Many shippers don’t go beyond the basic options (FedEx, USPS, or UPS), and they may not even pay much attention to the specific service level they pick. However, there are plenty of shipping methods to consider, and understanding their differences can save some serious cash.
Deciding on the correct protective packaging for your shipment depends on a variety of factors. You must consider the size of the shipment, weight, method of shipment and fragility factor of the product being shipped. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of bubble cushioning vs. air pillows and decide which method is right for you.