and shipping the posters yourself. And keep in mind that “poster tubes” is just another name for “mailing tubes”, “shipping tubes”, “cardboard tubes”, and “paper tubes.” Referring to a “paper tube” as a “poster tube” is just a more specific way of referring to it.

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Every Good Mailing Tube Must Come To An End

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End Closures are the crux components at the ends of mailing tubes, paper canisters, paper cores, shipping tubes, and donation cans.

Depending on how End Closures are used, they are often called different names and made of different materials – plastic, paper, and metal are the three most common materials.

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Paper Canisters, Fiber Cans, 3 Piece Telescope Tubes – Style 1

Fiber cans & Telescope Tubes - Style 1

Primary and secondary packaging are not usually a company’s first thought when launching a new product or re-branding an existing one.

More often than not, businesses focus entirely on their product alone, forgetting about packaging and shipping until the time comes to package and ship. Little thought, if any, is often dedicated to the design of a retail canister. The paper packaging and shipping industry is where design, strategy, and innovation are the keys to successfully marketing a product, business, or person.

The goal: meet the needs of each customer by manufacturing a beautiful paper canister that protects, promotes, and does not break the bank. Read more…

Online Ordering – 3″ ID x .125″ Tape Cores & Label Cores

Online Shopping DeAnna Kane

The turn of the century brought about an explosion in technological advances and practices within the shipping industry. Industry research shows that over 65% of United States shoppers will browse online for needed products and services. The U.S Census Bureau reported that the estimated retail e-commerce sales for the year 2013 was roughly $263.3 billion. In the fourth quarter of 2013 alone, e-commerce sales rose over 3% from previous quarters tapping out at $83.6 billion. It is only natural to guess that the highest volume of online shopping occurs between Thanksgiving and Christmas. However, online shopping is usually available 24/7 giving consumers maximum accessibility when searching for products and services.

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Agricultural Bee Nesting Tubes

“Mommy, why are bees yellow and black?”

“I think that is a question you will have to ask God.”

Pause

“Okay, can we go call him now?”

 

I love that the hardworking honeybees are females and that they are usually the

only bees people see. The females gather food, create and protect the hive, clean, and

circulate the air by flapping their wings inside the hive. The Queen’s job is to simply lay

the eggs for the next generation of workers.

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