Tag Archives: cardboard boxes

#MRBOXMADEIT: Local Packing Materials Go National

Our plain jane packing materials are basking in the national TV spotlight.

The MRBOXonline sales team packed and shipped stacks of cardboard boxes and sheets of brown packing material and cardboard from our Florida warehouse to a production set located near Malibu, where hosts and Parks and Rec alum Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman would...

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Online sales are soaring. Where do all of those discarded boxes go?

In 1895 the first corrugated cardboard box was manufactured in the U.S. More than a century later, our nation’s container and cardboard box manufacturing industry is valued at $66 billion.

There’s good reason cardboard boxes have earned a place in the “old ways are the best ways” category for shipping products. Newer shipment packaging...

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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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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.