From Sea to Sky: The Ultimate Guide to the IMDG Code and Dangerous Goods Regulations

 

If you ever stop to think about why “safety first” is the old maxim, you’ll realize that it’s because safety is the base on which everything else rests. Without safe operation, everything else — efficiency, innovation, profit — is impossible. When you’re shipping dangerous goods, the stakes are extremely high, and safety isn’t just part of the job; in many ways, it is the job. Continue reading…


Why, When and How to Replace Your Box Cutter Blades

A box cutter knife is a key tool in almost every warehouse. Also known as utility knives, these ultra-sharp blades easily cut cardboard, shrink wrap, cords, carpet and more. Workers prize them for their versatility, as well as for their ability to make small, precise cuts. As part of our commitment to creating complete packaging solutions for warehouse and industrial customers, AirSea offers multi-purpose utility knives.

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The Best Shipping Materials to Use When Transporting Liquids

If you’re new to shipping liquid goods, the task can seem intimidating. How should you deal with temperature regulation, potential spills and punctures, and the many other factors in play? It’s true that liquid shipping requires a unique set of materials, considerations and best practices. And it does demand a clear-eyed, holistic understanding of your goods’ transportation requirements.

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Four Uses of Plastic Barrels for Emergency Preparedness

Our world changes incredibly quickly, and it’s harder than ever to know what might be around the corner. In an emergency, it’s key to have the supplies set aside that will keep you and your loved ones safe. Durable high-density polyethylene (HDPE) barrels are some of the most useful and versatile items for self-sufficiency practices. That’s why AirSea Containers offers a complete range of HDPE plastic barrels that are perfect for storage, preparation and many other uses.

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Five Ways to Prepare Your Shipping Barrels for Cold Weather Travel

Creating an efficient and reliable supply chain often means finding a way to navigate unfavorable conditions and keep the wheels turning. Shipping goods in cold weather is one such challenge — it requires planning, patience and a little bit of creativity. Fortunately, you’ve got many solid resources at your disposal to help weather the storm.

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Overpack Boxes for Hazmat Shipping: Basics and Best Practices

When you’re shipping hazardous materials — or even just fragile goods — how do you protect the handlers, your product and the environment? Most likely, you’ll use overpacks. These packaging buffers are a safe, efficient and cost-effective way to insulate goods and maintain a high standard of safety during shipping.

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Six Signs That a Jerrican is the Best Way to Ship Your Product

When you think of jerricans, you might imagine gassing up the lawnmower — but these versatile containers do much more! If you’re weighing your options for non-bulk liquid shipping, jerricans are a great option that shouldn’t be overlooked. Over and over, our customers have found that AirSea jerricans give them the headache-free shipping performance they’re looking for.

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