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How to Improve the Integrity of Pallet Loads During Transit

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Improve the Integrity of Pallet Loads During Transit

There are many ways to reduce losses due to damaged goods. One way is to use pallet wrapping prior to transporting goods. This article discusses how you can ensure that pallet wrapping achieves its objective of securing goods from damage during transit. Wrap the Loads Uniformly Some people believe that they only need to pay special attention to the top and bottom of loads during the wrapping process. As a result, they put several layers of wrap at the extreme ends of the load and put very little in the middle. As the loads are being transported, they will vibrate and are damaged starting from the middle of the load where minimal pallet wrapping was used. Prevent this from happening to your goods by using a pallet-wrapping machine to apply uniform layers of wrapping on all parts of the...

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What To Look For When Hiring A Tipper Truck

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What To Look For When Hiring A Tipper Truck

Tipper trucks are great time-savers in construction and removal processes. They help offload materials, easily, fast and cheaply, thanks to their hydraulic lift feature. If you’re planning to hire a tipper truck, selecting the right vehicle for your needs is important to achieve the intended results. Here’s a quick checklist of what you need to look for before choosing one: Load capacity Every tipper truck has its rated load-capacity. Unlike other trucks, the weight rating on a tipper truck is of utmost importance as it shows the maximum weight that can be operated by the hydraulic lift system during offloading. If you overload your hired truck beyond the rated weight, it may not offload and thereby delay your work. It’s therefore important to ensure that you choose a truck that can handle your loads comfortably. Tipper trucks range from...

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