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Benefits of Digital Printing for Packaging and Displays

By |August 2nd, 2017|

Digital print for packaging and displays has many benefits and is ideal for customers who are looking for alternatives to traditional offset printing which is a plate or tooling driven process. It offers a way to professionally brand protective packaging and in-store signage and displays with custom print without the need for large production runs. Digital printed packaging, labels, and displays is a [...]

Home Depot Moving and Storage Products: 100% Recycled and Made by Pratt!

By |July 24th, 2017|

Summer is here and moving season is in full swing as many families relocate while school is out to ease the transition for their children.  The moving process can be overwhelming especially due to the infrequency of moves for most people. Between determining the right supplies to use to adequately protect family heirlooms and other [...]

How to Take a Holistic Approach to Cold Chain Packaging

By |June 15th, 2017|

A previous article, 5 Pillars of Cold Chain Packaging,  discussed the five key principles of cold chain packaging and the importance of selecting a supplier that has specific experience with all the components of cold chain packaging in order to develop a successful customized packaging program that is both reliable and cost effective. As such, it’s important [...]

5 Pillars of Cold Chain Packaging

By |June 9th, 2017|

The demand for cold chain packaging is on the rise as eCommerce expands into ship-to-home meal kits and groceries as well as other perishable and semi-perishable items. In order to safely and effectively ensure these temperature-sensitive products are protected and preserved during shipment while also maintaining supply chain optimization, it's important to understand the five key [...]

4 Ways to Use Packaging as a Branding Tool

By |June 2nd, 2017|

It’s not uncommon to drive down a neighborhood street or walk the halls of an office building and see a custom-branded, eCommerce shipping box delivered and waiting for pickup by its recipient. Whether conscious or not, the logo or brand message on the package leaves an impression. This impression can go a long way towards influencing [...]

Summer Shipping Tips

By |May 23rd, 2017|

Summer shipping season is almost here and with it comes the added challenge of packaging items to successfully withstand hot temperatures. The packaging choices you make will determine whether meltable and perishable items arrive in tact and consumer-ready. The following packaging tips will help ensure shipping success when sending temperature-sensitive items during hot summer months. [...]

eCommerce Supply Chain Optimization: Benefits to Outsourcing 3PL

By |April 6th, 2017|

eCommerce companies looking to optimize their supply chain can benefit from strategic partnerships with suppliers and logistics companies who not only represent brand values but also deliver third party logistics (3PL) solutions that are efficient and in response to company fulfillment needs. While supply chain integration for certain elements can provide some control, flexibility and [...]

5 Elements of a Successful Retail Shipping Program

By |March 16th, 2017|

Run an online retail business and in need of packaging supplies? If you’re shipping dozens, or even hundreds of packages per day then this guide is for you – everything you need to know to ship products in a customer-friendly, efficient and cost-effective manner. 1.   Packaging Materials:​ ​ Think inside the box! For an online retail business, the [...]

Pratt Industries Supplies Public Storage with “Green” Boxes

By |May 27th, 2014|

Pratt Industries has recently been featured as a Public Storage sustainability partner in their “In Your Space” blog. In the article, “Public Storage Cardboard Boxes are Green Not Brown,” Pratt is credited with supplying Public Storage 100% recycled corrugated boxes that are not only great for the environment but also of the highest quality.  As [...]