Tag Archives: Packaging

Packaging 101 Seminar in Grand Rapids, MI

Learn from facility decision-makers like yourself to provide the most innovative resources you need for your packaging and shipping needs. This seminar will take place during the Nichols Expo in Grand Rapids, MI. This training is FREE.

International Box Day

Boxes aren’t really anything to be thrilled about – unless you own a cat. Although I must say that I ran into an article that suggested that in 2005, a corrugated box was included in the National Toy Hall of Fame. Sounds like us humans can also be easily amused. In addition to using them [Read More…]

The Shipping & Packaging Side of Nichols

What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word ‘Nichols’? Most people know that we offer Janitorial and Sanitation products and Equipment. But did you know that Nichols does that and more? We also offer Shipping and Packaging Supplies and Equipment. Nichols works with a variety of distinctive suppliers to provide [Read More…]

Amazon’s Frustration Free Packaging Program … How Nichols Can Help

Here we go again! For those of you who lived through the experience of Walmart’s Packaging Scorecard in 2006, this might invoke those warm, fuzzy feelings all over again.  This time around the market is being driven towards packaging innovation and sustainability by a company called Amazon (ever heard of them?). In 2018 Amazon’s share [Read More…]

Exploring Package Purpose: What Three Things Count?

Exploring Packaging’s Purpose. It can SELL your product …or NOT! If you are a packaging or operations professional, you are likely aware of the basic packaging purpose. But sometimes You are just too close to a situation or too busy to have an objective view of the possibilities. That is why you need to be [Read More…]