Custom boxes help for more imagination in packaging. Every aspect from size to color can be varied to make a unique personal brand identity and keep the cost down on delivery costs as well. However, it’s crucial to know what kinds of custom packing boxes are available nowadays. Below is a brief guide to help you choose which ones are suitable for your particular needs.
Mailing Boxes – These are normally made of corrugated cardboard or sometimes other materials but commonly made of thick cardboard to save space and weight. Most mail boxes have three to five stamps on the outside, depending on the post office standards. These can vary greatly in size and shape. They are normally double sided and most companies will supply you with a mailing carton of varying sizes to meet all your needs. When ordering a custom packing boxes it is good to know what kind of post office standards you are looking to achieve.
Green Packaging – With increasing environmental awareness many companies have begun to use eco-friendly methods of packaging. This is also becoming a growing trend with the overall environmental consciousness of people everywhere. Eco-friendly boxes are more durable, recyclable and biodegradable. The material used is grown with bio degradable materials making them even more sustainable. This not only makes them much safer for the environment but helps to keep the cost of shipping them down as well.
Stock Packaging – This is probably the most traditional way of creating custom boxes for a product. This method consists of ordering a standard box from the post office and then filling it with your product. You can get these in all different sizes and shapes and can customize them further by printing your company logo and/or brand name on them. This is the most cost effective and long-term method of packaging.
Brand Awareness – Brand recognition is crucial when marketing a product and/or service. For example, if you run a pet grooming store the right branding can increase sales dramatically. However, if you use custom packaging instead of using stock packaging this can help to increase the number of customers that visit your business each year. Not only that but they will be reminded of your brand whenever they see or use your product.
Long Term Benefits – As we have already mentioned the main benefit of using custom boxes with branding is that they help in branding your product. Not only do you increase the number of people who view your brand but you also increase the number of potential customers that will contact you with questions about your product and/or services. The long-term benefits of using packaging and post office boxes for all your products are great.