If you've never been in an earthquake you would be amazed at how much damage 30 seconds of vibration can do. Even relatively short and mild earthquakes can cause serious damage.
We interviewed Lantech's Paul Stewart, about the significant issue of why most case erectors jam. What follows are extracts from the transcript of our conversation.
Topics: Case Equipment
Stretch Film breaks a lot - about 3 to 7 times per roll on the average. But in the hustle and bustle of the typical workday, stretch wrapper operators simply don't have time to figure out which of these causes is making their stretch film break so much. And film breaks are more than just an irritation. Unless their causes are found and fixed, they lead to a nasty chain of events that can be difficult to escape.
Topics: Film Breaks
Ever been in an earthquake? It’s amazing how much damage 30 seconds of vibration can do.
Your pallet loads must survive the vibration from “mini earthquakes” as they ship to your customers – only they last a lot longer than 30 seconds. Check out this video.
Problem or Opportunity?
LTL – less than truckload – pallet loads are a challenge.
Because they’re usually low volume, order picked loads are often fragile, unstable or odd sized, they’re among the hardest loads to stretch wrap. And because they’re handled so much, they have a high risk of being damaged during shipment.
Topics: Stretch Wrapping
The New Year is a time of new beginnings. Traditionally, we resolve to improve something about our lives or businesses. Here are 3 stretch wrapping resolutions that will improve your stretch wrapping quality, lower your costs, and enhance your brand image.
You're Sending Your Products on a Rough Ride
Did you ever wonder what your products go through as they ship to your customers? The trip's a lot tougher than you might think. Watch this video to get an idea of what they could go through.
Topics: Product Damage
Damage You Know About
We all know about truck load shipping failures like those in Photo 1. Or about products damaged during shipment like those in Photo 2. This is visible damage, the catastrophic damage we see or hear about. This is the damage that winds up in reclamation and reprocessing centers or even in landfills.
Topics: Product Damage
Loads Sliding Off Their Pallets Are a Big Cause of Damage!
Millions of loads slide off their pallets during shipment each year causing billions of dollars of damage and waste. This happens because the loads aren't adequately bonded to their pallets.