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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

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

Dunnage Bag Performance Levels

Dunnage Bag Performance Levels
Picking the proper dunnage bag for your load plan

Are you using the proper dunnage bags in your load plan? When using dunnage bags to secure your product during transit, certain dunnage bags should be used depending on your load plan, the product being shipped, how the

New Valve Technology

New Valve Technology
Striker Valve for Lightweight Bags

Here at Complete Packaging Systems we strive to provide innovative products to our customers. That’s why we are pleased to announce the launch of a new valve technology for our lightweight Over-the-road and Level 1

2018 AAR Damage Prevention & Freight Claim Conference

2018 AAR Damage Prevention & Freight Claim Conference
Technology and Safety Developments in the Industry

Earlier this month, Complete Packaging Systems had the pleasure of attending the 126th AAR Damage Prevention & Freight Claim Annual Conference in Nashville, TN. This year’s conference presentations reminded us

Centerline Guidance Mark

Centerline Guidance Mark
Easily Line Up Your Dunnage Bags

If you are currently using our Level 4 or 5 Cyclone dunnage bags, you may start to notice a small black line on either side of some of our bags. Complete Packaging Systems is currently in the process of applying a small

T-Strap Hangers Vs. Tape

T-Strap Hangers Vs. Tape
Why T-Strap Hangers are the better solution

When shipping paper rolls, many load plans require strap to be placed around the rolls to help unitize the rolls. It is important the cargo strap stays in place on the rolls and doesn’t fall to the floor during

Get Creative with Recycling: CYCLONE Dunnage Bags

Get Creative with Recycling: CYCLONE Dunnage Bags
Recycle & Reuse Our CYCLONE Dunnage Bags

Are you receiving a shipment with cargo secured by CYCLONE dunnage bags? If you are currently throwing away dunnage bags after receiving a shipment and are looking for a method of disposing of them that is a little more

Damage Prevention before Loading Roll Paper

Damage Prevention before Loading Roll Paper
Railcar Preparation

Our cargo securement products help prevent damage to the goods in your load during transit, but did you know there are steps that should be taken even before you start loading a railcar? Upon receiving a railcar, many

The Importance of a Load Plan

The Importance of a Load Plan
The Shifting of Paper Rolls during Transit

Have you ever wondered how such large, heavy paper rolls can shift so much during transit? Throughout their journey from point A to point B by rail, constant forces are being applied to the paper rolls. As described in