Category Archives: Industry Experts

Branding or Re-Branding Your Subscription or E-Commerce Box

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There are several important differences between a concept, yet to be launched program, and one that has developed a customer base and is growing steadily. For the brand new program with zero subscribers, we recommend reading the first related post below to help determine if branded boxes are truly in your best interest at this time.

This blog post is aimed at the program that has some experience and is certain about:

  1. the size of the containers they want to use
  2. the number of boxes they ship out monthly
  3. last but not least – their identity.

From Labels to Branded Boxes

We often recommend labels for a customer who is … Read More

Globe Guard® Light Rate Box Ideal for Jewelry and E-Juice Packaging

5 different prints on Light Rate Mailer Box

Sometimes it takes time for a good idea to a catch on and the same holds true for box sizes. Four years ago in January of 2011 I wrote a blog post (see first link below in related posts) talking about the new box that we were adding to our inventory that is the exact same size as the smallest USPS “Flat Rate” box. We determined that a Flat Rate box is a great deal if you are shipping out something heavy but if it is light, well… not so much.

Light Rate Box Grows in Popularity

Perhaps it is the recent changes in rates by UPS, USPS and FedEx … Read More

100% Recycled Jewelry Boxes for Elegant Ear Cuff Packaging

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Fiona Thompson, owner of Elegant Ear Cuffs has found the perfect eco-friendly packaging for her jewelry business. Located in Philadelphia, Elegant Ear Cuffs specializes in custom ear jewelry and markets it online and through in-home party sales.

 Sometimes being a creative person doesn’t always translate into being a good business person. But Fiona proves you can be both. She took her love for working with her hands, and started an online jewelry business with every custom piece designed and made by her.

 “I started making ear cuffs in particular when I had my hair cut very short and for the first time in many years my ears were totally exposed,” Read More

Custom Branded Paper Mailer Envelopes – a low cost solution for subscription boxes and E-commerce

800 Razors boxes and mailer envelope

Branding for E-commerce is not about using the same shipping container style or size on every shipment. This is especially true as consumers demand minimal packaging to create minimal waste. It is also critical to profitability because of fast rising costs, especially shipping costs as carriers like UPS, FedEx and USPS institute dimensional rate programs that are sure to cost you more.

What is branding?

Branding is more about consistency of look and image. Yes, it is about utilizing a quickly recognizable color, more importantly it is also about communicating the same message, no matter what shipping container is being used. It tells people who you are. We are natural, … Read More

New Spring 2015 Catalog from Nashville Wraps

Spring 2015 Catalog

The Nashville Wraps Spring & Summer 2015 catalog is now available. The front cover features our exclusive new Chalkboard Flowers. This pretty design is just another addition to our very popular Chalkboard Collection.

 It was an enormous hit with all our customers, so we are excited to bring you the Chalkboard Flowers Collection. This design features gorgeous pink flowers on a black chalkboard background. This is a wonderful group for Spring & Summer and will take you from Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day and through wedding season.  

 The bags look fabulous as is with just tissue and a cute bow. You can also customize them with chalk markers, Read More

Temperature Controlled, Custom Printed Die cut Mailers – Beyond RSC style shipping boxes

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There are a lot of places that you can buy RSC style (EPS/Styrofoam) cooler boxes for shipping food, pharmaceuticals, or anything that requires temperature control but there is only one place you can buy Globe Guard® boxes with ecofriendly insulating foam inserts that are biodegradable, reusable, and recyclable. However, what do you do when an RSC shipping box is not enough? What if you want a shipping container that is more secure and/or is branded to create a better impression to your customers?

Salazar Packaging combines their experience designing and creating custom printed and custom size die cut mailers with their exclusive line of Globe Guard insulated containers to deliver … Read More

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