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Damage Prevention with Shockwatch

The route to accountability

Logistics is all about preparing for the unforeseen. It is the science of product risk management. Picking, pulling, packaging, loading, shipping, and delivery: at some point you’re going to experience damage. In fact, approximately 2% of all shipments are damaged during transit. But, you can mitigate the potential for damage with proper packaging; optimal load design, effective stretch wrapping patterns, efficient trailer loading, and the right dunnage to minimize vibrations and shockwatch. When you do this, you increase customer loyalty

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eBook: How about a little shipping accountability?

When it comes to determining product damage, someone with true shipping accountability is king. Logistics is all about preparing for the unforeseen. It is the science of product risk management. Picking, pulling, packaging, loading, and shipping: at some point, you’re going to experience some kind of damage, somewhere in the supply chain. But if you have the ability to make one small change that could change the course of finger pointing and he said/she said, determining, once and for all, true shipping accountability,

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eBook: Shipping accountability helps prevent product damage, profit losses

Shockwatch TempMark8

Shipping accountability makes revenue management and damage reduction easier Manufacturers, distributors, and carriers are left to absorb the cost of damages when packaging, handling, and transporting fails to deliver the goods to customers as ordered. But, sometimes you don’t know where or when the damage occurred, especially when it’s not detectable until the end-user is opening the packaging. The fact of the matter is that having shipping accountability means that you can find out when and where something happened. Sure, insurers

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Corrugated boxes and temperature monitoring labels safeguard produce

A new study indicates that plastics involved with packaging fruits and vegetables in Canada could compromise the health of many customers throughout the country. Packaging Digest explains that a study from the University of Guelph that investigated the use of Reusable Plastic Containers (RUCs) found that this packaging strategy was compromising the quality of the produce they contained. The study deduced that a high percentage of these containers were not effectively cleaned, leaving the food they held susceptible to pathogens such as salmonella and norovirus.

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