Box buyers: what's behind your price?

Gauge future price fluctuations and improve your negotiation power by looking inside the packaging market. Understand the mill production costs, transportation costs and exchange rates that influence your price with two price indexing scenarios.

Your supplier’s profit margins can largely dictate your price. The largest, and most variable cost, for your box supplier is in the paperboard material used to make boxes. Not all paperboard material is made using the same process, or fiber input.

Fill in the form to take a look at two price indexing scenarios:
  • Containerboard: The material used to make boxes for shipping and storage
  • Carton board: The folding carton material used to make individual product packaging

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