Aug10th

2017
Portland to Ban Foam Packaging?
Written by chris navarro

At PackRed, we want to help businesses streamline their shipping process through the use of air pillows. Whether you’re a large company or someone who sells on Etsy, we want to provide a simple solution that’s affordable and also Eco-friendly. That’s why we enjoyed reading about the city of Portland’s recent decision to move away from the use of Styrofoam.

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Aug10th

2017
PackRed now offers free shipping
Written by chris navarro

Making the upgrade to packing with air pillows just became an even better value. PackRed now offers free UPS Ground shipping on all of its air pillow machines to any destination in the US. Simply select your machine from our Store, make sure you choose “Ground” as your desired shipping method, and your machine will ship the same day with no shipping charges!

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Aug10th

2017
Get Your Machine Financed Today
Written by chris navarro

PackRed is excited to announce our new financing option on all air pillow machines. You can pay as low as one-hundred dollars a month for any of our CR-45, 80, 160 and Maxx machines.

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Aug10th

2017
Office Depot Buys Office Max. What This Means For Your Business
Written by chris navarro

This morning, Office Depot agreed to buy its rival OfficeMax for 2.1 billion dollars. There are several factors contributing to the deal, one being the direct competition from Staples, but more importantly, the dominant online retailer Amazon has increased pressure for the office supplier to compete. As Neil Austrian, chief executive of Office Depot, said: “In the past decade, with the growth of the Internet, our industry has changed dramatically.”

What does this merger mean for you and your business?

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Aug10th

2017
Making the Switch to Air Pillows
Written by chris navarro

A common concern for businesses looking to convert to air pillow packing is the initial investment in the equipment. Some of the greatest advantages of air pillows relate to the fact that they are delivered to the user and inflated on demand. But this process requires a machine to inflate the pillows, and it can be difficult in times of tight budgets for companies to overcome their initial resistance to investing in their shipping department.

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Aug10th

2017
Use Air Pillows for Etsy Gift Shipping
Written by chris navarro

Last year, Etsy was responsible for $69.5 million of goods sold. Think about the amount of packaging needed to ship these items. Are customers receiving their items in a Green, cost-efficient way? If not, we think air pillows would be an excellent solution for shippers to use.

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Aug10th

2017
Adding Value with Air Pillows
Written by chris navarro

The retail shipping business is competitive. Attracting and keeping high-value business is more challenging than ever. Too often, the only contact a store has with a potential customer is in a low-profit “drop-off” where the store has no opportunity to earn revenue or generate customer loyalty. To change this, retail stores must offer their customers superior packing and shipping options.

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Aug10th

2017
Are You a Packing Professional?
Written by chris navarro

In the current business climate, companies must focus more than ever on delivering greater value and a superior buying experience for their customers. One area that is commonly neglected is shipping. Your business works overtime to ensure its products and service are top-notch. But are you hurting your reputation and your customer’s experience by shipping your products in a method that turns customers off?

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Aug10th

2017
Save Money With Our New Prices on All Air Pillow Film
Written by chris navarro

On January 4th, PackRed is announcing new, lower pricing on its entire line of air pillow films. The price reductions vary but range from 10% to 20% off previous pricing. These new, lower prices are permanent and reflect our continuing dedication to providing our customers the best possible value in air pillow packing.

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Aug10th

2017
Air Pillows: Eco-Friendly Packaging
Written by chris navarro

According to the EPA, (Environmental Protection Agency) packaging accounts for a third of all waste produced. While it’s difficult to avoid using any packaging material, it can be done in a way that doesn’t hurt the environment. Out of all the void-fill solutions, like packing peanuts, air pillows, paper, or foam blocks, air pillows are the most eco-friendly, by far.

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Aug10th

2017
3 Reasons Air Pillows are the Best Option for Shipping
Written by chris navarro

With so many void-fill options to choose from, what’s the best solution for your shipping needs? Which choice will ensure the safest and most economical way to get your products out to your customers? We think our air pillows are the best answer.

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Aug10th

2017
PackRed to exhibit at RS Expo in San Diego
Written by chris navarro

PackRed is proud to announce its presence at the RS Expo 2012 August 10th and 11th in San Diego, CA. The RS Expo, presented by the Retail Shippers Association, is the largest trade show for the retail packing and shipping industry. Retail shipping store owners and managers will see PackRed’s premier line of CR air pillow machines and film, which are perfectly suited to help retail shipping businesses offer their customers a professional, environmentally friendly, and low cost packing and shipping solution.

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Aug10th

2017
PackRed launches premade air pillows
Written by chris navarro

Due to customer demand, PackRed has begun selling preinflated pillows and SoftLayer product protection wrap on its web store. Customers who are not yet ready to buy an air pillow machine, or those who want to sample the pillows before switching their packing to air pillows, now have an easy, low-cost option to try air pillows.

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Aug10th

2017
PackRed succeeds at MODEX
Written by chris navarro

PackRed is pleased to annouce a very favorable reception to its presence at MODEX 2012 this week in Atlanta. PackRed exhibited its full line of Airworks air pillow machines, film, and packing station accessories at the Georgia World Congress Center in booth 5220, and visitors were impressed by what they saw.

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Aug10th

2017
PackRed announces presence at MODEX 2012 trade show in Atlanta
Written by chris navarro

PackRed will be making its North American trade show debut at MODEX 2012 from February 6-9 in Atlanta, GA.  Sponsored by the Material Handling Industry of America, MODEX 2012 is one of the premier logistics and distribution shows in North America.  PackRed will be featuring its flagship line of CR void-fill machines and material from Airworks, which offer cost-effective, environmentally friendly void-fill solutions that are flexible enough for any size shipping operation.

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Aug10th

2017
PackRed Launches!
Written by chris navarro

PackRed is excited to become the new way for medium, small, and home-based businesses to improve their packaging and shipping operations.  Beginning with the innovative CR line of air pillow machines and film from Airworks, PackRed will deliver only the best, lowest-cost, and most innovative solutions for packaging and shipping needs.

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