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VCI Packaging Shields Your Metal From Corrosion

Posted by AJ Backscheider on Sep 25, 2019, 11:24:30 AM

Rust. It’s metal’s worst enemy. And it’s a costly one, too. Every year, billions of dollars are lost to rust and corrosion in the metal manufacturing and fabrication industries. Corrosion can hijack your assembly line and devastate your inventory. Fortunately, there’s a solution. 

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What is Amazon’s New FFP Requirement?

Posted by Luke Recker on Sep 13, 2019, 2:45:12 PM

If you are shipping through Amazon distribution centers, meaning you ship your product to Amazon facilities for delivery to your end customer, Amazon's Frustration-Free Packaging requirement updates will apply to you. 

To reduce waste, Amazon has officially put into effect new Frustration-Free Packaging (FFP) requirements, officially starting September 3, 2019 (pushed back from its original start date of August 1, 2019). 

Find out exactly what the new FFP requirements are, how they affect you and how BGR can help you make sure you’re compliant.

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Topics: Amazon FFP

6 Reasons to Rethink Your Pallets

Posted by AJ Backscheider on Aug 23, 2019, 1:56:10 PM

A pallet is a pallet, right? Not quite. Many companies order the first pallet they find (or the cheapest) and don’t even realize how large a range of pallets is actually available–including custom options. A pallet isn’t simply wood–it may be hard wood, soft wood, recycled pressed wood, plastic, metal  or even corrugated cardboard! They come in a variety of sizes and shapes as well. 

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