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New Distributor Packs!

New Distributor Packs!
The solution for distributors with low dunnage bag usage

We wanted to post this short blog to let you know about a new product we have! Complete Packaging Systems is pleased to announce that we now sell dunnage bag kits called Distributor Packs! Distributor packs are made up

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Metals Industry – LoadSecure™ 8260

Metals Industry – LoadSecure™ 8260
Friction Mat durability that can withstand shipments of Skidded or Palletized metal products e.g. Aluminum, Steel, Copper, Brass, Zinc, Lead, etc.

Complete Packaging Systems supplies LoadSecure™ 6910 rubber friction mats as an effective, safe and cost- efficient replacement to traditional wood blocking and bracing, which are manufactured with a maximum working

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Paper Vs. Polypropylene Dunnage Bags

Paper Vs. Polypropylene Dunnage Bags
Why polypropylene dunnage bags are the superior choice

In this blog we will discuss the benefits of choosing polypropylene dunnage bags over paper dunnage bags when used in cargo securement. Complete Packaging Systems recommends our CYCLONE polypropylene dunnage bags over

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System Strength of Synthetic Cord Strap

System Strength of Synthetic Cord Strap
Important Terms to Know When Working with Synthetic Cord Strap

When trying to determine the proper strength of synthetic cord strap needed in your load plan there are two types of measurements commonly referred to - Break Strength and System Strength – but what do these mean?

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PSI Levels for Dunnage Bags

PSI Levels for Dunnage Bags
PSI Levels and Where They Can Be Found on Dunnage Bags

Dunnage bags are a versatile and easy way to fill voids in load plans, but there are user recommendations for dunnage bags the operator should follow. In this blog, we will describe the importance of filling your

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T-Loading Pulpboard Rolls

T-Loading Pulpboard Rolls
Use T-Loading methods to optimize your railcar capacity

When shipping pulpboard rolls in cushion-equipped boxcars, more rolls can be shipped in a single railcar by using an on-side or T-Loading method. T-loading consists of loading the first layer of rolls into a railcar

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Creating a Great Load Plan

Creating a Great Load Plan
Load Plan Generation Using Load Plan Software and Industry Guidelines

A perfect way to generate a safe load plan when preparing to ship your product in a closed car is by referencing the AAR (Association of American Railroads) Loading Guides for your commodity combined with the use of

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What Are Contour Buffer Pads?

What Are Contour Buffer Pads?
How contour buffer pads can be used in roll paper shipments

When shipping roll paper, it can be difficult to find a product that fills voids between paper rolls due to the curved, rounded shape of the rolls. Contour buffer pads are designed to help stabilize dunnage bags and

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2019 AAR Damage Prevention & Freight Claim Conference

2019 AAR Damage Prevention & Freight Claim Conference
Industry Updates Over the Past Year

As in previous years, Complete Packaging Systems was delighted to attend the Annual AAR Damage Prevention and Freight Claim Conference held last month. This year’s 127th Annual AAR DP & FC Conference was held in

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Woven Vs. Composite Strap

Woven Vs. Composite Strap
The Differences Between the Two

Two of the most popular types of strap used in the cargo securement industry are polywoven and composite. Both are great products to use when securing your cargo, but there are differences between the two that make each

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