Packaging Solutions For Shipping Perishable Items

Are you a business that sells seafood to buyers in markets across the country? Are you a manufacturer of vaccines that need to make a shipment across the country? Or are you even just a stellar grandma that wants to send her lovely grandchildren some fresh baked goods and meals to their college dorm?

Regardless of which of the above situations that you find yourself in, or even if your situation is just eerily similar to them, you all share one common challenge — getting the package from point A to point B without it going bad.

At Herolily, we understand the need for people to ship perishable products across the country. In fact, that is one of the reasons that we have developed our wholesale ice packs for shipping. While our commercial ice packs are worth their weight in gold for keeping perishable items cold, they can’t do it on their own.

In today’s blog post, we’ll be discussing a few of the valuable packaging tools that can be used to complement the cooling power of our wholesale ice packs.

Insulated Packaging Solutions

While perishable items are required to be kept cold during transportation, the energy output of one of our shipping ice packs is not enough to alone ensure the quality of the perishable product. Instead, the perishable product and our ice packs for shipping must be enclosed in an insulated container — ensuring that the product stays cold once our ice packs have cooled it off.  Below are a few of the most common insulated packagings that we recommend for your products.


You might be thinking, “No! That seems way too simple!”, and you are not wrong to wonder so. The reasoning behind our recommendation of shipping items in a cooler is that — well — coolers are made to keep things cool. If you are simply sending something to your friend or family member, a cooler might suffice, but if you are involved with commercial shipping applications, it is important to consider more cost-effective shipping methods.

Insulated Shipping Boxes

For people who find themselves shipping perishable items often, or for commercial shipping ventures, it is important to purchase shipping containers that are more cost-effective than others. Shipping boxes can be lined with materials that insulate the box — keeping the perishable items properly cooled. Some of the more common liners that are used to insulate perishable goods are styrofoam and reflective plastics that can keep the cold energy from leaving the box, much slower than if they had not been there.

Herolily Can Make It Cold, Insulated Shipping Containers Can Keep It That Way

Commercial or residential, for-profit or for fun, when you have a perishable item that you need to ship across the country, you want to make sure that you know it will get there in one piece, and in good condition. To ensure that your product is safe, be sure to utilize the cooling power of our wholesale ice packs for shipping. While we market them as commercial ice packs, they will work for anyone, regardless of their cooling needs.

For more information on how to best use our ice packs for shipping, be sure to stay tuned to our blog, or contact us with any questions that you might have.