Packing products for delivery can be pretty standard. You put the product in a box that is appropriate to its size and have it delivered to the exact address stated by the customer. Most of them care about the speed of receiving the items ordered more than anything else.
However, this does not mean you could not surprise them with your packaging. There are unique packaging techniques that you can apply in order to surprise your customers in a positive way.
Customise the box
When ordering online, you normally don’t care how the product is packaged as long as it arrives to you safely and on time. You immediately throw the box away. However, if the box looks good and it bears the brand of the product you have ordered, you might decide to keep it. This is what most people think. Therefore, customising the box is important to increase its value. It is also a walking advertisement, since the box could be seen by other people during the delivery process.
Leave a note
When you receive a gift from someone, you might feel excited reading what is written on the note accompanying it. This makes the gift extra special. The same thing can be said about the delivery. You can leave a note to your customers just to say thank you for choosing your company to provide the products and services. This could also help retain their loyalty to your brand.
Give something extra
You should think of some freebies to give away to your customers, especially to those who have ordered items from you several times. This extra item in their box will surprise them. This makes them look forward to order another item from your company. They might just be some cheap freebies, but for customers who are busy finding ways to pay for a lot of things, these free items mean a lot.
Choose the right packaging company
If you are running a small business and you don’t have enough staff, you might have a hard time dealing with every aspect of your business. This could be the reason why you don’t care about how your product is delivered, as long as it arrives on time.
Hence, it helps a lot if you hire a packaging company to do the job. They have people who will deal with the products for delivery. They will also store the products before they are bought. If you have all these plans to customise the boxes for delivery, you can inform them so that they will know what to do with each delivery. As an online business owner, things will be easier if you outsource this service.
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