The benefits of SBS paperboard packaging

The benefits of SBS paperboard packaging

Veritiv Print and Paper | August 19, 2019

In today’s packaging world, the choice of materials can be overwhelming. While plastic packaging has proven to be a very efficient packaging material, especially when it comes to keeping food fresh, Solid Bleached Sulfate (SBS) paperboard is a more versatile and environmentally friendly option.

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Increase your e-commerce fulfillment velocity

Increase your e-commerce fulfillment velocity

Veritiv Packaging | July 18, 2019

Now that almost every consumer expects next-day delivery, even when they’re ordering a complete living room set and flat screen TV, most companies are trying to increase their e-commerce fulfillment velocity. In fact, a recent FLEXE survey revealed that 56% of consumers now expect one- to two-day shipping from all businesses.1

So, with e-commerce moving toward a next-day model, how do you increase your fulfillment velocity to meet ever-increasing consumer demands? Here are three ways to get products in the hands of consumers more quickly and efficiently:

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Pushing the envelope: how to make your mail stand out

Pushing the envelope: how to make your mail stand out

Veritiv Print and Paper | July 15, 2019

Do crowded inboxes make you cranky? It could be time to step away from your computer, tablet or smartphone, and take a short walk out to your mailbox.

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3 steps to a cleaner and leaner facility

3 steps to a cleaner and leaner facility

Veritiv Facility Solutions | June 25, 2019

Improving results requires seeing cleaning as a holistic function of a facility. Some companies treat cleaning either as a simple housekeeping task or a necessary evil. This mentality often leads to neglecting processes, taking shortcuts and looking for the cheapest and easiest solution. The potential negative effects and expensive consequences far outpace any dollars saved upfront, and as a result, the whole facility suffers.

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Packaging design and the unboxing experience

Packaging design and the unboxing experience

Veritiv Packaging | June 19, 2019

Did you know 66% of consumers believe the packaging of their shipment shows how much the retailer cares about them and their order? “The unboxing video trend shows that today’s consumers value experiences as much as the product, making the unboxing experience more important than ever,” says Jim Ollmann, Director, Packaging Design and Engineering Solutions with Veritiv.

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Reclaim your childhood creativity

Reclaim your childhood creativity

Veritiv Print and Paper | June 11, 2019

Did you know that 95% of second graders believe they’re creative, yet only 5% of high school grads believe the same?* As kids, school and homework force us to use logic and facts, so our brainpower lingers longer in reality. But by adulthood, we’ve acquired the fear of being wrong and know its negative consequences so we tend to use our memory and inhibition skills, not our imagination, to problem solve.

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Boxes vs. mailers

Boxes vs. mailers

Veritiv Packaging | June 10, 2019

It's the great shipping debate: boxes vs. mailers!The right packaging for your product can do wonders for your business, so it’s important to get it right. Not only does it protect your product while in transit, it ensures that the product arrives in one piece—creating a positive brand experience for your customer and increasing the likelihood that they’ll choose you the next time they purchase. So how do you know if a box or a mailer is best for your product?

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Lightweighting and sustainability

Lightweighting and sustainability

Veritiv Packaging | May 15, 2019

Lightweighting packaging strategies are gaining attention from innovative companies as they look for new ways to manage material cost, improve operational efficiency, and meet new sustainability targets. Lightweighting also can improve the unboxing experience for the customer or increase efficiency in assembling, palletizing, shipping, and warehousing of products. But what is it?

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Synthetic paper: a modern-day solution

Synthetic paper: a modern-day solution

Veritiv Print and Paper | May 14, 2019

There are certain real-life scenarios where regular paper simply doesn’t cut it. Sometimes you need your paper to withstand frequent handling, rips, tears, stains and even harsh environmental conditions. Think restaurant menus, ID cards, POP displays, shopping bags, window signage and more.

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3 handy hand sanitizer tips

3 handy hand sanitizer tips

Veritiv Facility Solutions | April 30, 2019

Hand sanitizer is a seemingly simple product that’s easy to use. Just pour a small amount into the palm of your hand, quickly rub together and then you’re germ free, right? Not exactly. Believe it or not, there’s actually a right and wrong way to use this liquid germ fighter.

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