Pantero Acquires Ampro Material Handling Supplier

Acquisition adds expertise in warehouse automation and packaging equipment. Troy, MI (November 5, 2021) — Pantero is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ampro Material Handling, a Detroit-area racking and material handling supplier since 1969. The acquisition will allow Pantero to expand its material handling solutions for its warehouse and distribution customers.

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  • Nov 29, 2021 11:58:22 AM

Types of Protective Packaging & Shipping Materials

Keeping your shipments protected during their travels is vital for business success. When customers and clients receive their shipments, they should arrive with little to no marks or issues. That’s where protective packaging comes in—to provide a buffer between the product and harm, ranging from glass, plastic, metal, and so on. As materials get shipped out daily, knowing how to package them is crucial. Knowing the types of protective packaging and shipping materials helps further your business reputation and reliability, satisfying customers and clients. So, it’s beneficial to learn the different types, how they get used, and when they get used.

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  • Nov 18, 2021 10:49:11 AM

The Most Common Types of Corrugated Cardboard Boxes

Sending an item from one side of the country to the other takes lots of foresight and planning. From processing the box to paying the shipment fee, it requires some patience, as well. But what is most important is the package that the product ships in. For a product to arrive safely to its destination without damage, it must remain sturdy and reliable for every client. So it’s necessary to know the most common types of corrugated cardboard boxes. This way, you can figure out the best choice to make for your shipped products. Even when delivering something as simple as a pizza, the box is what keeps it from getting messy.

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  • Nov 18, 2021 10:44:02 AM

Guide To Hand Sanitizer Placement in Your Facility

Now that the pandemic has made business owners and customers alike wary about the spread of illness, you can find hand sanitizer dispensers in just about every facility. Why? Because hand sanitizer is one of the most convenient ways to eliminate bacteria and germs! Want to add dispensers to your own facility, but aren't sure where to put them? Here's a helpful guide to hand sanitizer placement in your facility.

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  • Nov 12, 2021 1:36:26 PM

Microfiber vs. Cotton Cleaning Cloths: What’s the Difference?

A healthy office is a happy office. To ensure the health and happiness of your customers, employees, and guests, you should keep your office clean and sanitary. And to maintain office cleanliness, you need the right supplies. Cloths are one cleaning staple that every business should have on hand. However, there's more than one option when it comes to cleaning cloths. Two of the most common options include microfiber and cotton cloths. But what's the difference between these two kinds of cloths? Is one better than the other? Let's find out.

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  • Nov 11, 2021 4:40:56 PM

Are Corrugated Cardboard Boxes Eco-Friendly?

The environment has been a hot topic in recent years, especially with the looming threat of climate change on the horizon. In light of this wave of eco-consciousness, consumers are pressuring businesses to switch to greener processes and materials. But going green is easier said than done. If your business wants to become more environmentally responsible, one area you’ll need to re-examine is your product packaging. Not all packaging materials are good for the environment—in fact, some materials are downright harmful. One question you might have is, “Are corrugated cardboard boxes eco-friendly?” Corrugated boxes are one of the most popular solutions for packaging and shipping. Will you need to ditch them in your pursuit for a greener world, or are they eco-safe and ethical to use? Let’s find out.

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  • Nov 11, 2021 4:34:26 PM

4 Tips for Shipping Fragile Items to Your Customers

Your customers expect their orders to arrive on their doorstep on time and unharmed. But on rare occasions, something goes awry during the shipping process and you don’t meet their expectations. Unfortunately, these mishaps can lead to unhappy customers and negative reviews. You can’t control what happens to your packages once you hand them over to the shipping carrier, but you can take certain measures to ensure your package has the highest possible chance of getting to the customer intact. It’s especially important to take care when sending out fragile items. Here are four tips for shipping fragile items to customers to ensure your packages arrive safely.

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  • Nov 11, 2021 4:30:46 PM

Does Box Size Matter When Shipping Your Products?

At times, packaging products for shipping can seem like a science. You need the correct combination of box and material to ensure your product is as safe as it can be. But do the details really matter that much? It doesn’t seem like there’s that much harm in using slightly oversized or undersized boxes. How much difference can a few centimeters make? So does box size matter when shipping your products? Let’s take a look.

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  • Nov 11, 2021 3:53:59 PM

What To Consider When Packaging Your Products for Shipping

In an ideal world, every package would arrive at its destination in a timely manner and in mint condition. But the truth is, shipping is a bumpy, unpredictable process, and once a package leaves your hands, there's not much you can do to protect it. But there are measures you can take before you send a package out. Preventing shipping damage starts with the packaging—the box, the materials, and the adhesive you use. Sturdy packaging substantially increases the odds of a package making it from Point A to Point B unharmed. Here's what to consider when packaging your products for shipping to ensure your packages arrive at customers' doorsteps safely.

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  • Nov 11, 2021 3:50:13 PM

A Helpful Guide to Shipping Odd-Shaped Items

Virtually all boxes are square or rectangular in shape, but not every item you pack is going to be square or rectangular. What are you supposed to do with these oddly shaped items that don’t fit the typical mold? Fortunately, most other shapes fit into boxes and envelopes perfectly fine as long as you make a few accommodations for them. And don’t fear—the ones that don’t fit into traditional containers aren’t un-shippable. They simply require out-of-the-box solutions. Pantero has created a helpful guide to shipping odd-shaped items that explains what you need to know about irregular goods. Read on to learn how to pack your products for shipment.

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