Impact recorders are incredibly useful for revealing impact issues and catching concealed damage as inventory travels along the supply chain. They can also be useful for a wide range of other applications at any organization.
As freight travels from the warehouse to its eventual destination, the potential for sustaining shocks, mishandling, or receiving some sort of damage increases during transit. Between 2% – 11% of cargo arrives at destinations damaged from poor shipping, mishandling, impacts, or other issues along the way. The causes of impact damage can easily be placed in the category of mishandling; shifting weight, improper loading/unloading, incorrect-sized containers, and bad packaging are all ways of inflicting impact damage on cargo.…Continue reading