Christmas is the busiest time of year for many retailers and the increased number of orders can put extra pressures on their resources and delivery capabilities.

Receiving items that arrive damaged can be so disappointing, especially if they were intended to be a Christmas gift for someone special.

A bad Christmas service may not only spoil the festive spirit and upset your customers but it can also trigger additional costs for your company as the broken items need to be replaced.

Save your customers avoidable stress ahead of Christmas by ensuring your packaging truly offers optimum protection for your products.

Below are a few suggestions to help you out.

Gummed paper tape

Packing tape is great for sealing boxes, but let’s be honest, it rarely adds to the look of parcels…

If you are looking for a smarter and more secure way to tape your boxes, gummed paper tape may be just the right solution for you. It is much stronger than standard packing tape and has tamper-evident qualities to ensure your products are well-protected at all times.

Korrvu packaging range

Korrvu packaging is another great solution to ship fragile items such as beauty products and electronics. The Korrvu insert firmly secures products inside the box, offering excellent blocking and bracing protection against damage and ensuring your products are beautifully presented to your customers on opening.

Airsac

If you are shipping wine or champagne this Christmas, packaging solutions such as Airsac are perfect for ensuring your shipments arrive in their best condition. This lightweight solution comprises of only 2% of film and 98% of air and is easy to deflate and dispose of for your customers.

Airsac is also great for transporting electronics such as mobile phone, laptops, hard disks and tablets and ensures your products look neat inside the box.

Geami WrapPak®

Fragile items such as dinner sets, vases or glassware require extra protection in transit. Geami is an innovative paper cushioning solution designed for shipping breakable items with peace of mind.

Not only does Geami allow for multiple pieces to be packed into the same box, it also looks stunning inside the box making your Christmas shipments look extra special!

Foam lined postal sleeves and boxes

These postal mailing boxes come with a soft foam lining that helps to protect items on their way to customers. They also look nice, enhancing customer experience with your products.

Macfarlane Packaging can help you find the best packaging solutions for your products to minimise product damage and avoid costly returns. Contact us today: https://www.macfarlanepackaging.com/contact/

References

Christmas shoppers to spend over two hours on online delivery problems: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/dec/07/christmas-shoppers-lost-parcels-citizens-advice

Gummed paper tape
Korrvu® Lok™
Airsac
Geami WrapPak®
Foam lined postal sleeves

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