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The Many Uses and Types of Corrugated Cardboard Boxes
Corrugated cardboard boxes are constructed of corrugated fiberboard in order to provide the highest possible strength and durability. The rigid walls are inflexible and extremely difficult to bend or tear.
The most widely used function of corrugated cardboard boxes is in the shipping and distribution industry. More than 95% of all products in the United States are shipped in corrugated boxes. These boxes need to protect its contents from the manufacturing stage all the way to the distribution and ultimately end-use. They are most commonly used to ship food and beverages in the food industry. Corrugated boxes can also be used to store items due to their unique strength that makes them extremely stackable. Often times the boxes will have listed their ‘load sharing’ ability, which alerts the user how much weight can be applied.
There are many types of corrugated boxes. On a site called PackagingSupplies.com you can choose from standard brown (kraft) boxes in a variety of sizes. Order in bundles to cut down on costs. They sell white version of the boxes and mailers; such as an art or picture frame mailer. The multi depth corrugated boxes (http://www.packagingsupplies.com/