Packing Fragile Cargo

Packing Fragile Cargo

Looking to send some precious cargo to Fiji and you are looking for some tips for packing fragile cargo. You are in luck as we have put together some tips for packing fragile or breakable goods especially when it comes to sending via air or sea freight. Get Your Packing Materials Ahead of Time We advise against using second-hand shipping boxes or pre-used boxes as they may have lost their structural integrity. There are various options for when packing fragile goods, based on size, shape and their make (in terms of whether they are glass, porcelain, and so forth). You can choose between plied cardboard boxes or wooden crates based on the quantity of goods being shipped. If you’ve chosen to go ahead with cardboard shipping boxes, we advise you choose the smaller boxes for the heavy fragile goods (for structural integrity and ease of transport per box) and the larger cardboard shipping boxes for the lighter fragile goods. Understanding the Shipping from Australia to Fiji Process Choosing the right shipping boxes/crates and packing materials are extremely important as it will protect your fragile cargo from vibrations, bumps and any form of shocks during transport. It’s important to remember that when you are sending and packing fragile cargo to be sent from Australia to Fiji, that it moves through a variety of transport modes. It will be first transport via road before either loaded onto a cargo airplane or ocean cargo ship. What Not to Use when Packing Fragile Cargo Many individuals assume that using the likes of soft cloths will help with packing.  We often find that blankets,...