Behind the Box

How to Safely Ship Fragile Items

18 Oct 2017

In a perfect world, everything we send in the mail will arrive in absolute pristine condition, just as it did when we shipped it off—a crisp, clean box without any smudges or dents, ensuring that the contents are in just as perfect shape. The reality is that no matter which shipping carrier you use to […]

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Customer Spotlight: Finding Beauty in the Box With Oui Fresh

Finding Beauty in the Box With Oui Fresh

2 Oct 2017

Creating happiness through a homemade lifestyle wasn’t an accident for sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. When they created their lifestyle empire, A Beautiful Mess, they knew they wanted to share their experiences in their own unique way. That meant focusing on a DIY ethos that didn’t sweat the small stuff and embraced imperfection. As […]

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Double the Delight with Double-Sided Printing

26 Jul 2017

If you’re the kind of person who believes the bigger the blank canvas, the better, then you’re in luck! We’ve just launched double-sided printing for mailer boxes, which means you now have double the space to unpack your creativity. Unboxing experiences are becoming increasingly important for subscription boxes, consumer goods businesses, and even marketing and […]

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Custom Packaging 101: Perfecting the Unboxing Experience

Unboxing Experience

26 May 2017

Of all the ways an e-commerce entrepreneur can showcase their brand and excite their customers, a brilliant unboxing experience often floats under the radar. It can be tempting to stick to the same white bag or plain brown box, and hope that the product inside will be enough to wow your customers. But as any […]

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Customer Spotlight: Celebrating Design Day with 99Designs

Celebrate Design Day on 9/9

28 Apr 2017

  At Packlane, we love hearing our customers’ stories – especially when they involve bringing together an entire community!  Late last year, the creative minds behind 99designs, the world’s largest on-demand design marketplace, launched their first annual 9/9 Day to celebrate all things design with their local communities across the globe. To help celebrate the […]

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Sharing is Caring: 6 Tips to Making your Brand Social-Friendly

14 Apr 2017

Social media has been a wonderful thing for small businesses – leveling the playing field and making it easy and affordable for brands to connect with their customers on a global scale. But as the years have gone by, the challenge to find followers, manage an increasing number of accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Periscope, Snapchat – […]

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Introducing Our Shiny New Packaging Option: Dreamcoat™

17 Mar 2017

What’s a Dreamcoat you say? Well, let’s clear one thing up – it’s not Harry Potter’s Cloak of Invisibility, that’s for sure. But it’s still very cool. Up until now we’ve offered customers the option of our signature Kraft and White finishes when designing a custom package, but as we’re a spritely bunch with a […]

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How to Choose the Right Packaging for Your Product

17 Mar 2017

Products make the world go round, and one of the major things that can help make a fantastic product into a bonafide success, and really boost a brand, is the packaging: get it wrong and the effects could be detrimental. After all, first impressions are everything these days. But never fear, because we’re here to […]

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