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10 Famous Quotes Related to Wooden Containers

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1. “Imagination is the beginning of creation.” George Bernard Shaw

Playwright, critic and political activist, Bernard Shaw 's scholarly and critical opinion has been recognised for his extensive influence on generations of English-language playwrights. Don't forget to value the wooden container design process. Not only can a well imagined design lead to a superior wooden crate, but may reduce overall costs.


2. “One size does not fit all.” Frank Zappa

The legendary musician Frank Zappa, characterized by nonconformity and free-form improvisation, would definitely agree that when stock sizes won’t do, wooden containers should be designed based on specific information about your product.


3. “Life is a journey, not a destination.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

An american essayist, lecturer, and poet Emerson was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society. He taught us to look at the whole picture. Play the entire shipment through from beginning to the end. How will the wooden crate be handled by your company, freight companies and end users?


4. “It is better to travel well than to arrive.” Buddah

A truly enlightened teacher we've all heard about, Buddah shared accounts of his life, discourses, and monastic rules. Follow his example, be sure to determine the elapsed time your product will be en route, in storage and at your customers location.


5. “It’s what’s on the inside that matters.” Matthew 5:20-22

Consider internal technology variations to properly secure your product during shipping.


6. “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” Lou Holtz

Holtz would know too... Lou is the only college football coach to lead six different programs to bowl games and the only coach to guide four different programs to the final top 20 rankings. Play smart & think ahead, by reducing the weight of your wooden container shipping costs are also reduced.

7. “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover.” George Eliot

Mary Ann Evans known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. From personal experience, Mary Ann knew things aren't always what they seem on the outside. Consider the benefits of optional external packaging material (wood, cardboard, plastic,steel).


8. “The grass is always greener.” Patrick Ewing

Named as the 16th greatest college player of all time by ESPN. Ewing won Olympic gold medals on theUnited States men's Olympic basketball team & was selected as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. Don't be envious of what you don't have. Start to familiarize yourself with upgrade options and the benefits associated.


9. “Plans are nothing, planning is everything.” Eisenhower

"Ike" was an American Army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States. A five-star general in the United States Army he was responsible for planning and successfully invading regions in Europe in 1945. Eisenhower was a planner but he reaped the benefits and you can too. Know your wooden container packaging providers lead time and when you can expect delivery.


10. “Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at the costs.” Henry Ford

Ford was truly an American captain of industry and a business magnate, he developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle-class Americans could afford. In doing so, Ford converted the automobile from an expensive curiosity into a practical conveyance that would profoundly impact the landscape of the 20th century. In business he'd be sure to, bid out the packaging job to more than one vendor.

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Alicia Guillette

Written by Alicia Guillette

Alicia Guillette, is now the third generation of family involved at Valley Box Company. Starting in 2006, she has taken Valley Box into the digital age by developing a new web presence, implementing enterprise resource management tools and expanding the product line to include material handling equipment.