Tag - Ladungssicherung

Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 24: Avoiding recourse

Recourse claims are almost always a vexed issue in a company, especially when claims cannot be averted. What are the causes and what could be done about it? About the author: In a series of technical articles from the field, on topics related to containers and trucks, you will get first-hand professional knowledge. How to secure cargo correctly and what...

Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 23: Positive locking for trucks

Securing the load with form-fit securing methods is the best, simplest and safest solution in most cases. In practice, however, there is often a lack of clarity as to which boundary conditions must be met for this to actually work. About the author: In a series of expert articles from the field, on topics related to containers and trucks, you will gain professional knowledge from...

Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 22: Soil loads on the truck

When loading a truck from the rear, the loading area is often driven over with the forklift without a second thought. Very few people think about whether this is even permissible and whether the floor can withstand the load. About the author: In a series of expert articles from the field, on topics related to containers and trucks, you will gain professional knowledge from...

Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 21: Stowage bag load securing - Part 2

Why are there no problems in most cases, although hardly anyone bothers with mathematics? This can be proven on the basis of calculations. Provided that, as described in part 1, no mistakes are made. About the author: In a series of expert articles from the field, on topics related to the container and truck, you will get professional knowledge from first...

Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 19: Intermodal transport

Combined transport is a word that is often used in logistics, but we often find that not everyone knows exactly what is hidden behind it. The weight 44to is often generally associated with it. However, it is not that simple. In fact, it is a regulation of the EU with the cumbersome name: COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 92/106/EEC of December 7, 1992 on...

Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 18: Verified Gross Weight - Container

The accident of the 4,419 TEU container ship MSC Napoli on Jan. 18, 2007, in the English Channel during storm Kyrill resulted in the total loss of the ship. (Source: Napoli Report No9/2008 https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/547c703ced915d4c0d000087/NapoliReport.pdf) The investigation is interesting because the result had a direct impact on the packing/stowing of containers. What had happened? Image source: Wikipedia About the Author: In a series of technical papers from the field, on...

Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 17: Accidents and the conclusions about the cargo and stowage

Shipping accidents and disasters occur time and again. Some of them are due to incorrect information about the cargo, the weight or incorrect or missing classification of dangerous goods. Inadequate cargo securing leads to transport damage. It is not uncommon for ships to be totally lost. About the author: In a series of technical articles from the field, on topics related to container...

Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 16: Lashings and their application

Lashings are increasingly being used to secure cargo in the container. Their purpose is to introduce the acceleration forces specifically and completely into the body of the container via the securing means. However, care must be taken to ensure that they are used in such a way that they achieve their maximum efficiency. In practice, mistakes are repeatedly made in this respect. In the following, I would like to explain some...

Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 15: How does a Twistlock work?

The word is composed of the words "twist" for twisting and "lock" for locking. In other words, a technique that creates a lock by twisting. This is the basic principle, of which there are of course various variations. In this specific case, we are talking about twistlocks, which are used in container traffic. About the author: In a series of technical papers from the field, on topics...

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