Unit Load


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Unit Load

Items packaged together into a compact container that may be easily transported. For example, three weeks' worth of diet meals may be placed together in the same box for shipment.
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It also reports on such products and services as pallet, slipsheets, unit load bases, reusable shipping containers, stablilizing devices and materials, tracking software and management services.
A typical unit load, as shown in Figure 1, consists of corrugated containers stacked on a pallet and stabilized with stretch wrap or other materials.
Sonoco will display its full line of Firma brand pallets, including the new FirmaCap and other pallets designed for packaging unit loads of cans, bottles and canisters, in booth 5607 at Pack Expo Las Vegas, Sept.
Alternatively, ACTIV - a unique, dynamic storage technology for freezer storage environments that can buffer, sort, and stage palletized unit loads in exact loading sequence - is designed to be used in existing or low overhead clearance buildings.
As products are shipped on trucks, they undergo vibration that can cause the unit load to experience some vertical travel.
Rehrig also provides asset recovery programs and reverse logistics solutions, which can further reduce the average shipping cost per unit load, through Rehrig Penn Logistics (RPL), a Rehrig subsidiary.
A typical unit of pallet and four collars can be stacked up to two high and is capable of carrying a unit load of up to 500kg, which equates to a combined weight of one tonne.
marketer of the innovative OptiLedge unit load shipping platform and pallet alternative, has introduced an online Enviro-Impact Calculator to assist manufacturers and transporters in determining the beneficial impact that use of the OptiLedge will have on environmental issues.
This enhances the integrity of a unit load because the stiffer the pallet, the better the unit load performs, resulting in less package and product damage during transit.
Highly versatile, the durable chains can be used in operating environments with temperatures from 60[degrees]C to 230[degrees]C (dependent on roller seals) with a maximum load capacity of 500kg per unit load.
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified Telair International's Hardened Unit Load Device (HULD) and has awarded it with a Technical Standard Order (TSO).
marketer of the innovative OptiLedge unit load shipping system, has named Jeff Lamb, Senior Vice President, "in recognition of Lamb's significant contribution to the global growth of our organization," said Edward Fuller, OptiLogistics President/CEO.
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