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Our packaging tips

Machines and automatic distribution systems mostly organise international transport. Since most automatic distribution systems are gentle nor thoughtful, you might want to consider decent packaging. 

Good and sturdy packaging not only prevents your consignment against damage, but also prevents unwanted delays. Want to know what you can do to contribute to a safe transit for your goods? 


Our packaging advices

  • Make sure you have a consignment note fixed on the appropriate location of your shipment.
  • Remove old shipping labels and / or consignments.
  • Make sure that the consignment note is secured and clearly visible on your package.
  • Make sure the packaging suits the content of the shipment.
  • Provide quality shock absorbing packaging.
  • Check the thickness of the cardboard packaging used.
  • Use enough cushioning material.
  • Use corrugated (waved) cardboard correctly.
  • Seal the container properly.
  • When sending fragile goods, always place them in the centre of the packaging.
  • Protect edges and pointy ends.
  • Protect data, image and audio materials with good stuffing material.
  • If a shipment weighs more than 30 kg, it should be placed on a pallet.
  • Wrap rolled goods (e.g. carpets) in foil.
  • Pack liquid goods in leak-proof containers.
  • Pack powder materials and fine grains in hard fiberboard boxes.
  • Use separating (cardboard) walls when shipping fragile goods.
  • Use greaseproof paper to pack oily and fragrant liquids.
  • Wrap your consignment in one piece.

Want to know more?

Believe it or not, the list goes on and on (and on and on). If you want more or specific advise concerning your consignment, please don’t hesitate to ask us!

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