Basics of container packing and solutions

Container Packing

The importance of proper load securement is generally unknown by Australian companies until an incident occurs. The question that is asked most of all is ‘how do I prevent my products from being damage during transport?’. Until such a point, Cargo Lashing is viewed as an ‘extra expense’ or ‘money I’m spending that I won’t […]

How to Secure Chemicals into Containers for Export

Strapping

Restraining chemicals, Dangerous Goods (DG’s) or IBC’s into shipping containers for export is an essential step in the supply chain for many manufacturers throughout Australia. Many chemicals come in the form of liquids, granules or powder and are likely to have a devastating effect on human lives and the environment if released during transit. It […]

Dunnage Bags – Frequently Asked Questions

Air Bags

What is a container airbag/dunnage bag? Dunnage bags are used to stabilise cargo in transport and therefore prevent product damage. They are placed in a void and inflated with air to restrict load shift in transport. Other common terms for dunnage bags are: Container airbags Woven dunnage bags Air bag packing Container dunnage Inflatable air […]

7 Reasons Dunnage Bags Rate No.1 for Transit Protection.

Container Air Bags

Whenever a business is dealing with freight, the challenge is keeping items securely packed and separated from one another. Dunage bags are known within the transit industry for offering exceptional value and are more affordable than alternative products previously used for load security. Some companies within the Australian market are still using the old practice of […]

Benefits of Tensioners for Strapping Small Bundles

Strapping for the constructions sector Port Fremantle

A common issue in many industries is the inability to secure small, round bundles with sufficient tension. Many strapping tools have too large a footplate which means the strap is tight when tensioning but becomes loose when the tensioning device is removed. Specialised strapping tools are designed to correctly strap pipe bundles, timber and other […]

Why CARGO-LASH is Exporters 1st Choice for Cargo Transport.

Cargo lash securing heavy machinery in Newcastle's Port

CARGO-LASH is a high-quality load securement system made from soft, poly-woven material. The system was designed for tying down heavy cargo for transport. Due to its versatility, this cargo lashing system is suitable for securing products onto flat racks, inside containers and on ships. Preventing damage is easy with a quality lashing system. When properly […]

X-Pak Strapping – The Best Alternative to Steel Strapping.

Steel strapping

Strapping is undoubtedly a vital part of packing and logistical industries and perhaps one of the most versatile products for securing loads worldwide. Unfortunately, both supply and demand for strapping products dropped sharply in 2020 with international covid lockdowns. In June 2021, many economies are recovering, and international trade is booming to make up the […]