The mailing of audio and video materials requires special packaging. Special packaging is required to keep the material safe during shipping. Audio and video mailers come in two types; magnetic and non-magnetic. Non-Magnetic shippers include special packaging for CD and DVD, these items tend to be delicate and require a protective enclosure to ensure safe transit and delivery. Magnetic media is still used today, and this media requires protective packaging and packaging warnings to prevent the accidental exposure to magnetic fields that could damage the media.
Methods of Shipping Media
There are several options available for shipping media; Media can be shipped individually in self-sealing packaging, or in literature kits when the media is to accompany additional materials like books or manuals. Regardless of media type, both options are available to meet your shipping needs and your budget.
Among the options available to shippers are professional literature mailing kits. Literature mailing kits provide a professional appearance to your audio/visual materials, while protecting your items from shipping damage. Using professional packaging materials will show your customers that your operation is professional and will give you the ability to use that perception to obtain more business.
A typical professional literature mailing kit has an insert to hold the DVD/CD safely in place, and has room to accommodate a book or manual. Literature mailing kits come in several sized to accommodate your audio/visual shipping needs.
When shipping individual CD or DVD media items, a shipper can choose from Jewel cases to individual self-sealing mailers. Even today, a shipper can also mail cassettes and video tapes with professional packaging that will help the media arrive safely.
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