Packaging foam protects products and enables faster shipping

Packaging foam protects products and enables faster shipping

Today’s customers are more demanding than ever. Not only do they want to ensure that they can purchase and receive the right product at the right time, but they also want to ensure that their product arrives quickly and safely. This shouldn’t be all that surprising, however, as no customer wants to wait for their item only to have it arrive in less than stellar condition.

With so much commerce taking place online and replacing that in-store experience, online sellers need to up their game. One of the key areas where the customer experience is critical is tied to shipping. Thankfully, there are a variety of excellent packaging foam products on the market that can ensure products arrive quickly, and safely, to their buyers.

Charcoal foam is excellent for packaging frequently used items, as it will maintain a professional appearance without dirtying.

Egg Crate Foam shares the same physical characteristics of the foam it is cut from and provides increased airflow compared as well as a professional look.

Poly Foam is a soft and economical foam that is perfect for one-time shipping or occasional packaging purposes

Polyethylene is strong and resilient closed-cell foam, suited as the material or a component material in shock-absorbing products, intended to dampen the effects of vibration.

For shippers who have an oddly shaped and unique product that needs packaging, custom packaging allows custom design based on product specifications to ensure a snug fit and professional experience. Foam packaging assures that a quality product is complemented by the security of a quality container. This meets the demands of customers who want to ensure that the product performs right from the get-go, and doesn’t receive damage along the way.

Packaging foam is perfect for those who are selling products online on eCommerce platforms such as eBay and Amazon. Quite frankly, a quality delivery experience will help to drive customer loyalty up, and customer disappointment down. Easy and fast access to the delivered item without the hassle of foam peanuts, excess tape that can only be cut with a knife or scissors, and bubble wrap is an advantage.

On the side of the shipper, the use of high-quality packaging foam will result in increased productivity and efficiency, a minimization in downtime, fewer customer claims of damaged goods, and less overall waste. Further, the right packaging foam for the right product will also maintain if not lower total shipping costs, which is a benefit to both the shipper and receiver. For additional information about packaging foam options, contact Foam Factory.