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Protect Your Perishable Goods with Insulated Shipping Boxes

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Protect Your Profits and Perishable Goods with Insulated Shipping Boxes

It was not so long ago that merchants and businesses selling perishable goods like food, ice cream, dairy products and certain medical supplies could only do business on a local level. It was impossible to do otherwise simply because it was impossible to securely transport or ship perishable goods like food and dairy. Thankfully today everyone from ice cream companies to medical supply companies can have great success shipping perishable goods all over the country and even the world, thanks largely to expedited shipping routes and, most importantly, insulated shipping boxes. These special cold shipping boxes are usually made from two separate layers of material, one inner layer designed to protect your cargo and keep it well within a certain temperature range, and another outer layer designed to physically secure your entire package against any crushing, puncturing or dropping damage.

How Are Insulated Shipping Boxes Used to Protect Perishable Goods?

Employing insulated shipping boxes to protect and secure your perishable goods and products couldn't be easier. Once you have a shipment of temperature sensitive goods like ice cream or medical supplies ready to go out, you first choose the appropriate size of insulated shipping boxes to handle your order. Open up your insulated shipping boxes and place some ice or special chemical cold packs inside the insulated layer at the center. Next, pack your product in and try to ensure a snug fit, which will further mitigate loss of cold temperature during transport in addition to securing your load against physically jarring damage. Next, take the insulated layer of your special shipping box and place it in the outer protective layer. Usually, this outer protective layer of insulated shipping boxes is very similar to a usual cardboard box. Make sure your internal insulated layer is snug within your outer protective layer. Now your insulated shipping box and your perishable goods are ready for transport and can be confidently shipped to your customers. You can feel comfortable knowing that your products will arrive in great condition and your customers will be impressed enough to order from you again in the future.

Keep a Good Stock of Insulated Shipping Boxes on Hand for Smooth Processing

The key to effective and smooth business transactions and a regular shipping schedule is to never run out of insulated shipping boxes. Therefore, many businesses that regularly ship perishable goods think ahead and order their insulated shipping boxes in bulk, so they'll always have enough on hand to process big orders, as well as a sufficient buffer of extra insulated shipping boxes in case a super busy week begins to deplete their stock of these specialized shipping vessels. The best thing about buying these special shipping boxes ahead of time is that you can get them in several different sizes, so you'll always be able to accommodate the full range of the various order sizes you receive from day to day.

Also keep in mind that insulated shipping containers can be the key to a wonderful homemade food gift for an unsuspecting friend or relative that lives far away. Imagine them opening an insulated shipping box to find Mom's own homemade apple pie inside on Thanksgiving morning. Likewise, you could surprise someone you care about with an ice cream cake on their birthday, even if they happen to be a few states away. The most effective insulated shipping boxes can ensure that your temperature sensitive treat arrives looking and tasting its best.


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