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Check before you load that container

Current pressures in the global supply chain should not be allowed to lead to the widespread use of inferior container equipment that does not comply with industry standards, warns Mike Yarwood, managing director for loss prevention at insurers, the TT Club. The Club is warning against cutting corners when it comes structural integrity, cleanliness and cargo-worthiness of units loaded. Mr Yarwood says that this challenging period should be an opportunity to reflect ... [+]

Make safe packing your New Year’s resolution, says TT Club

Freight insurer TT Club is urging cargo owners to be more aware of safety issues arising from poorly packed containers and misdeclared goods. It says that its analyses consistently indicate that two thirds of damage incidents are caused or exacerbated by poor packing of goods into containers. The Club’s managing director, loss ... [+]

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