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5 Tips on Packaging Freight Correctly

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When transporting goods via freight it is vital that you package your goods correctly in order to minimise damage to them and to maximise the efficiency at which they can be moved. Below are some tips to help you package your freight goods correctly.

Pack the freight tightly

By packing your freight tightly you will improve the stability of your freight and decrease the chances of the items moving and incurring any damage. A good way to encourage and retain tightness of freight is to wrap your goods will cling film.

Utilise space properly

By not leaving any spaces on your crates you will make your freight more secure as it will be less likely to move around. An added benefit to this is that it will save you money as you can fit more items onto one shipment.

Make the goods assessable

It is likely that at some point during the journey of your freight that it will need to be assessed for health and safety as well as security purposes. You should make your freight as assessable as possible to avoid interference with it.

Store items next to others of similar size

Common sense suggest that storing items next to others of the same size is a sensible approach as it will encourage compactness and avoid damage that may occur of stored next to larger items.

If re-using boxes be sure to cover any previous labels

If you re-use boxes and leave old labels on them you could find that your goods are delivered to an incorrect address or even that the freight company will not process the goods.

Learn also about sending art by freight and howe to package art for moving.

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