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How to Make Your Own Wooden Boxes: A Guide

Posted on December 12, 2018

Everyone needs a weekend project and wooden boxes are the perfect cure for your weekend DIY itch! If you’re interested in how to make wooden boxes, you’ve come to the right place – at Australian Boxes and Cases, we create custom fit wooden boxes and crates every day. Whether you’re a woodwork beginner or you’ve been in the game for a long time, a DIY wooden box is a great project, as it can be as sophisticated, basic or personalised as you like. We recommend leaving aside a few hours…

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Think Inside the Box

Posted on November 21, 2018

Have you tried to ship a big item or product to a customer, but ended up having to use the wrong kind of box or crate? Have your deliveries been damaged or broken because the packaging wasn’t the right size for them? Australian Boxes & Cases have got the answer for you and your shipping woes: customised wooden boxes. Think Inside The Box: ABC Crates’ Customised And Fitted Wooden Boxes Don’t keep guessing if your packaging works for your items. Shipping your products in custom-fit wooden boxes makes sure the packaging…

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Wooden pallets are, and have always been, the most common pallet, crate and box material for centuries. All for good reasons too. When it comes to the food and beverage industry, people are understandably interested in finding the safest, cleanest option available. To ensure that your weekly fruit, vegetables or other produce are safe to consume, wood is the most economical, environmentally friendly and logical shipping solution. Ensuring your timber pallets, or any pallets for that matter, remain hygienic and safe for food or beverage shipping is simple. Store your pallets…

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Saddles: The Solution to Your Round Object Battles

Posted on November 8, 2018

If your business involves shipping items and products out to people, we know this process can be a pain in the neck – even more so when the objects are rounded and harder to transport, like liquor and wine bottles. How do you pack such unusually-shaped objects the right way without risking damage to them? Australia’s Wine Industry Is Booming – Exporting The Wines Equate To Proper Packaging Australia’s wine industry is having a great year. A country not usually known for producing quality wines is having its time in the…

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Wooden Saddles

Posted on October 24, 2018

Are you looking to transport delicate round objects such as wine bottles and pipes but aren’t sure how you can ensure their safety? Well, we’ve got the solution for you. Our wooden saddles are meant for the transportation of such objects and guarantee secure and safe transportation of your goods. Australian Boxes and Crates can provide you with quality and cost-effective saddles that will help avoid any damage to your items when in transit. Whatever curved items you need to be…

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Timber Pallets in Food and Beverage

Posted on July 27, 2018

Wooden pallets are, and have always been, the most common pallet, crate and box material for centuries. All for good reasons too. When it comes to the food and beverage industry, people are understandably interested in finding the safest, cleanest option available. To ensure that your weekly fruit, vegetables or other produce are safe to consume, wood is the most economical, environmentally friendly and logical shipping solution. Ensuring your timber pallets, or any pallets for that matter, remain hygienic and safe for food or beverage shipping is simple. Store your pallets…

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Guide to Packaging and Protecting Shipments

Posted on July 12, 2018

Your business thrives on being able to produce perfect products, just as they are seen in demonstrations, in brochures or on the internet. At a click, over the phone or via contract, your customers are interested in receiving your goods in factory dispatch condition. How you package your product for shipment is crucial to whether or not your customers receive exactly what you promised or give you a frustrated phone call because something was damaged in transit. At Australian Boxes and Cases, our business is ensuring your business delivers product…

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Export Pallets’ Battle for Sustainability

Posted on June 28, 2018

The reality of globalisation, international trade and the introduction of shipping containers means than nearly everything you eat, wear, play with, and give as gifts has at some point been strapped to a pallet and by plane, train or automobile been moved across the world. If our experience of the world is so reliant on shipping, surely the first question we ask is: ‘How sustainable are our shipping practices?’ The key to most international freight is the humble pallet. It makes product easy to store, to load into a truck, and…

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What is Pallet Shipping?

Posted on April 18, 2018

With the introduction of shipping containers, the world suddenly had an international system for transporting product faster, safer, and with more weather protection than ever before. But the most significant effect of containerisation was the introduction of standard, predictable spaces to fill on international ships. Pallet shipping is the next logical step from shipping containers, offering easy to move, securable platforms to attach products that are at the same time stackable and maximise the available space in a shipping container.   Pallet Shipping A shipping pallet is fundamentally a base for loading stock….

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Advantages of Using Timber Crates for Packaging

Posted on April 18, 2018

For as long as human civilisation has practiced carpentry, we have used timber for packaging. These early days saw wooden boxes or crates as the solution for an individual or pair to move larger, heavier loads than they could on their own. Nothing has changed. Wood remains a prominent material for transporting goods. However, the language seems to increasingly give new names to the essential wooden structure. At ABC Crates, we have heard customers refer to wooden transport crates as wooden boxes, export cases, timber cases, protective cases, plywood…

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