Load restraint methods for shipping containers

man using xpak load restraints to effectively restrain an ibc chemical load in a shipping container

There are many things to consider when loading a shipping container, be it a standard GP or reefer container, with product. The number one goal for most is to ensure your cargo arrives at its destination, the way you loaded it. To achieve this, there are many additional factors to consider: Does my container restraint […]

How Restraining Your Cargo Using Reefer Lashing Points Is Different

reefer container lashing point

When discussing lashing points for refrigerated containers, we need to acknowledge that there are several complexities involved owing to the unique characteristics of not only the type of cargo but also the container. Refrigerated containers, otherwise known as reefer containers, are designed specifically for the transportation of temperature-sensitive goods, such as food products. As such, the environment […]

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 […]

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 […]

Strapping Tools For Logistics Packing

Logistics packaging and cargo strapping involves the safe transport of products from point A to point B. Ensuring that you have proper cargo restraint is crucial, and it demands careful attention to selecting the appropriate product for optimal restraint. Technology has a significant role in ensuring the quality of cargo-securing equipment. Tools manufactured to high […]

4 Common Types Of Load Restraint Systems Used In The Freight Industry

There are several types of load restraint systems that are frequently used in the freight industry. These systems help secure cargo for transportation. Take a look at how these different systems work and how they compare with one another. Each system has its own advantages and disadvantages, although they are often used in conjunction with […]

Essential Tips for Unpacking and Unloading Shipping Containers

As an export lashing supplier in Australia, we know that restraining loads inside shipping containers is essential to transporting and shipping cargo. If a load is not properly secured inside the container, it can cause severe damage to the property inside the container and to personnel who work in the container yard or warehouse ‒ […]

Benefits of Using Lashing For Flat Racks

Flat racks are often used to transport large, heavy, and irregularly shaped loads. However, while flat racks are inherently versatile, allowing for all loads, they do, unfortunately, mean that the cargo will be subjected to extreme elements during transit.   When transported in the open air, cargo secured on flat racks is at significant risk of […]