What are most common cause of Cargo Damage ?

Common causes of cargo damage :
  • Inadequate stowage
  • uneven distribution
  • incorrect slinging
  • careless movement of mechanical handling equipment
  • improper attention to labels & markings
  • careless packing
  • inattention to weight loads & lifting gear
  • insufficient/incorrect dunnaging
  • contamination
  • improper / inadequate ventilation
  • failure to maintain required temperature   (reefer)
Note :  

Inefficient ventilation has been a major cause of cargo damage and one which can have difficult repercussions with insurance matters …


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