How to Use Desiccant in the Logistics and Shipping Industry

Desiccant Bags for Logistics & Shipping Industry

Desiccants are substances designed to draw in and hold moisture from their surroundings by physically clinging to water molecules or undergoing a chemical process. Their primary function is to create an environment with minimal humidity, which is essential during various products’ transportation, packaging, and storage. At X-Pak Global, we recognise desiccants’ crucial role in our […]

How-To Tips and Training Videos For Composite/Cord Strapping

Cord or Composite Strapping

X-Pak’s cargo restraint equipment ‒ such as composite strapping, cord straps, strapping buckles and tensioners ‒ are effective products that are super easy to use. However, like any new process, they require a small amount of guidance to get used to using them correctly. We often field enquiries from new strapping users regarding how to […]

Why Shipping Container Door Tarps Are A Good Idea

There are many different types of load restraint solutions available for ensuring that your goods remain secure and stable when being shipped. Here at X-Pak Global, we offer a variety of strapping, lashing and dunnage bag solutions, all designed to keep your cargo secure and undamaged, and ensure the highest level of safety for workers […]

The Importance Of Using Lashing Straps To Restrain Cargo

Perhaps more than any other load restraint solution, lashing straps are of critical importance to ensuring that cargo arrives safely and undamaged to its destination. This simple yet highly effective technology provides a reliable, strong and extremely secure means of keeping cargo stable during transportation. Virtually no other cargo restraint solution is capable of comparing […]

7 Load Restraint Principles You Should Always Apply

When it comes to transporting goods, proper load restraint is essential. When goods are not adequately secured in place, they can shift in transit and end up getting damaged on their way to their destination. This can lead to significant costs in product replacements as well as potentially causing reputational brand damage. In addition to […]

Steel Versus Composite Strapping: Which is Better?

When it comes to transporting goods, ensuring their proper and secure fastening is paramount. Strapping systems play a pivotal role in safeguarding both the cargo and people involved in the logistics process. Improperly secured goods not only pose a danger to workers but can also lead to damaged stock, which in turn leads to financial […]

Paper Versus Woven Dunnage Bags: Which Is Better?

When it comes to packing and transporting goods in the logistics industry, there are various cargo restraint systems available to ensure that your cargo remains intact and safe in transit. However, aside from systems like strapping and lashing that should be used to secure your goods, one aspect has a much bigger impact on the […]

How To Ensure Lashing Straps Are Used Safely

Cargo lashing straps are an indispensable part of cargo restraint throughout the shipping and logistics industry. These straps are extremely strong and versatile devices that can ensure cargo of all shapes and sizes are properly restrained to avoid any damage to the goods themselves or to personnel working in warehouses and shipping yards. However, the […]

Heavy-duty Lashing Straps: How they work in Shipping Containers

Heavy-duty lashing straps are an important part of securing cargo for transit. This cargo restraint technology is very effective and useful for transporting heavy goods that need strong restraint systems. In this blog, we review how heavy-duty lashing straps work, why they are so important for the moving and transportation of cargo, and the kinds […]

Understanding the Science Behind Cargo Load Restraint

Ensuring that your cargo arrives safely and reaches its destination requires the careful consideration and application of proper cargo load restraint techniques and principles. While it is effective to implement various load restraint systems, such as strapping, lashing, and dunnage bags, it is important that the science behind cargo load restraint is properly understood, as […]