ISTA 3A: everything you need to know

ISTA 3A: everything you need to know

The ISTA 3A testing procedure is a general simulation test for individual product packages sent via a package delivery service such as UPS, DHL, FedEx, etc., whether by air or land.  ISTA specifies that the 3A testing procedure covers the testing of individually...

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4 tips to choose the best protective packaging

4 tips to choose the best protective packaging

The globalization of markets and the rise of online commerce have turned protective packaging into an essential part of doing business. These are packaging solutions that can maintain the integrity of the product transported in them during the entire distribution...

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Package testing: standards and benefits

Package testing: standards and benefits

Package testing has emerged during the last few years as a much-needed tool for companies aiming to attain an optimized distribution cycle and sustainable, low-cost, safe packages.  Knowing and applying the benefits of performing tests in package testing labs, or...

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Top 10 blogs and magazines on transport and logistics

Top 10 blogs and magazines on transport and logistics

The transport and logistics industries are undergoing a technological transformation. The importance of safe and sustainable shipping is increasingly in the focus of governments and end customers.  It is therefore essential to follow all the news and learn new...

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Packaging optimization: how to design a protocol

Packaging optimization: how to design a protocol

Nowadays business and commerce are extended all around the World, and it’s easy to find products from the other side of the planet surrounding us. Worldwide goods should be transported from factories to their customers. Depending on the transport and the product,...

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Corrugated box testing labs: required equipment

Corrugated box testing labs: required equipment

Corrugated box testing is an essential step toward guaranteeing product safety during the distribution cycle. This is where corrugated box testing labs come in, which, through the use of industry-specific professional equipment, measure the protective ability of boxes...

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How to improve your packaging process in every phase

How to improve your packaging process in every phase

When shipping a product, the primary focus is safe and effective packaging. But packaging affects many aspects of your product line. Growth, revenue and reducing costs are closely related to the way you pack and ship your products. So, while your packaging products...

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ISTA TransPack Orlando 2020: Premier sponsors & speakers!

ISTA TransPack Orlando 2020: Premier sponsors & speakers!

ISTA TransPack Orlando 2020 ISTA TransPack and TempPack 2020 are to take place simultaneously next March 16 to 19, both of them organized by the leading organization in transport simulation for packaging optimization (ISTA, International Safe Transit Association), at...

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Field tests vs. Laboratory testing

Field tests vs. Laboratory testing

We might think that the best way to simulate a transportation process with the purpose of getting to know how our cargo behaves is to put our cargo on a truck and drive tens, hundreds or thousands of kilometres with it. However, this technique only allows us to...

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ASTM A370: all you need to know

ASTM A370: all you need to know

The ASTM A370 standard proposes testing methods to determine the mechanical properties of steel, stainless steel and other related alloys. The purpose of this protocol is to evaluate the level of compliance of these materials with the specifications proposed by ASTM...

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Do you comply with the regulations of ista 2a?

Do you comply with the regulations of ista 2a?

The ISTA 2A protocol focuses on the testing of ready-to-ship packaged products weighing up to and including 68kg. This method combines simulations contained in other ISTA standards such as ISTA 1 (non-simulation integrity performance testing) and ISTA 3 (general...

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