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 […]

The History of Cargo Restraint Systems

Cargo restraint systems have come a long way since ancient times. Modern cargo restraint systems are significantly more advanced and scientifically formulated to ensure that cargo remains safe and secure when it is being transported. The importance of restraining cargo cannot be overstated. When cargo is not properly restrained, it risks causing damage to the […]

Issues To Consider When Dealing With Load Restraint In Reefer Containers

Properly securing cargo is complex enough under normal circumstances. However, thanks to modern technology and the advent of advanced solutions, the process has become easier and safer than ever before. That said, when trying to secure cargo inside refrigerated (reefer) containers, several other complexities arise. Here are some issues to consider when dealing with load […]