How to Pack a Box

Frustrated by getting too many packages with the sound of glass tinkling around inside? Tired of receiving a heartfelt three-piece gift that comes to you in thirty pieces? Hoping and praying that the carefully chosen gift for someone you love will reach them intact? As we enter the Christmas season, let’s remember how to pack a box.

By Nancy Harris

Last week I received three boxes in a row with damaged merchandise. Not only is this frustrating and wasteful, it is completely unnecessary. My mailman who delivered the first box, which had been inserted into a plastic bag, thought that it had been thrown. Honestly, that shouldn’t matter. The problem was in the packing.

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