Types of Boxes for Transport

Shipping Boxes

Aug 28, 2013, 18:16 ET from BlueRose Packaging & Shipping Supplies, Inc.

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A wide array of package boxes is available for purchase and use for both domestic and global transports. These are popularly used for the shipment of various items and come in diverse shapes, sizes, designs as well as the materials the box is made of. 

Every type of box is specifically design for carrying specific weights and sizes as well as the types of items. This is what individuals basically consider when acquiring a box for transport because it is important that you do not go beyond the maximum capacity of the box for the safety of your items to be shipped. This specification is typically indicated on the side or bottom flap of a box. Transport boxes vary widely and below are some of its types and uses. Double-walled Cardboard Box The double-walled cardboard box is similar to its counterpart, the single-walled fiberboard box, excluding the difference in the number of corrugated cardboard layers. This is why this type of box is appropriate for heavy as well as fragile items that need extra protection. On the other hand, bubble wraps and polystyrene chips, commonly called support packaging, are found at the corners of this box for the safety of the fragile items. Extra Rigid Fiberboard Box  This type of box is the most apposite for powder and grain storage or transport. You may also add a plastic lining on the box for extra security and to make it waterproof. Hermetically-Sealed Container This container type is specifically made for storing liquids for delivery. The box or the cylinder is placed in a plastic zip-lock bag for an added protection to avoid any leakage in case the container gets damaged during transit. Box with Dividers This box type is good for storing and transporting fragile and unique items such as CD's, crockery, linen, glassware or books. Wooden Box A wooden box is suitable for heavy as well as fragile items because of its sturdiness. It typically has dividers for compartments. It is smooth, has no splinters and the sharp edges are usually taped. Triangular Box The triangular box is specially made for holding documents including maps as well as blue prints and is able to carry up to five kilograms of weight. It is also easier to carry compared to a cylindrical container. Extra Large Pre-fabricated Box This type of box is dismantled easily after the delivery of the items or goods for moving convenience. This box can hold large-sized items. Box with Anti-static Lining This box type is typically used for storing and transporting electronic equipment since it can protect the gadget from any damage caused by static electricity build-up. Single-wall Corrugated Box This box is the most popular when it comes to shipping within a market. It is economical and is made of corrugated cardboard. It has a single-layered wall with a durable outer layer and is designed for holding various items. Custom Shipping Boxes This box is personalized and tailor-made for the customer's specific needs and requirements. It is typically used for shipping valuable items and additional features are usually added by the manufacturer as requested by the customer.

Media Contact: Olga Wainford, BlueRose Packaging & Shipping Supplies, Inc., 877.808.4698, bluerose@bluerosepackaging.com

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