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Kelly Mertins

Kelly is a member of PackSmart's Inside Sales Team and is based out of our Wisconsin office. While her knowledge of the packaging industry is impressive, her knowledge of music is the stuff of legends.

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Void Fill & Cushioning 101

Posted by Kelly Mertins on Jan 9, 2019 1:48:24 PM

Did you know that 20% of consumers’ returns are due to damage product? ( If you don’t take the time to find the best void fill/cushioning product for your application you risk losing money on the damaged product, shipping expenses and on potential repeat business. A loyal customer expects companies to use the proper packaging products.

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Topics: void fill, damage in shipment, Sustainability, Go green, Packaging Expertise, Partner in Packaging

Sustainability Tips: How to make your packaging operations (and company!) greener

Posted by Kelly Mertins on Aug 29, 2018 12:15:51 PM

Let’s face it, many companies turned their backs on “Going Green” years ago. It wasn’t cost efficient and why fix something if it isn’t broken. But thanks to advances in technology this is no longer the case; in fact you can be losing out on a substantial annual cost savings. Simply put - you cannot afford to put off these changes any longer. Listed below are a few suggestions on where you can easily start to make your business more environmentally friendly.

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Topics: Cost reduction, Sustainability, Go green

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