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Lead Times

We look forward to fulfilling your packaging needs! This page is updated daily.

Lead time = Estimated time needed to process and ready your order for shipment. Does not include ship time.
95% of orders go out within these times.

Note: for orders with multiple products:

  • Orders containing boxes and stock items: Order will ship once boxes are completed.
  • Orders containing custom-printed items and stock items: stock items will ship first separately, printed items will ship according to their respective lead time.

UNBRANDED OR STOCK PACKAGING: ESTIMATED LEAD TIMES

EcoEnclose Unbranded Products
Lead Time (Does not include ship time.)
Stock products*
1-2 business days
Unprinted Boxes
1-2 weeks
Corrugated Bubble 3 weeks
Sample Boxes 2-3 weeks
Shipping Boxes in Set Sizes
1 week

*Stock products: Mailers • Flap & Seal Bags • Glassine Bags • Tuck Boxes • Tapes • Pull & Tear and Handheld Tape Dispenser • Paper Shoppers • Unbranded EcoBands (under 1000 units; 1000+ unbranded EcoBands ship within 1-2 weeks) • Packaging Paper • GreenWrap • Unbranded White Tissue Paper • Ornament Paper Shred • Office Paper • Blank Note Cards • Envelopes • Stickers for Fun (not custom stickers) • Hemp Twine • We Care Cards • Samples (not boxes)

CUSTOM BRANDED PACKAGING: ESTIMATED LEAD TIMES

For custom branded products, lead time begins after art and custom ink swatch approval (if applicable).

Post-Production Printed Packaging
Branded orders placed through the website, or through a design or art rep. Order sizes are usually less than 10K units.

Lead time begins after artwork approval, and (if applicable) custom ink swatch approval. Does not include ship time.

Corrugated boxes

4 - 5 weeks
Poly Mailers

4 - 6 weeks black ink
5 - 7 weeks color ink

Paper Mailers

7 - 8 weeks black ink
4 - 6 weeks color ink

Paper Shoppers

7 - 8 weeks black ink
4 - 6 weeks color ink
Glassine Bags 4 - 6 weeks
Water-Activated Tape 4 - 5 weeks
Cello & Kraft Flatback Tape 4 - 5 weeks
Zero Waste Liner Stickers & Labels 2 - 2.5 weeks
Standard Liner Stickers & Labels 1 week
Notecards 1 week
EcoBands 2 - 3 weeks

Tissue Paper

4 - 6 weeks

 

Inline Printed Packaging (High Volume Orders)
These orders are placed through a sales team EcoAlly. Usually order sizes higher than 10K units.

Lead time begins after Artwork Approval Process is complete. 

Does not include ship time.

Corrugated Boxes 5 -6  weeks new orders, 2-4 weeks reorders
Poly Mailers 7 - 8 weeks
Bubble Mailers 7 - 8 weeks
Flap & Seal Bags 6 weeks

Kraft Mailers

19 weeks
EcoX Mailers 1-2 weeks to 6-7 weeks - dependent on size & print type 
Paper Apparel Mailers, Rigid Mailers 12 - 14 weeks
Padded Mailer
  • Inline New Order: 8 weeks
  • Inline Reorder: 4 weeks
  • Preprint New Order: 10 weeks
  • Preprint Reorder: 8 weeks
Tuck Boxes 10 weeks
High Volume Void Fill / GreenWrap Pallets (no print) 2 - 4 weeks
Glassine Bags 8 - 12 weeks

Note that processing starts once payment has been taken, and in the case of printed orders, after the art (and custom ink swatch, if applicable) has been approved. Lead times described above do NOT include ship time, which you can find below. Therefore, for custom printed orders, allow an extra 1-2 business days for the art proof/approval process.

 

STANDARD SHIP TIMES

Once your items ship, you will receive an automated email with tracking, sent to the email address used to place the order. You can expect to receive your order based on the standard ship times outlined below (according to carriers.)

Please note that, due to COVID, ship times may extend. Transit times are estimates, and not guaranteed. Transit time is controlled solely by the carrier, not by EcoEnclose.

Please note that orders with expedited shipping will still be processed according to the above lead times

USPS Transit time
USA Priority

1 - 3 business days

First-Class 5 - 7 business days
Standard (Ground) 2 - 8 business days
International Priority Mail 6 - 10 business days

Puerto Rico, Alaska, and Hawaii may take longer

Transit times are estimates and not guaranteed.

UPS Transit time Guaranteed delivery time
UPS Ground (continental US) 1 - 5 business days. Time in transit map. By EOD
UPS Next Day Air* 1 business day* Between 10:30 AM -  Noon
UPS 2 Day Air* 2 business days* By EOD
UPS 3 Day Air* 3 business days* By EOD
*These are expedited options, available at checkout. Please note orders with expedited shipping will still be processed according to the above lead times. Expedited options are not guaranteed during COVID.
 
Freight / LTL Shipments
Contact your account representative for tracking information.
We have seen an increase in transit and delivery time throughout the country through COVID and holiday season/Q4.