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Shipping Packing Checklist

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You take the time to box up and get your shipment ready to be moved out to its destination, but when the shipping line shows up to load your cargo do you take the time to inspect what it is being loaded into?

The condition of the container that your shipment is being moved in can have adverse effects on the cargo it is carrying. To ensure that your items are going to make it to their destination on time have a checklist of things to inspect prior to loading your cargo into a shipping container. Here are some ideas of things to have on that list and what to look for when inspecting them.
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The Basics of Flexitanks

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So you need to ship a liquid but do not want the hassle of shipping it via tanker cars? Well then a flexitank might be right up your alley. Flexitanks are a new shipping technology for shipping non-regulated liquids that can fit inside of a standard 20’ shipping container.

They are not yet approved for shipping hazardous or regulated liquids, so make sure to keep that in mind. Here are the basics of just what a flexitank is and things to consider if you are going to use one.
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Shipping Containers Disassembled: What are the Parts of a Shipping Container – Part 2

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Shipping containers are what keep our cargo safe and moved easily when being shipped overseas. What makes up a shipping container? How can you tell if the container that you are using is going to stand up to the test of shipping?

Last time we touched on the overall assembly of the shipping container and a couple of the parts. Here are the rest of the components and what to look for to make sure that your shipping container is in good working condition.
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How to Protect Antique Furniture When Shipping

Our custom crates have superior protection for shipping precious cargo safely.

Antiques are a piece of our history. While some can carry a strict monetary value, the antiques that have sentimental value that are truly irreplaceable.

When it comes time to move these treasured pieces, you want to ensure to protect them to their fullest extent. Some common sense and preparation can ensure that no matter where you are shipping your antiques, they will arrive unharmed.

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The Advantages of Vacuum Packaging

Industrial Packing is optimal when the cargo is vacuum sealed.

At the end of long term storage or shipping, you want the items which were stored or shipped to be fully functional and in good working order. To ensure that this is going to happen, items need to be protected from the environment, degradation and other things that could inhibit their proper function. One way to do this is by having your items vacuum sealed for storage or shipping.

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What is ISPM 15 and Why is it Important in Crating Services?

Our lumber for our crating services adheres to the ISPM standards.

When browsing our site you may have come across our commitment to and compliance of the ISPM 15 standard. As a shipping and crating professional we take great care to ensure that all of the lumber used in our crating services does not contribute to the spread of invasive insect species.

Invasive insect species are a destructive force that can cause irreparable environmental damage. Prime examples of this are the Emerald Ash Borer and the Asian Longhorned Beetle. Most of these species’ introduction to the environment can be traced back to shipments of untreated wood used in packing materials.

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Tips for Shipping Electronics Safely

Safety is paramount when shipping electronics.

Probably one of the most fragile things to ship are electronics. Today, electronics are one of the most frequently shipped items worldwide. Most electronics, particularly computers, contain thousands upon thousands of tiny little parts that must be protected.

No matter if you are shipping a vital hard drive, twenty new servers or 100 motherboards, some simple steps for packing can ensure that your electronics arrive undamaged.

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Industrial Shipping Step by Step

Industrial packing and shipping truck on a high level bridgeIndustrial shipping moves tens of thousands of shipping containers through thousands of seaports and airports every day of the year. It’s the way in which your sneakers, hoodies, notebooks, furniture, and even food make the worldwide journey from shipper to receiver. Each supply chain has its own procedures and logistics to maintain, to ensure a smooth and steady transfer of goods from one point to another.

The Industrial Shipping Chain

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Choosing a Shipping Container

Detailed outline of how we select shipping containers.

Choosing the right shipping container is key to ensuring your shipment arrives safely and undamaged. There are a number of issues that have to be addressed when you choose your shipping container, and you should be careful to consider all salient points before moving forward. Let’s look at the important aspects of inspecting your shipping crates.

Steps for Selecting a Shipping Container for Shipment

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Using tarps for shipping

truck driving on a country roadSelecting the right industrial packing for your cargo is of paramount importance. The right shipping crates can make or break the shipment, protecting it from the elements and ensuring that the cargo gets to its destination not only in one piece, but undamaged from the rigors of travel and the ravages of nature. When shipping cargo on flatbed trailers using long-haul trucking, tarps have been a time-honored method of protecting shipments from dirt, grit, temperature, and precipitation. Choosing the right tarp to complement your shipping crates is essential to the transportation process.

Ensuring a safe and secure transport process for your cargo

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