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Your Guide to the 3 Levels of Packaging

Summary: Primary packaging is the packaging that contains the product. Secondary packaging includes boxes or containers containing specific quantities of primary packages. Tertiary packaging includes pallets and large shipping containers for storing and warehousing. All three types are...

Understanding the Differences for Hazardous Waste Shipping

Source: Adam Gregor/Shutterstock.com Summary: Salvage packaging is designed for damaged or leaking hazardous materials; overpacks are for intact products. Salvage drums must not exceed 119 gallons (450 L); overpacks have no capacity restrictions. Salvage packaging must be sent...

How to Secure Your Shipments Against Cargo Theft

Source: Siwakorn1933/ Shutterstock.com Summary: Cargo thefts reached record levels in 2020. Conduct background checks on employees involved with shipping. Train truck drivers on cargo theft prevention techniques. Use newer technology to thwart thieves. Recent increases in the volume of cargo...

Open Head vs. Closed Head Steel Drums: Understanding the Differences

Source: rocharibeiro / Shutterstock.com Summary: Steel drums are durable and long-lasting. Open head drums are better for solids, semi-solids and viscous substances. Closed head drums are better for liquids and low-viscosity fluids. Both types can be used to transport...

What They Are and How to Manage Them

Source: By Forance/Shutterstock.com Summary: A satellite accumulation area is space around your facility where you can store hazardous waste temporarily before proper disposal.  You can store up to 55 gallons of compatible non-acute hazardous waste (or 1...

What Is an IBC tank?

Source: AlexLMX / Shutterstock.com Summary: An IBC is bigger than a drum but smaller than a tank container. IBCs are highly versatile and naturally palletized. IBCs are stackable, making them very space-efficient. You may have seen IBC tanks before;...

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