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FUTURE OF SHIPPING AND RECEIVING

In recent years, methods of handling materials in shipping and receiving have changed significantly. The adoption of equipment such as automatic sorting systems, robots, computer-directed trucks, and programmed data storage and retrieval systems has createdlargely automated operations. This automation, coupled with the use of hand-held barcode and RFID scanners has increased the productivity of shipping [...]

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SAFETY TOOLS

Give up? It’s not your lawyer, and it’s not a calculator. It’s the safety tool. Though nearly any business has to open a large volume of mail and packages during daily operations, toomany businesses allow employees to use bare razors, or food knives, to open boxes. This is a small mistake that leads to big [...]

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SAFETY PRODUCTS

Some workers, faced with a stiffly-wrapped package and no package opener in sight, will opt for brute force. They pull, push, pry, poke and tear on the flaps of the box, all to no avail. They yank on the loose end of the packing tape until it tears—or doesn’t tear. The use of teeth is not [...]

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SAFETY KNIFE MAKES FOR A SAFE CUT AT HOME AND AT WORKPLACE

Indeed, these versatile instruments, beloved of mail room supervisors, office managers, and shipping and receiving workers, are so broadly useful that some prefer the more general names “utility knife,” “safety cutter,” or at least “package opener.” Given the strides manufacturers have made in safety, perhaps “safety knife” or “safety cutter” makes the most sense. Many [...]

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SAFETY CUTTING BLADE

Given the strides manufacturers have made in safety, perhaps “safety knife” makes the most sense. Many of these little safety blades now feature in-handle safety cutting bladestorage, easy blade changeout, ergonomic handles, and automatically-retracting cutting blades, among other safety features. These innovations make safety knives useful for anyone who regularly deals with packaging – which [...]

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SAFE BOX CUTTER

A 12-inch fighting and safety box cutter, the Ka-Bar was first used by the U.S. Marines in World War II and has been carried into battle by Marines since. Originally designed as ahunting knife in the 1800s, the Ka-Bar reached popularity with soldiers who needed a safety cutter suited to trench warfare. Its final shape [...]

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MOVING SUPPLIES

Moving supplies and relocation can be an exciting time. It can also be a time fraught with worry and apprehension. Placing your entire life inside a bunch of moving boxes is no easy task. But it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Tackle some of the stress head-on with these tips on how to stay organized during [...]

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PACKAGE OPENER

Safecutters.com offers your business a full line of useful promotional products such as the Plastic Package Opener that will set you apart. This fast-growing, innovative company has made big strides in the office-supplies industry with its unique line of safety package Opener, utility knives, and safety knives. Every office needs a good box cutter, and no [...]

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MOVING BOXES

It’s important to use new corrugated moving boxes whenever possible. The more times a box is used, the more it loses its original protective qualities. Choose the move boxes’ strength suitable for the contents being shipped. Usually the maximum gross weight is printed on the Box Maker’s Certificate on the bottom flap. For further information on [...]

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MAIL ROOM

Mail room supervisors should determine which procedures are appropriate for their company and conduct periodic security reviews of their operation to identify neededimprovements.Whether shipping and receiving or mail room employees, safety is also paramount during routine operations as well. The use of correct tools for the job can help eliminate common accidents and injuries. For [...]

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