Proper packaging: Crating pallets and stacking.
Packaging your shipments onto pallets or crates helps protect it and makes it easier to move. Carriers often prefer palletized loads because it helps them maximize space inside their trailer. In this video, one of our shipping experts will walk you through some of the “dos” and “don’ts” of choosing a correct pallet and preparing it for shipment.
- Choose the strongest, sturdiest wooden pallets.
- Shrink wrap or band loose boxes to the pallet.
- Utilize crush cones for fragile freight.