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10 Ways to Pack Perfectly

Smart Send has evolved because of a need to provide competitive prices to low volume freight/courier users, along with a simple and convenient method for delivery of their goods using a “door to door” service. There is no need to register or have an account and we do not require Casual or low volume users to spend a minimum packmonthly amount to use our services. Our aim is to help: Private individuals, E-bay Members, Startup, small or medium sized businesses. We also realise more and more Australians are becoming self-employed or working from home (and this trend is set to continue into the future); Smart Send looks to fill this niche in the marketplace.

Want to know the most effective ways on how to package your shipments properly? You can help to ensure that your package arrives safely and on time with these packaging guidelines and procedures. Below we have narrowed down ten helpful tips to ensure your possessions and packages arrive to their destinations safely and soundly:

1—Use a rigid box with flaps intact

2—Remove any labels, hazardous materials indicators, and other previous shipment markings on the box that are no longer applicable

3—Wrap all items separately

4—Use adequate cushioning material

5—Use strong tape designed for shipping

6—Do not use string or paper over-wrap

7—Use a single address label that has clear, complete delivery and return information

8—Place a duplicate address label inside the package

Smart Send can provide a ‘Tail-Lift Truck’ service to aide customers in the loading/unloading of heavy or awkward/bulky items, if a forklift or assistance is not available to the driver at the Pickup and/or Delivery address. Whether you’re looking for general guidelines for packing day-to-day shipments or specific guidelines for shipping specialty items, especially around the holidays, you’ll find it all here with Smart Send for all your packaging needs.