Less than truck load (LTL) shipping can be an extremely efficient way to move shipments when you don’t need to fill an entire trailer. However, if the LTL shipping process is not implemented well, it can have some potential disadvantages, costing the company more time and money than necessary.
Packing pallets correctly for shipment is a serious safety issue as well and could be full of risk if the business isn’t careful. If your pallet isn’t stacked properly, you risk damaging the product, injuries from toppling pallets or workers tripping over the overhang, and time lost trying to fix the improperly packed pallet.
In this guide, we explain how you can avoid injuries, damage, and claims with a few industry proven tips.
It’s important to consider the following:
- Pallet, skid, or crate?
- Proper stacking
- Shrink wrapping technique
- Thinking you don’t need help
We included some ways to avoid common LTL shipping mistakes you could be making that hinder productivity and negatively impact the bottom line…
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