A shipping label is one that is attached to a shipping container. The label is a very important aspect of the logistical distribution chain of any shipment. In fact, shipping labels are considered to be a point of contact for those who would be handling the consignment during the loading, transportation, unloading, and receiving process. It features information such as the details of the sender, address of the recipient, special handling remarks or instructions, dimensions and weight of the package etc.
The use of barcodes on such a label is also very vital, as a lot of information that cannot be printed at length on the label can succinctly be encoded in a barcode. With the advancement of technology in different sectors, there has been a corresponding change in the way labels are printed. For instance, there are a number of label printing firms that now execute projects on a digital label press.
There are several benefits of using a digital label press for printing shipping labels. Here are a few notable advantages:
In addition, such printing presses can also be used to print variable data such as bar codes and consecutive numbers that are very important to shipping labels. Your labels can now offer you a fine balance between functionality and an attractive look and feel as there's an option between one color to full color printing.
Posted on September 5, 2018