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Small business packaging tips

Small business packaging tips

Experts and small business owners share insights on choosing the right packaging for your shipment.

Experts and small business owners share
insights on choosing the right packaging
for your shipment.

Experts and small business owners share insights on choosing the right packaging for your shipment.

Experts and small business owners share
insights on choosing the right packaging
for your shipment.

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Effective packaging shows off your brand, helps you ship safely, and can even save you money. Take your packaging game to the next level.

Pack like a pro

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See efficient packaging in action

See how a water company developed a custom box and packaging to reduce their dim weight.

Read the case study
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Market with custom labels

Custom labels trumpet your brand and let you include a brochure. Build loyalty and share coupons, recipes, and more.

See label options
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Unbox your brand

See how small businesses make unboxing memorable and boost brand loyalty with custom packaging and inserts.

Get inspired

Pack fragile and perishable shipments

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Tips from a packaging engineer

He shares his top insights on how to develop efficient and effective packaging.

See packaging tips
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Ship perishables safely

Phillip Ashley Rix, owner of Phillip Ashley Chocolates, shares insights on shipping.

Learn to ship fresh
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5 tips on perishable shipping

Get valuable insights from Danny Catullo, owner of Catullo Prime Meats.

Hear from the expert
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Tips from 20 years of packaging

Humdinger Kettle Korn has been shipping perishable products for over 20 years. See what they learned along the way.

Learn from pros
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Packing wine and alcohol

Wine and alcohol are perishable, breakable, and regulated. Get info on shipping, packaging, and ensuring legal compliance.

Pack bottles better
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Packing breakables 101

Shipping fragile and breakable shipments doesn’t have to be stressful. Get the best practices for packaging for safe delivery.

Ship extra-care items
Packaging Whimsy

Designing better packaging

See how the FedEx Packaging Lab helped a small business design boxes that keep their cookies intact during shipping.

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