The top five cost effective packaging types

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Here at Transpack, we pride ourselves on supplying quality products for every business need.

For companies or individuals looking for packaging on a budget, the challenge can be locating suitable cost-effective solutions without compromising on quality.

Maintain professionalism and showcase your product offering without impacting your bottom line with our top five cost-effective packaging solutions.

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We supply packaging solutions across a wide range of industries, from office supplies to pharmaceuticals, shipping and distribution to health and personal care.

If you are asking yourself “what is the cheapest packaging material?” but don’t want to compromise on quality, we have the solution.

No matter your sector or business offering, our cost-effective packaging solutions will keep prices to a minimum but create that positive first impression and showcase your product the right way.

1. Polythene bags

Polythene bags are an ideal solution for those looking for packaging on a budget.

Not only are our vast selection of poly bags available in light, medium and heavy duty gauges and many different sizes, they are all food safe, recyclable and offer a cost-effective solution for numerous purposes, including:

  • General packing
  • Retail
  • Food use
  • Mattress and sofa storage
  • Filing and office supplies
  • Refuse

If you are looking to bulk buy this product, all our polythene bags can be purchased in volume offering quantity discounts on larger quantities. We can also make bespoke bags tailored to your requirements and made to your exact specifications.

Contact us with your requirements and we’ll be happy to provide you with a quote.

2. Paper bags

Paper bags offer a high-quality and versatile packaging solution on a budget. Our extensive range of wholesale paper bags are recyclable, FSC approved and available in 16 different colours, including white and brown, ensuring you find the ideal fit to suit your requirements.

Offering a strong and sturdy solution in 100gsm Kraft paper and available in three popular sizes, our range of paper bags can be used for several purposes, such as:

  • Carrier bag options for gift shops
  • Party bags
  • Goodie bags
  • Effective gift-wrapping alternative
  • Bottle bag storage

While paper bags already offer a cost-effective solution, our selection can be ordered in bulk to make further savings. We also offer bespoke options on our paper bag range, contact us to discuss your custom order today.

3.Tissue paper

Tissue paper not only offers an eco-friendly and recyclable packaging option, but it is also cost-effective and highly versatile.

Available in a wide selection of appealing colours to suit your business branding, we supply tissue paper wholesale for bulk purchase at wholesale prices, making it a perfect choice if you are looking for packaging on a budget.

Whether you are looking for classic white or patterned tissue paper or anything in between, we have a large range for you to choose from.

4. Cardboard boxes

Cardboard boxes made from corrugated board offer a sturdy and cost-effective packaging solution. Available in 125gsm board in both single and double wall varieties, our range of cardboard boxes are recyclable and produced from sustainable sources.

Available in a host of sizes, cardboard boxes offer a versatile and cost-effective solution for:

  • Shipping products
  • Moving home
  • Mailing items, such as books and CD boxes
  • Storing and transporting clothing

If we don’t stock the specific size you need, we can still help. Contact us today to find out more.

5. Gusseted cellophane gift bags

Cellophane gift bags offer a superior packaging solution while keeping costs down. The clear, high quality cellophane displays your products attractively, while the side gussets provide a three-dimensional solution and aid ease of filling.

Manufactured using food safe film, our range of cellophane gift bags offers an attractive solution for the packaging of:

  • Confectionary
  • Cosmetics
  • Wedding favours
  • Jewellery
  • Spices
  • Mugs

These products are also airtight if sealed with a heat sealer, making them suitable for powdered products.

Find out more about cost effective packaging types today

If you have any questions about our array of cost-effective packaging types available or need any advice, please get in touch. There are many ways you can get in touch with the Transpack team. Call us on 02380 869999, fax 02380 666622 or email

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Our team of experts are more than happy to answer any queries you might have. We are on hand to offer advice and help you select the most cost-effective packaging solution for you and your business.