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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Why Steel Shipping Barrels Are a Safe and Efficient Shipping Option

When you’re shipping liquids, you don’t have time to deal with punctures, leaks or the other hazards of liquids in transit — especially if you’re shipping hazardous goods. That’s why steel shipping barrels are an excellent choice for transporting liquids. They’re tough, cost-effective and can even be reused with proper cleaning.

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The Importance of Cleaning Your Shipping Pallets

 

The shipping pallet: humble but mighty. Although they appear to be a simple object, pallets play a vital role in the shipping and transportation industry. They are the literal foundation for the secure transport of goods. In a non-industrial setting, shipping pallets have been hailed by crafters and DIY enthusiasts for unique but practical uses. The upcycling of pallets has become quite a trend over the past several years, so shipping pallets have become an even bigger part of our daily lives than just a mere shipping material. Continue reading…


Securing Your Tote Containers During Transport: Three Things to Keep in Mind

 

If your business uses tote containers, they likely contain materials that are essential to the operation of your company. These containers are frequently used for the important job of safely holding hazardous materials. They could also be utilized to contain the ingredients for an important new pharmaceutical product or the pigment you use to create a paint color that no other company offers. Food products can be confined in IBCs as well. Continue reading…


Distinguishing Between the Drums: Fiber, Steel & Plastic Barrels

 

Drums are used in countless industries for the packaging, containment and shipment of a wide range of products. Fiber, steel and plastic drums are all widely used, but each offers its own benefits and drawbacks. While some options offer exceptional strength and durability, others are better suited to certain types of products. Continue reading…


Shipping Hazardous Materials in IBC Containers: What You Need to Know

 

When shipping hazardous materials, you’ll need to follow numerous regulations and meet many requirements. These regulations and requirements are in place to ensure the safety of everyone involved in transporting hazardous materials and to prevent dangerous spills during transit. Intermediate bulk containers — or IBCs — are commonly used to ship hazardous materials because they are affordable and feature a modular design that makes them easy to stack and secure for transportation. Continue reading…


A Guide to Warehouse Logistics: From Shipping Materials to Fulfilment Efficiency

 

From the time you place an order to the moment your purchase arrives at your home or place of business, your merchandise goes through a complex chain of procedures. It takes several steps to get a product from a warehouse shelf to your mailbox. From storage, customer service and packaging to shipping and tracking, warehouse logistics is a complex process that ensures deliveries arrive safely and in a timely fashion. Continue reading…