Packaging Now Blog


Environmentally Friendly Packaging

    One of the main issues in the packaging industry today is the question of whether or not production is environmentally friendly within companies. We have taken this opportunity to enlighten our customers on Packaging Now’s environmental policies, and the current and upcoming activity in the industry surrounding the topic. We are proudly Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) accredited. FSC are a highly regarded organisation which promotes environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable management of the world’s forests. This, of course, incorporates packaging... Read More


Black Friday Weekend Event – A Thank You From Us

  The Black Friday weekend sale is now over and we at Packaging Now thought that we could take this time to thank our customers for the success it turned out to be! In this sale we were able to create new records for the amount of sales made in a day and the total accumulative value of the sales for a given day also. We are very grateful for this! Another positive received from Black Friday weekend is the number of customers we had seen return to us for... Read More

Black Friday Sale - Packaging Now 15/11/2018

Packaging Now – Black Friday 2018 Packaging Sale 23rd to 26th November

  As Black Friday closes in we here at Packaging Now have the best deals to prepare you for the holiday season! With Christmas creeping on us get prepared to package all the presents for your family and friends in only the highest quality packaging at the lowest prices this Black Friday & Cyber Monday weekend. With a massive 25% off ALL items site wide this is the perfect time to prepare for the Christmas period and any other occasions that may be occurring. From cardboard boxes, tape to bubble... Read More


How to Safely Send Your Presents by Post this Christmas

  ‘Tis the season for gift giving, and all across the UK, people will soon be sending presents by post to delight their loved ones in time for Christmas. If you’re sending fragile Christmas gifts, such as a bottle of fine wine or the latest video game, you want to feel assured that your presents will reach their destinations in one piece. With this in mind, we at Packaging Now want to share with you our tips of the trade so you can confidently send your Christmas gifts by post... Read More


Introducing our new Letter Boxed Sized Packaging – PiP Large Letter Boxes

We would like to announce the new packaging products we have added to the growing Packaging Now range. If you are looking to send out your smaller products or marketing material via the post, then our new boxes are perfect. We have developed and have now in stock packaging that is designed to fit directly through the letter box, adhering to the ‘Large Letter’ packaging guidelines set by the Royal Mail. The Large Letter pricing in proportion(PiP, for short) guidelines require that if you are looking to send parcels through... Read More


Packing Tips from The Pros: How to Pack Fragile Items

  Whether you’re moving house or boxing items away for safe storage, finding the right protection to safeguard your valuable possessions is incredibly important. During a hectic and often stressful packing process, the temptation to bung your belongings into any old moving box and hope for the best is all too real. However, especially in the case of more delicate possessions such as fine china, crystal and glass, it’s best to avoid any precarious packing. To help take a weight off your mind and ease those logistical woes, our experts... Read More


Halloween Special Offer – 26th to 31st October 10% Off Our Corrugated Packaging Boxes

  Halloween is quickly approaching which gives us now the chance to provide you with these frighteningly low prices on all our cardboard boxes. This celebration will be a treat (rather than a trick!) for our customers with 10% off selected items from the 27th -31st October. This Halloween offer is a thank you to our customers that choose Packaging Now for all their packaging needs. As a company customer satisfaction is very important to us and one of the key morals that we believe allows us to shine compared... Read More

Our packaging and Royal Mail size and weight guidelines 22/10/2018

Packaging that is designed to fit Royal Mail size and weight guidelines

  As we provide packaging for our customers it will only make sense for some of our packaging to fit the parameters of the most common nationwide couriers. As an example in this blog we are using Royal Mail. The first product that we are going to mention is our A4 and A5 large letter postal boxes. They are designed to fit the ‘Large Letter’ category with Royal Mail. These close securely and have a professional look for your parcel to go into. With a little of our packing tape... Read More


Packaging ideas for sending out your gifts in the post this Christmas

With the festive season creeping upon us, parcels and presents will be shipped out in huge numbers in the coming months and postal services such as the Royal Mail will have a massive influx of deliveries to make. Not only will these parcels need to get to their destination in a timely manner, but safely too. Especially when some of the gifts that are being sent might be of a more fragile nature. Here at Packaging Now we want to help you in the packaging process to ensure whatever you... Read More


A cost effective, cheap way to start up a subscription box business with branded packaging boxes

Do you have your own subscription box business, or are planning on starting one and need a cost effective solution for sending out your products to your customer base? Then in this blog we go through a few creative ways you can make a subscription box for cheaper cost, whilst also making it stand out with your own logo. If you are unsure what a subscription box is, its basically a monthly box of products that gets sent out to customers after paying a monthly subscription fee. Usually containing their... Read More