strapa-pack container loading

An important step which you can’t leave out as an exporter: inspecting container loading

It is necessary to verify the condition of the container (structural stability/damage), the quantity and quality of the goods and whether the packaging has been carried out professionally and carefully. The inspecting person shall also check that the container is properly sealed and that the necessary documentation is available. A full-scale inspection will allow everything to go as planned leaving no chance for any mistakes. The process may also help to clarify the liability of both the exporter and the transporter.

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strapa-pack packaging materials

Special packaging materials: Indicators, container securing products, foils and vapour barriers

Four special packaging materials that are less known but more practical! Indicators provide information on incorrect handling of goods – for example, if the shipment is exposed to too high or too low temperature. We can really utilize the inflatable dunnage bag when the goods are secured into the container. Absorbent substances such as bentonite provide effective protection against high humidity.

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Strapa-pack cargo lining

In pursuit of the quality cargo lining

Unfortunately, factory linings don’t usually meet more specific requirements, not to mention the effective protection of the goods and the van. In this case there’s nothing else to be done, you have to replace them. But what product should the choice be on? A high-quality floor lining not only makes the surface more even and stable, but also excludes any risk of sliding and the possibility of resulting accidents. The cargo lining shall be hardwearing, it has to be able to hold several tonnes, and it is also important that the surface can be easily cleaned.

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strapa-pack container rain

Container rain – what is it and what to do against it

Maritime transport is one of the most popular and cheapest forms of transport where we face many challenges. Heat and humid air are responsible for the formation of container rain. Unfortunately, containers do not lock airtight; there is always some moisture in them. A sudden change in temperature could result in condensation dripping down from the side of the tank and from the ceiling, causing serious damage to the shipment. Fortunately, there is a solution.…

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Sustainability of the supply chain – Think Green!

Green logistics aims to reduce the environmental impact of transport tasks, the importance of which is increasingly recognised not only by large multinationals but also by retailers, suppliers and consumers. You don’t need to worry – taking sustainability into account is not the same as deciding on outdated, less effective solutions that do not serve your economic interests. If you are aware of your options, you can simply reduce your company’s carbon footprint without having to make any more serious sacrifices.

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