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Brand your shipping box with color!

Color is so important to our personal health that nutritionists tell us to fill our plates with every shade of the rainbow. Deep green leafy vegetables like kale and spinach; yellow and orange produce like carrots and squash, blue and purple blueberries, blackberries and plums and red beets or strawberries.

Color is just as important...

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Tips for shipping perishables in the summer

Shipping food and other perishables during the hot summer months can be disastrous – and messy – if perishable products aren’t packaged properly. It’s bad business if your products spoil in the back of a hot shipment truck or warehouse, or melt on your customers’ doorsteps.

Before you ship, follow these best practices so your...

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Wine Shipping: How to package and ship wine safely and legally in the U.S.

Shipping wine is as delicate a process as making the wine itself, whether you’re sending a friend a congratulatory bottle of Merlot or you’re part of the e-commerce industry that last year recorded $3 billion worth of consumer wine sales. Either way, there...

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Reduce packaging waste by following Amazon’s lead: MRBOX can help

Have you heard? Amazon’s new policy, called “Ships in Own Container” (SIOC), kicks in July 31. That means vendors who ship via Amazon can expect to pay more if their items are heavy (over 20 pounds) or large (bigger than 18” x 14” x 8”) and require Amazon to provide a protective overbox for shipment.