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Making the switch to Cordstrap saved a major chemical company $95k per year

50% of incidents Involving loss or damage of containerized goods are caused by improper packaging and securing. For the chemical industry, this can have fatal results for employees, shippers and customers.


A global chemical manufacturer was shipping hundreds of containers annually using a glue backed adhesive system. They estimated they were getting damage claims for 1.5% of shipments.

As a result, they were seeing an 8% increase in cost per container due to damages and re-work.


Cordstrap chemical cargo protection experts visited the customer to investigate. The team carried out an audit of current procedures and the results showed the combination of cargo type, packaging, modality and route meant the container cargo protection application needed to be much stronger. 

The team recommended Cordstrap’s CornerLash container solution which:

  • Secures up to 30 tons by using the strongest point of the container

  • Can be secured by 1 person in just 10 minutes

  • Has minimal wastage

  • Is fully CTU Code compliant, AAR accredited and approved by IMO, Lloyds, Eurosafe


Savings: The customer had an 80% reduction in damages claims delivering $55K saving per year

Efficiency: The customer also had a 50% reduction in time to load a container – delivering a further $40K labor saving per year or the potential to increase output of an extra 300 containers.


We have helped thousands more customers save time, money and protect their brand reputations. We can help you too. Contact Cordstrap today.

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