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What To Know When Purchasing Plastic Liners For Storage Drums

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If you have storage drums that you use for storing things, throwing trash away, or pretty much any purpose, you may want to invest in plastic lines for those storage drums. If you’re fairly new to purchasing plastic liners that are supposed to be used with storage drums, be aware of the following things. They Come in Different Sizes As you might already know from your experience with storage drums, many standard-sized storage drums hold 55 gallons. Read More»

Which Hazardous Materials Can You Ship?

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Shipping hazardous material may seem like something that you cannot do. The truth is that you can actually ship a variety of materials that are otherwise considered hazardous or dangerous.  The following are some of the different items you can actually ship through some shipping companies. Explosives While there are many explosives that are not fit to be shipped, there are actually a few explosives that you may be able to ship if you are sure to label it as hazardous. Read More»

Why It's Important to Package Hazardous Materials Properly

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If your business works with hazardous materials, such as if you sell hazardous materials to other businesses that need them, then you may have to worry about packaging and shipping these materials on a regular basis. If this is the case, it is important to make sure that you package hazardous materials properly. Of course, the right way of packaging hazardous materials is going to depend on the types of materials that you’re packaging and what you will be doing with those materials. Read More»

How To Avoid Mishaps When Using A Freight Company

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Working with a freight company is the best way to ship your cargo to another country. However, there are steps you can take as a customer that can make the job of the freight company easier and avoid unnecessary delays. Provide Accurate Information When you are working with a freight company for the first time, you will want to provide the most accurate information that you can. Make sure that the fright company knows about the dimensions that you will be shipping your products in. Read More»

Why Limited Packaging Should Be Your Ultimate Goal

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You have this great product that you want to sell and ship. Most companies do, but the problem is that the available box packaging from post offices and other shipping companies does not quite fit what you are selling. You absolutely can find a custom packaging company to design shipping packaging for this product. You should consider dimensional limits on your custom packaging as you begin working with a package designer. Read More»

Maximize Business Profits Using The Correct Shipping Materials

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From boxes to bubble wrap, the materials you use to protect and ship the products you sell all have an impact on your overall profit. Even a few pennies saved on each package can make a big difference in your profit if you sell at a high volume. If you haven’t taken the time to look at your shipping materials in a while, it’s time to assess how your packaging is affecting your bottom line. Read More»

Tips For Packing Your Household In A Shipping Container For A Move To Europe

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If your employer is transferring you to their division in a European country and you need to pack your household items into a shipping container for the upcoming move, these tips will help you pack the container so it is safe for transporting and won’t damage your items: Tip: Purge Electrical Items that Won’t Work in Europe to Save Space in the Shipping Container Since the space in your shipping container is limited and the electrical system is different in Europe, it is advisable to purge electrical items and appliances before you move. Read More»

Are You Expanding Your Arts And Crafts Business?

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Are you an artist yourself? Perhaps you design your own jewelry with the intention of selling it. Maybe you are a gifted water colorist who has been encouraged by friends and family to sell your work. Or, it may be that you already own your own arts and crafts business, working right out of your home, and are looking to expand. No matter the reason why you are planning to use your artistic abilities to make more money, here are some ideas that might help you. Read More»

3 Tips to Create Great Looking Custom Packaging for Your Small Business

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If your brick and mortar business has expanded to the point that you are now shipping your products across the country instead of just selling from a brick and mortar store, you are likely interested in making sure these new customers across the country get the same great service you would provide in person. One way you can add a personal touch to items that you sell online or ship through a catalog is to come up with some custom packaging and use it when shipping all of your products. Read More»

A Few Things To Know About Using A Car Moving Service

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If you’re about to make a long-distance move, you may be concerned about how you will move all of your vehicles. You might be able to tow one of them, but that may be more of a hassle than you want to undertake. One way to move your cars and avoid putting mileage on them at the same time is to hire a car moving company. Here are a few things to know. Read More»