Old wives tales, urban myths, some conspiracy theories, and guides to packaging and mailing CDs and DVD’s safely, share a large element of fantastical thinking. With most packaging or mailing guides for CD’s and DVD’s, people have helpfully shared their experiences of making the process a whole lot less painful for THEM. The problem is, that often many pieces of …Read More
Packaging and ecommerce advice for business growth
With the thousands of packaging solutions we provide, you’re never stuck for options at Lil Packaging. To help you find out what you need, how best to use it, or if you’re thinking of shipping to a different country, we’ve developed a collection of business-led articles designed to keep you in the know.
In our blog, you’ll find everything you need to know, and more, about branding, e-commerce, and packaging for your business. Yes, that’s right, packaging can help grow your business. Don’t believe us? Check out the content below. For more information on our packaging solutions, pop across to our range here.
Want to know how to ship vinyl records safely, securely and still give your customer the best unboxing experience?
Shipping vinyl records through the mail sounds like a harrowing experience. With more and more delivery drivers seemingly preoccupied with maximising their ‘kicking distance’ record for parcels, and increasing pressure on parcel companies to increase how many parcels they pile in …Read More
Greetings Lil customers, fans, partners and… ummm… everyone else!
By now you’ve probably noticed that we have a new packaging website. It’s built quite differently, and hopefully, you’ll have noticed a marked improvement from the previous version.
Like all new websites however, we know there will be some teething problems, snags to fix, and general improvements that we can make. …Read More
Black Friday 2015 Date: 27th November
Cyber Monday 2015 Date: 30th November
Like many other ideas that have travelled across the Atlantic to the UK, Black Friday & Cyber Monday have been snapped up with enthusiasm by the British shopping public. The UK online trading community was initially slow to react, and slower to cope – but the …Read More
In this article we’re going to talk about “That which we do not speak of.” Yes, one of the great unmentionables in the packaging industry is that of packaging void fill. The stuff that dispatchers will pack into boxes, crates, packages, packs and more to stop your precious product from rattling about or minimise the chances of it suffering impact …Read More
In 2014, Jiffy-style bags became 50 years old. That’s quite an achievement for a product design that revolutionised delivery packaging back in the 1960’s. Like other forms of soft packaging, these bags relied on the premise that products could be insulated from damage during delivery and transit by ‘cushioning’ the item against impact and interference. Logic will tell you that …Read More
MedExpress is an online UK based registered pharmaceutical business. Customers of MedExpress carry out a three step process where they select the medication that they require, followed by completion of an online questionnaire which is reviewed by one of their UK registered GP’s. The GP decides if the medication is appropriate for the customer, and issues a private …Read More
After meeting Debenhams, a keen interest was shown in our stock range of boxes, in particular the crashlock Autoboxes. Debenhams were looking for a solution to packing time inefficiency. They were operating their fulfilment from the basement of the Southampton store and were very restricted for space.
- Debenhams online sales of health and beauty products
Reed Comics are one of the largest comic book distributors online!
Reed Comics are sending out new and rare collectable comics in large quantities on a daily basis. As collectors themselves their passion for good service stems from the service that they would expect to receive. Reed comics had designed a twist wrap to enclose their comics and …Read More
In September 2014, William Grant & Sons acquired the Drambuie Liqueur Company Ltd for which Lil Packaging supplied bespoke high quality Litho printed cardboard packaging. William Grant & Sons had their own list of preferred packaging suppliers and were very careful about adding any new suppliers to their approved supplier list. The challenge for Lil Packaging was in …Read More
Having tendered their express overnight letter cardboard envelopes for five successive years, TNT were exhausting their options for ongoing cost reductions. Instead of TNT spending precious time researching unknown suppliers to invite to the next tender, Lil Packaging requested time to research new operational methods of producing their cardboard envelopes at lower cost.
- TNT’s purchasing
The Natural History Museum (NHM) is a leading London academic and scientific institution dedicated to bringing the past to life for thousands of visitors every year. Their online business sells and ships countless pieces of memorabilia, gifts, educational resources and more. At Lil Packaging we were tasked with helping them to find more suitable packaging for their range, …Read More