The most common type of pallet used for material handling is definitely the wood pallet; however, there are situations where a plastic pallet would be a better choice. Below are some things to consider when evaluating whether a wood pallet or a plastic pallet would be better for your business. Pros and Cons of […]
Green building is becoming increasingly popular and important whether you are talking about residences or businesses. It is not surprising that companies such as Starbucks have taken great initiative by building an earth-friendly store out of shipping containers! Old shipping containers are difficult to dispose of, but they are easily repurposed. Creating a house from […]
Going through the freight claims process when your freight does not arrive in good condition, can be a major headache. Luckily, it is not a headache that you need to deal with because we file the claims on your behalf! If your shipment was damaged or lost through the shipping and logistics process, the steps […]
One of the best ways to decrease freight damage is to properly package and protect your product. This packaging optimization will save you money and make the freight transportation process run more smoothly. When loading a pallet there are a few key strategies to follow: Pallets should be used for heavy and/or bulky […]
Cardboard boxes on doorsteps have become a common site during the holidays, but that may be changing! About 8% of holiday retails sales were returned in 2011, which means that retailers have to absorb the extra shipping & processing costs of returns on top of lost sales. Ecospan has come up with a way of […]
Shipping containers can have many uses, & here are some creative solutions that people have come up with to reuse and recycle cargo containers. Rescue Center This particular rescue center is set up for amphibians. These rescue centers are relatively inexpensive, durable, and can be stacked upon one another when convenient. Storage containers are also […]
The likelihood of finding non-compliant wood packaging material (WPM) is more possible than ever given today’s global trade and marketing systems. Each month there are many documented instances of non-compliant WPM found by Agriculture Specialists at Ports of Entry within the United States. Wood originating from living or dead trees may be infested by plant […]
The completion of the first trial shipment of the Tworty Box has moved the development of this new type of 20 foot container technology a step further. Developed by Hamburg-based Tworty Gmbh and built by German manufacturer Drehtainer, the Tworty box – is comprised of two 20 foot containers that can be coupled together to […]
Looking for an alternative to typical packaging methods? Using corner protectors may be a great option for a few reasons. These V-shaped corner boards used with stretch wrap can be used in place of corrugated shrouds in order to secure pallets during storage and transport. The V-shaped corner boards and corrugated shrouds are both recyclable, […]
Notice of NMFC Rule Change Beginning 4/19/2014 the following rule applies: Rules item #680 (the 65% rule) has been modified to include any shipment where the freight on a pallet does not occupy at least 65% of the surface area of that pallet. In Layman’s terms if there is any shipment where the freight occupies […]
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