Common Methods in Delivering Flowers

Pomona, CA (PressExposure) April 01, 2009 -- Because of the growing industry of floral businesses, the delivery of flowers became more important as the demand for foreign and rare flowers became apparent. But what are the steps that those with floral businesses take to ensure timely delivery of their flowers across the world? How do they keep them fresh while being transported? And what are the usual methods on keeping a flower fresh even in long journeys?

When florists are dealing with international floral trade, the usual methods the usual method they take is by using an air or sea freighter. There are several disadvantages between using air freighters or sea freighters. Get a Philippine flower delivery [] service by visiting an online flower shop.

Using an air freighter to deliver flowers are much more faster than that of using sea freighters. But faster means more cost, and air freighter services doesn't come cheap. Another disadvantage of using air freighters is the limit of packages that can be delivered. Air freighters carries a smaller hold than that of sea freighters.

Much of what is stated above, sea freighters are a lot slower than air freighters but are a lot cheaper and carries more than what air freighters can carry. But because of its slowness, most florists would prefer air freighters to delivery their flowers either because of the standards they have to keep or to keep their flowers fresh. Get a chance to deliver a flower to your loved ones in the Philippines by relying on Flowers Express' Philippine flower delivery [] service.

One common method in transporting flowers is by packing it flat in boxes. This method enables florists to send more flowers by saving more spaces on aircraft holds.

Techniques used to keep the flower fresh upon arrival depends of the type of flowers to be transported. Some flowers can survive for hours out of water such as roses but other flowers such as orchids, gerberas, and water lilies cannot. One way of keeping these flowers' freshness is by using a method called Procona in which these kinds of flowers are transported in water buckets.

Another form of tool used for flowers to survive a long journey is by using Picks. Picks are tiny water containers commonly made of plastic are attached to the stem ends of flowers. Using the method Procona is far less cheaper than using Picks, but using buckets of water takes a lot of space in aircraft holds thus limiting the number of flowers to be delivered. Buy and send flowers through one of the Philippine's best Philippine flower delivery [] services by visiting an online flower shop.

Though whatever florists use to deliver flowers from all over the world, the floral industry and the leading pioneers of the business are thinking of more ways on how to deliver flowers faster and easier without jeopardizing the flower's freshness.

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Press Release Submitted On: March 29, 2009 at 11:39 pm
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