Import terminal reports, "4 cartons were broken and 30 cartons dented-seems that the cartons used were too soft/thin and when these have been loaded on top of each other part of the cartons have been damaged/lost their shape-they are not quadrangle anymore. Broken cartons seemed to include clothing ,and seems that most of the goods are OK, but we can know better only after goods have been delivered."
|Single and double ply cardboard||Example of crushed single ply boxes/inadequate packing|
Notes: Domestic moving boxes are normally "single ply" and not recommended for international shipping.
Quality packing materials and professional packing reduces probability of damage by more than 80% .