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Warehouse Packaging Materials

Types of Packing Materials used in Warehouse

In this blog we will discuss about types of packing materials used in warehouse.

In a warehouse setting, various types of packing materials are used to protect, secure, and transport, goods safely. Here are some common types of warehouse packing materials.

Cardboard Boxes

Cardboard boxes are versatile and widely used for packaging gods of all shapes and sizes. They come in various dimensions and strengths to accommodate different types of products.


Pallets are flat structures used to stack, store, and transport goods. They provide a stable base for stacking boxes or other containers and facilitate the movement of goods with forklifts or pallet jacks.

Stretch Film (Stretch Wrap)

Stretch film is a plastic film used to secure and bundle palletized loads. It is wrapped around the palletized goods to provide stability and protection during transportation and storage.

Bubble Wrap

Bubble wrap is a cushioning material made of plastic with air-filled bubbles. It is used to wrap or delicate items to protect them from shocks, vibrations, and impact during handling and transit.




Foam Packaging

Foam packaging materials, such as foam sheets, foam rolls, and foam peanuts, provide cushioning and protection for fragile items. They are lightweight and moldable, making them suitable for filling void spaces and providing additional padding.

Corrugated Rolls and Sheets

Corrugated rolls or sheets are made of corrugated cardboard and are used for cushioning, wrapping, and lining boxes. They provide additional protection against impacts and abrasions and can be customized to fit specific packaging needs.

Edge Protectors

Edge protectors, also known as corner protectors or corner guards, are used to reinforce and protect the corners of boxes and pallets. They help prevent damage to goods caused by pressure or impact the corners during handling transportation.

Strapping Materials

Strapping Materials, such as plastic strapping (polypropylene or plyester0 and steel strapping, are used to secure and stabilize palletized loads. They are wrapped around the palletized goods and tightened to prevent shifting or movement during transit.

Dunnage Bags

Dunnage bags are inflatable bags used to fill void spaces in shipping containers or trucks. They provide lateral support and prevent the shifting of goods during transportation, reducing the risk of damage.



Packing tape, also known as adhesive tape or shipping tape, is used to seal boxes, cartons, and packages securely. It provides a strong and durable seal that protects the contents from dust, moisture, and tampering.

Labels and Markers

Labels and markers are used to identify, categorize, and track packages and pallets. They contain information such as product codes, descriptions, destination addresses, and handling instructions.


Rajesh Sharma

SAP WM/EWM Functional Consultant

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