How to pack a parcel


Packing standards

5 rules to follow when packing a parcel on your own

Here is a simple guide you can save and share with your friends.

  1. 1
    Select the correct box size. Use a corrugated cardboard box; it should not be deformed, torn or have wet spots or slits. The box should have straight stiffeners
  2. 2
    Check the size
    • 2.1
      minimal size: 11×11 cm
    • 2.2
      the size of the box and the shipment coincide
  3. 3
    Additionally pack fragile postal items. Glass, porcelain and other fragile items shall be wrapped on all sides with at least 3 layers of soft filler. If there are several items, each shall be packed separately
  4. 4
    Firmly fasten the items inside the box.
    Put the filler into all the gaps in the box. The shipment should not move inside during transportation
  5. 5
    Select an envelope and a bag for documents and textile.
    Put the documents into a cardboard envelope and clothes and textile, into a clothes bag. Do not put round, sharp or fragile items into a bag.

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