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

Episode 33: Problem Treatments - Using Blocking Agents Correctly

The most common means of transportation in Europe today is the semi-trailer. Compared to articulated trucks, it has the advantage of a continuous loading area, a greater payload and it is easier to maneuver. In this article, I will deal with the problems associated with securing equipment for this type of body.

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

Episode 32: Load securing with Code XL bodies

The Code XL body, the magic word in load securing. Quite a few shippers and drivers are of the opinion that now only loading and no more securing is required. This is only partly true. The wise answer is: "it depends". What does it depend on?

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

Episode 31: Reefer Container: Structure and Loading

Refrigerated containers have become an integral part of the logistics industry. They offer the possibility of transporting refrigerated goods at a defined temperature and monitoring the temperature profile. Compared to the past, when refrigeration still had to be carried out via the means of transport, today's integral containers are easier to handle. The refrigeration unit is built into the container, which has the minor disadvantage of...

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

Episode 30: Damage to the truck - When should you refuse loading?

When I am present at loading operations and observe the processes, I am always amazed at the damage to the truck that is accepted without a word by the loading employee or the loading company and the truck is loaded. Damage, even if it is not insignificant, is accepted godlessly, like a summer thunderstorm against which nothing can be done....

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, even though hardly anyone does the math? This can be proven by means of calculations. Provided that, as described in Part 1, no technical errors are made.

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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 made up 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 twist locks, which are used in container transport.

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