Packaging Advice

Parcel Chief is delivering shipments all over the globe with a promise of care and speed. As we are aware that all consignments are habitually pass through numerous facilities across the world while in transit. In order to make certain that your parcel reach destination in the best possible state, we throw light on some key packing points below for you.

The Shipping Box

  • As commonly recognized cardboard boxes are the most preferable way to pack your belongings as they are available in a diverse range of sizes, shapes, materials and support accessories to fortify and protect them.

  • When packing heavy goods, it is advisable to use wooden containers for their strong nature, and also they are prepared for machine handling. But wood material calls for the Certificate of Fumigation with additional expense.

  • However, there are better choices exists to wooden containers in the market in the form of heavy-duty double-layered cardboard boxes, which is an economical buy in comparison.

Inside the Box

  • Make sure that the cardboard boxes are completely filled as under-filled boxes possibly will collapse.

  • If boxes are clogged in with stuff there are high chances that they may end up bursting.

  • Keep a note that the weight specification limit doesn’t meet its exceeding point as set down by the manufacturer.

Cushioning Materials

  • The quality of packing material plays a vital role. A secure transition of goods is likely when a higher class wrapping and cushioning/filler materials is used, stay away from damage boxes and containers.

  • We strongly recommend the use of padding to shun loose contents; the delicate items should be adequately cushioned from all sides.

  • Secure information and media discs/tapes with cushioning and protective bags. The apposite packaging of goods often rolls out a safe and intact delivery in the destination.

Distinctive Items

  • Sharp items such as scissors should be fully protected at edges and points with securely fixed, heavy cardboard.

  • Small items should be packed into flyers (polythene courier/mailing bags).

  • Food Items and Semi Liquids should be placed in sturdy plastic bags, securely sealed and packed in a rigid fibreboard box.

  • Lightweight documents can be put in cardboard envelopes. And, to carry articles like discs, tapes, keys and tiny electronic parts use cushioned, padded or bubble envelopes. The array of envelopes also offers waterproof and anti-static versions. Lastly, keep envelopes made of fabric at bay.

Sealing and Labelling

  • Your package must be sealed securely to ensure that it does not open in transit. All edges where the flaps of your carton meet should be securely sealed with quality adhesive tape.

  • Make sure that old stickers and labels are taken off when reusing the boxes.

  • Place a New Shipping Label copy provided by the Parcel Chief on upper side of the box.

Take a Photo

  • Take a photo of your box for your records.

  • Parcel Chief always takes a photo of your box before dispatch.


When your box arrives at Parcel Chief office we will be going through your box condition and do the require packing and taping as per international standard to get your shipment delivered safely.

Quick packaging tips

When planning for an International Courier Service from India you need to follow some simple at the same time important instructions:

• Select a good quality cardboard box.
• Pack it precisely and calculate the actual weight and dimensions of the boxes.
• Note down a list of commodities whistle packing, doing this will ensure a swift custom clearance process.
• Stick Shipping Label given by Parcel Chief on the box.

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