We know you’re nervous regarding how to pack your good efficiently. But now, you need not be nervous as here we are going to share the best tips to pack your gifts/goods perfectly to reduce the dimensional weight and ensure the safety of them throughout the delivery process.
Your goods have to go to multiple locations from a courier agent to the final destination especially if it’s an international courier. In-case, you book on UBT Express, your goods will be first transported to our Delhi office, which will be sent to your preferred carriers and then they will be shipped to your destination airport which will be then dispatched to your final destination.
At UBT Express, we ensure the safety of your goods. We provide on-call, live chat packaging assistance for free. Though, we have tie-ups with the best carrier companies like DHL and FedEx who make sure that your goods/gifts are handled with care but still it’s our responsibility to make sure that you pack your goods well.
Check out the following guide on how to pack your goods and presents for international courier delivery and experience a safe and damage free transit. If you get any queries in between, feel free to contact us through email or call us at +91-9650754902.
Selecting a relevant box is one of the most crucial things to do while sending an international courier and for that, you should have knowledge about the types of corrugated/wooden boxes and their stregth considering the weight of your goods used for courier delivery.
Single Wall Corrugated Boxes
Double Wall And Tripple Wall Corrugated Boxes
Now, you have got to know about the various types of corrugated boxes that are used in international parcel delivery. Let’s start with which box to use for what kind of items. The above-mentioned corrugated boxes can be used for food, books, apparels, office supplies, etc. while if you are sending musical items or any artwork, wooden boxes should be preferred.
Here are our suggestions that can help you with packing:
|Over 12 kgs||Single Wall Corrugated Box|
|Over 32 kgs||Double Wall Corrugated Box|
|Over 42 kgs||Triple Wall Corrugated Box|
- If you are using old boxes, make sure that they are robust. Your parcel is going with other goods as well which might be kept on the top of your parcel. So, make sure that your old box has good strength.
- Make sure that there is no extra space in the box. If there is extra space, choose a small size box and save your shipping costs. If you don’t want to change the box, fill it with crumpled paper so that your goods/gifts are compactly packed.
- Don’t force your goods to be so tightly packed that it could tear up during transit.
Packaging Advice For Shipping Documents/Letters/Applications
UBT Express suggests you to ship documents in a rigid cardboard envelope.
The tight seal of the envelope and strength of the cardboard ensure the safety of your important documents during transit.
You can ask for this envelope from the courier company or purchase it online.
Inner Packing Material
Inner packaging is important to prevent the movement of your goods inside the box and avoid the damage caused to them. You can use the following material to ensure the safety of your goods during the transit.
How To Efficiently Pack Your Items To Avoid Damage Free Transit
1. Use Bubble Wrap To Pack All Items In Box Individually
It is highly recommended to wrap all the items in the box individually using bubble wrap to prevent your items from colliding and leading to a loss. For fragile items, we have certain packing advise depending on the type of the item. Feel free to contact us if you need help.
2. Do not leave any free space in the box
Never leave any free space in your box. Fill it with Polystyrene peanuts or crumpled paper to fill the empty space or fit the product well using polyethylene foam and make sure it can’t move inside the box.
3. Tape, Tape and Tape
The more you tape, the stronger your box will become. It is advisable to tape atleast 2-3 times to increase the strength of the box.
We provide free packing assistance. Feel free to use the contact form or call us.