There might be a lot of reasons why companies might purchase packaging products from companies from other cities in Canada, or from other countries around the world. Sometimes it makes economical sense to order products from companies which offer lower prices, because of their lower overhead costs. However, it is important to consider many factors on top of monetary concerns when purchasing packaging. In this blog post we we will discuss reasons why to choose Vancouver based company ibox Packaging as the company for all your packaging solutions over companies overseas.
Purchasing products with lower prices seems to be a no brainer. And there are companies operating overseas that might be able to offer lower prices than what is competitive in the industry in Canada. However, purchasing packaging products and importing them into Canada might have more risks than benefits. First of all you are bringing a foreign product into Canada and there are customs implications to overcome. Secondly, the amount of time that it takes from a shipment to get to you is obviously longer than it is as if you go locally; from manufacturing, to shipping, to delivery.
At ibox Packaging we pride ourselves in our environmentally responsible operations. We ensure that all our packaging products are manufactured through sustainable procedures. We are part of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, we use vegetable based inks that are less toxic to the environment, our boxes are made with recycled materials and are 100% recyclable, and we have an in-house recycling program. We previously wrote a blog post that explains the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, in case you want more information.
There is great demand for companies that operate with sustainable practices, and it is very important because corrugated cardboard boxes is a product made out of trees, and it is imperative that companies are being environmentally responsible.
Overall, there are many other factors on top of the monetary factor that should be considered when purchasing packaging products. Having the convenience of your purchase being taken care of by a local representative, knowing that your product is going to arrive on time and undamaged, and ensuring that your packaging products are being sourced through environmentally responsible procedures are some of the many benefits about ordering from ibox Packaging.
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