Apr
30
2010

Bad Packaging Can Ruin a Good Day

From ParcelIndustry.com

It’s a story repeated all too often: A shipper’s employee gives a package to a carrier, the goods arrive damaged but inside an intact box, a claim is filed, but it’s denied because of “improper or insufficient packaging.” Here are some easy steps to prevent this nightmare:

1. Assume that whatever you ship via any carrier will be tossed, kicked, dropped, shoved, stacked, and generally roughed up. Do you remember the last time the plane you were on made a rough landing? Imagine how that felt to the airfreight in the cargo hold under your feet – without the cushion of a seat. Cargo aircraft land the same way.

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