What Damage Can Moisture Cause Inside a Container?

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Moisture damage is one of the biggest causes of concern when cargo is being stored or shipped around the world. Moisture, including humidity and condensation, can lead to damaged containers, contaminated goods and unhappy customers. However with the help of moisture protection packaging, desiccants and a few handy storage tips, you can minimise the chance […]

How Do You Keep Moisture Out of a Shipping Container?

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Shipping containers can be prone to moisture build-ups when in storage or transit, and this moisture can cause damage to cargo if not dealt with. Humidity and moisture can be caused by a number of different factors. With forward planning and an effective storage and handling system, you can keep shipping containers free of moisture. […]

What Happens When a Shipping Container Is Contaminated? 

Industrial shipping drums are the most effective way to safely store and transport goods and products across the world. Plastic shipping drums, steel shipping drums and increasingly, fibre shipping drums, are all robust industrial shipping solutions. But it’s important to follow safety procedures in order to prevent contamination. In this article, the experts at ITP […]

What Kind of Transport Do You Need for Stainless Steel Drums?

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Stainless steel drums are one of the most widely used and robust pieces of industrial storage equipment, but it’s imperative that businesses and individuals follow stringent health and safety rules and regulations when steel drums are transported. Steel drums are bulky and heavy (they can weigh upwards of 200 kg when fully loaded), and they’re […]

How to Safely Handle and Store Oil Barrels

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Steel drums and other barrels are an excellent choice of container for industrial oils and lubricants. But to avoid contamination, you need to ensure that an oil barrel is safely handled and carefully stored. While an oil barrel is robust and long lasting, improper storage can cause the products inside to become contaminated with dust […]

What should you consider when transporting liquid?

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Industrial transportation is a hazardous business, whether it’s loading and unloading plastic barrels onto lorries or dealing with accidental spillages, the risks are high. Before you even think about the journey, there are a number of considerations that must be made in order for the safe transportation of liquid goods.  WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON […]

The Importance of Protective Packaging in Transport

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Protective packaging is essential for the movement and transport of goods across the UK and the rest of the world. Without the means to safely protect items on both a commercial and industrial scale, suppliers could never meet the ever-growing demands of consumers and customers. Protective packaging comes in a wide variety of forms, from basic cardboard boxes through to enormous steel shipping containers. But its purpose […]

A guide to transporting hazardous chemicals

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Transporting chemicals is a key task that many companies with an industrial focus need to complete safely, on a regular basis. Transporting hazardous chemicals is a task that needs to be completed by following stringent laws and regulations, which are in place to keep the process health and safety compliant. To transport hazardous chemicals safely and […]