Warehouse and Office

Three things to do to keep up with growth and your competitors warehouse systems.

Three things to do to keep up with growth and your competitors warehouse systems.

Operational change driven largely by e-commerce has been ongoing for several years, but the pandemic has put that pace of change into overdrive. What can a small struggling ecommerce business do to change and grow properly, especially when there seems to be so few hours in a day. Here are three things to consider for your small or large fulfillment center.
air cushion machines sales growth

News - Global Pandemic Spurs the Growth of Packaging Supplies. Why are we now seeing the rapid growth of air pillow machines.

With the changes we’ve recently experienced in the global economy due to the Covid-19 pandemic, The Crannies has noticed a sharp increase in the sales of packaging supplies, specifically, air pillow machines, air cushion machines for void fill and inflatable packaging. Although ecommerce shipments have been rapidly increasing we’re seeing a massive spike since the quarantine.

expecting air cushion machine or inflatable packaging

What to expect when you’re expecting - an air cushion machine. Five things you’ll want to know.

So you’ve talked it over with your business partner and decided that the timing is right. The gestation period of your company seems like this addition will make things better for you. But, you still have a nagging feeling like this will change everything – buying an air pillow machine. How can you align your expectations with reality? Did you just throw your money away, is this going to be another piece of equipment that you’ll have to master among all the other jobs you already have?

Definition of terms related to the shipping of packages, air cushion pillows and more.

Definition of terms for the pack and ship industry:

The air cushion machine is the device used to inflate rolled film into the shapes created during the manufacturing process. Air cushion machines cannot create an air pillow shape, then can generally only inflate and seal “film” of air cushions, 4x8” square bags, bubble etc. In the past, the industry was created so only large shippers