Although cardboard boxes are among the most versatile tools today, it’s always best to use the right type of box for the job at hand. Some boxes are more suited to certain jobs than others, and matching the right box to what you’re doing will help make your work much easier.
Here’s a quick look at the main types of boxes we offer at Boxfactory and what they’re best suited for:
|Packing||Moving||Storage||Display||Point of Sale (POS)||Arts and Crafts|
|Die Cut Box||√||√||√||√|
|Regular Slotted Container (RSC)||√||√||√||√|
|Half Slotted Container||√||√||√||√||√||√|
|Full Flap Slotted Container||√||√||√||√|
|Five Panel Folder Box||√||√|
|Creased & Slotted Trays||√||√||√||√|
Of course, given the right circumstances and enough ingenuity, you can use any box for all these activities. But remember that each box type offers features that are better for some tasks than others, so it’s always best to use the most appropriate one for whatever you’re doing.
Here’s a rundown of the box features you want according to your task or activity.