5 Ways to Prevent Damage to Your Cargo When Moving

Published on 08/28/18

Today Shipper’s Supplies will be focusing on how to prevent damages from occurring during your next move. Keeping you safe as well as your valuables or customers’ valuable possessions. Let’s begin.

Door Jamb Protector Pads

Preventing Damage using Door Jamb Protectors

Door Jamb Protectors have the same great material that you like from our high-quality moving blankets but are in the shape to protect your door frames. Simply using a door jamb protector with the moving blanket material can greatly reduce any small or large scratches on your wood surface door frames that could cause the door frames that could result in needing to be replaced if not used with the protection from door jamb protectors.

Door Jamb Protector

By simply securing your door with our Door Jamb Protectors you can avoid any pesky scratches caused by using larger moving items such as desks, bedroom suites, refrigerators, and ovens from causing damage to the wooden surfaces of the doorways. Did you know that the leading injuries when moving outside of back injuries from lifting heavy or improperly when moving are smashed fingers?

Although it may not be the most severe damage that could potentially happen when you move it is the most common leading injury for both amateur and professional movers. Protect your fingers from being smashed, as well as keep your wooden doors safe by using our Door Jamb Protectors today.

Moving Blankets to prevent damage to cargo

Preventing Damage using Moving Blankets

Made from the same high-quality material that you have come to expect from our Door Jamb Protectors our Moving Blankets are made from a high-quality polyester and cotton mesh that provides excellent protection against scratches or potential damage from occurring during moves. Don’t let your furniture get scratched or scuffed up when moving there is nothing worse than needing to replace the furniture that was in like new condition over not transporting properly. Moving Blankets serve as the ultimate protection against scuffs, scratches, and potentially small dings.

Moving Blankets resemble traditional household blankets but are much more heavy-duty, have S Pattern Stitching, as well as weight of the blankets is much heavier from the amount of material being used to provide the best protection possible. Moving blankets have even become a lot of customers’ cheaper insurance for making sure their furniture arrives in the same condition as it left its starting point saving you potentially hundreds if not thousands of dollars.

Moving Pads are used traditionally in the professional moving industry, however, have gained wide popularity in recent years for providing excellent protection for those who are first-time movers. Moving blankets go great with providing excellent protection to dishwashers, refrigerators, countertops, glass surfaces, or wooden surfaces from scratches that occur during moving or surfaces rub against sharp edges.

Ratchets for cargo control

Preventing Damage using Ratchet Straps

Ratchet Straps have become the leading tie-down of the transportation industry for professional movers and professional truckers. This is due in part to its design of the ratchet straps that allow the cargo to be tied down securely and prevent any stretching from occurring by using Polyester Webbing that stretches very little. This helps prevent load shifts that could cause potential damage to your tie-down straps, cargo, or other Motorists on the road if the cargo came loose.

Ratchet Straps are designed with a ratchet mechanism that allows the ratchet to click into place, however, it prevents the ratchet from going backward. This keeps cargo tied down securely and prevents cargo from potentially coming unfastened during transportation. Professional movers and professional truckers rely on repeat clients, there is nothing worse than arriving at your destination only to find out that the cargo or personal belongings have been destroyed. This can cost professional movers or truckers long-term business as well as the potential chance for another chance at shipping the cargo.

All of our Ratchet Straps are made from high-quality materials that are thoroughly tested and researched to make sure that our ratchet straps are secured. Safety is our number one policy here at Shipper’s Supplies. We understand how important that your cargo arrives safely, as well as other motorists being safe as well.

Vertical E Track for Cargo Securement

Preventing Damage using E Track Systems

E track has become part of an industry-standard inside the back of a trailer or used around the house in other methods such as organizing your garage to its full potential. E Track can help make the most out of the space you have available to save you time, money, and help guarantee your load arrives safely without damage. E-track is the perfect way for truckers to save money while also being safer. This helps professional movers and professional truckers stay moving on the road and keep the customer’s cargo safe.

What is E Track? E Track has become popular amongst truckers and other movers due to its simplicity. E tracks can be mounted to the walls of the trailer in parallel or along the ground in parallel. Vertical E track goes up and down on the sides of the trailers that allows cargo to be secured vertically which helps utilize the amount of space that is available during the move. Horizontal E Track is an E Track that is installed horizontally and is used to keep larger cargo secured along the walls of the trailer.

E tracks can be installed on the floor of the trailer also. This allows you to secure items such as tires, cars, bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, and more! E Track is one of the best ways to organize cargo while being strong and durable enough to keep them secured throughout your move. No matter if you are an amateur mover, in motorsports, in the need of moving a lawnmower across town, or in the need to introduce more organization in your life E Track has you covered!

Pickup truck load bar for pickup trucks

Preventing Damage using Pickup Truck Load Bars

What makes pickup truck load bars a great choice when moving is they are made to be incredibly heavy-duty without the heaviness in weight that a lot of our competitors may offer instead. Our Pickup Truck Load bars are made from high-quality aluminum and steel that is designed to be made to last.

Pickup Load Bars are available in many different sizes that are made to fit in the back of a variety of different pickup truck sizes, as well as having the customization capabilities to make just about any size of cargo bar that you need. If you do not find exactly what you are looking for on our website you can give our friendly cargo bar team a call at 800-444-0956 our team would be happy to assist you in finding the perfect products to fit your product application needs.

No matter what product you use from Shipper’s Supplies anything from transportation fleet supplies to the professional moving industries we have exactly what it takes to make sure the load arrives at your destination as safe, affordable, and with as much peace of mind as possible. Shipping doesn’t have to be hard!

Using these 5 simple cargo control products you should make your next move a breeze with the cargo arriving at its destination damage free. Make sure to check out the rest of our blog posts to learn more about how our transportation products can help you with your cargo control needs.