Why, When and How to Replace Your Box Cutter Blades

A box cutter knife is a key tool in almost every warehouse. Also known as utility knives, these ultra-sharp blades easily cut cardboard, shrink wrap, cords, carpet and more. Workers prize them for their versatility, as well as for their ability to make small, precise cuts. As part of our commitment to creating complete packaging solutions for warehouse and industrial customers, AirSea offers multi-purpose utility knives.

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Four Uses of Plastic Barrels for Emergency Preparedness

Our world changes incredibly quickly, and it’s harder than ever to know what might be around the corner. In an emergency, it’s key to have the supplies set aside that will keep you and your loved ones safe. Durable high-density polyethylene (HDPE) barrels are some of the most useful and versatile items for self-sufficiency practices. That’s why AirSea Containers offers a complete range of HDPE plastic barrels that are perfect for storage, preparation and many other uses.

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The Importance of Cleaning Your Shipping Pallets

 

The shipping pallet: humble but mighty. Although they appear to be a simple object, pallets play a vital role in the shipping and transportation industry. They are the literal foundation for the secure transport of goods. In a non-industrial setting, shipping pallets have been hailed by crafters and DIY enthusiasts for unique but practical uses. The upcycling of pallets has become quite a trend over the past several years, so shipping pallets have become an even bigger part of our daily lives than just a mere shipping material. Continue reading…


A Guide to Warehouse Logistics: From Shipping Materials to Fulfilment Efficiency

 

From the time you place an order to the moment your purchase arrives at your home or place of business, your merchandise goes through a complex chain of procedures. It takes several steps to get a product from a warehouse shelf to your mailbox. From storage, customer service and packaging to shipping and tracking, warehouse logistics is a complex process that ensures deliveries arrive safely and in a timely fashion. Continue reading…


How to Determine the Right Shipping Tape for Packaging Hazardous Materials

 

When shipping hazardous materials, even the smallest details matter. You obviously need to choose boxes and containers that are suitable for your application and then label them properly, but there is one part you may not have even considered: the right shipping tape. The Department of Transportation (DOT) has rules in place for just about every aspect of shipping hazardous materials by air, ground and sea, so it should come as no surprise that there are regulations on the types of tape that can be used and how that tape should be applied. Continue reading…


Five Shipping and Storing Benefits of Using an Amber Glass Jug

 

When you think about an amber glass jug, you probably imagine it containing a fresh batch of moonshine or some old-timey pharmacy elixir. While they are certainly used for those applications, glass jugs and bottles can be used for so much more. Often found holding beer, soda, wine, essential oils, medicinal syrups and more, they are a common choice for several reasons. Continue reading…


Aquaponics: Reusing Your Water Tote

Aquaponics is a practice that combines growing fish through aquaculture with growing plants hydroponically. Aquaponics tanks can be stocked with everything from guppies to catfish, and the water from the fish is reused to provide nutrients for plants. While there are several ways to set up this type of system, water totes are becoming an increasingly popular option. When properly cleaned, old water totes, also known as intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), can be used to create simple backyard aquaponics setups. Continue reading…


5 Versatile Uses of Vermiculite

Vermiculite is a type of naturally occurring mineral that expands into long, worm-like strands when heat is applied through a process called exfoliation. When in its expanded form, the material has a low density and thermal conductivity. This makes it useful as a lightweight aggregate in construction, a thermal insulation filler and a soil amendment. It also works extremely well as an absorbent and as cushioning in shipped packages. Continue reading…