How to attain the ISTA 3A packaging certification

ISTA (International Safe Transit Association) is an organization whose main goal is to design protocols for the simulation of supply chains. ISTA tests are the most widely used in the sector, since they cover many aspects of transport simulation. This is the reason...

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Advanced packaging technology: how to improve deliveries

Nowadays we find ourselves before a global market where borders practically do not exists and products can be shipped anywhere in the world. This has implied a challenge for companies, who face complex distribution cycles, and where packaging optimization is essential...

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Reduce your transportation damage with an impact recorder

During the distribution cycle, the goods are exposed to a number of hazards that may damage them. In order to prevent this from happening, it is very important to study what risks the cargo is subjected to and, based on this, optimize the packaging to...

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Shock and vibration testing basics and differences

Shock and vibration testing are designed to test the wide range of impacts goods may experience during the distribution cycle. These two tests have very specific characteristics, and can be performed independently or jointly within a protocol. In the following article...

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ASTM D4169: standards and procedures

When evaluating the resistance of packages and containers filled with goods, there are different standards that can be used to test their performance under real conditions. One of the most widespread tests in this regard is called ASTM D4169, which is considered to be...

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