One does not want their cargo to shift and be damaged during transport or containerization. Therefore, cargo lashing is of great importance. One has to use qualitative cargo lashing equipment. Cordstrap develops and delivers various high quality cargo lashing products, such as composite strapping. The cargo lashing products that Cordstrap develops are certified and endorsed by monitoring organizations like the International Maritime Organization and the American Railroad Association. These products also meet the ISO 9001:2008 guidelines and are certified by Germanischer Lloyd classification bureau. The also meet the CTU guidelines. Over 25.000 companies use these cargo lashing products for containerization satisfactorily.
Training to use cargo lashing products such as composite strapping
Cargo lashing is more important than most people realise. Every year thousands of accidents happen, because the cargo is not lashed properly. It does not only costs thousands of dollars, but also lives. That is one of the reasons that Cordstrap founded a knowledge and training centre. During these trainings, participants are taught how to lash cargo in a proper way, for example by using composite strapping, which is very important. Participants also learn about the laws and regulations regarding containerization and how they can prevent their cargo from shifting. Of course times are changing, and that is why our trainings are updated regularly.
Cargo lashing by composite strapping: quick and easy
Cargo lashing is an important part of containerization and transporting. When it does not happen properly, bad things can happen during transportation. Cargo can be damaged of course, but staff members can also be in danger if the cargo is not lashed properly. To prevent this, it is important to use high quality, certified and endorsed cargo lashing products, such as composite strapping. These straps are made of composite, a material that can hardly be destroyed. It is also possible to use other cargo lashing products; it depends on the kind of cargo which product can be use best to keep the cargo safe. Composite strapping is easy and quick in use.