Throwback Thursday — Melting Packaging is Bad. Animals “Melting” is Good!

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and we hope you have a good plan for impressing your date! These photos of “melting” pets might be the way to their heart, but melting chocolate is definitely a no-go. Not to worry — Ernest Packaging Solutions has your back on both fronts.

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Did you know that nearly 15% of cargo that is lost in transit comes from temperature-related issues? That’s no small number considering the amount of cargo shipped around the world daily. The causes of product loss due to temperature control can be varied but the results are the same: you lose money, time, product and quite possibly your sanity if it keeps happening.

Some common temperature-related threats to packaging are:

• temperature-controlled cargo stored in direct sunlight or next to heated tanks

• failed temperature monitoring

• poor cold-chain packaging design

After all, most things are better when they’re not melted. Things like ice cream and chocolate bunnies tend to be better when they’re in their solid state. So too are cold-chain packaging staples like pharmaceuticals and food items like Chocolate Bakery’s deliciously decadent chocolate cakes. You don’t want these things showing up looking a tad more liquid than they were when they left the manufacturer. When your product needs to keep its cool, Ernest’s TempEndure® is your best bet.

Really, there are only three things we can think of that are better when they’re melted: cheese, The Wicked Witch of the West, and these adorable “melting” animals. Don’t worry, they’re fine! They’re just a little flat.

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Thanks to the good people at Bored Panda for collecting these (and other) heart-melting pics.

Melty isn’t so cute when products become useless or potentially dangerous due to poor packaging and shipping solutions. At Ernest Packaging Solutions, we don’t think using cheap and ineffective packaging is the way to save money. Instead, we believe custom designed packaging and innovative solutions are the way to reduce breakage/loss and increase consumer sales.

If that sounds like something you can get on board with? Give us a call to start your custom designed packaging journey today!

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