See if That Shipment was Mishandled, the Easy Way

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When your company gets a shipment of goods, one of the most important things is whether that shipment is in good condition. If there’s a lot of damage, it could end up costing you more than you expect. It could also delay the goods you send to your customers, if you don’t have enough to go around, or you’re short on parts you need for creating products.

Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to see what’s in the boxes that arrive. If those boxes look good, there’s no reason to suspect anything is wrong. But if the goods inside can be damaged through impact, you’ll want to know about that before you accept the shipment and suddenly find that you have a lot of goods you aren’t able to use due to problems. The good news is that there’s a solution for those kinds of issues, to reduce loss and problems for your company.

Logging Damaging Events During Shipment

When you use a shock logger, you can get information about the shipment and how it was handled when it arrives. You don’t have to unload it, and you don’t even have to open any boxes. Instead, you just have to look at the logging sticker and see whether there’s been any harm during the course of shipment. If the logger shows that the shipment’s been mishandled, you can refuse it or open boxes to start checking for problems. That’s a good way to make sure you aren’t getting any more damaged goods.

You Need to Know the Quality You’re Getting

It’s very important for you to understand the kind of quality you’re getting when you receive a shipment. With a shock logger, you can see that the shipment hasn’t been mishandled. Boxes haven’t been dropped or thrown, if the logger hasn’t recorded anything. While some goods aren’t going to be damaged by some rough handling, there are a lot of goods that would actually be harmed if they weren’t treated carefully. You don’t want to be on the receiving end of those goods, and taking a guess at their usability.

On the other hand, you also want to make sure what you’re shipping out to others is being treated properly. You can use a shock logger on outgoing shipments, as well, in order to reduce the chances of items being mishandled. If you’re not sure how your delivery company is treating things, or if you’re getting reports of damaged merchandise being received, it may be time to focus on how you can reduce those problems. You don’t want your company to get a reputation for low quality and damaged goods.

Don’t Settle for Risks You Don’t Have to Take

There are some risks in business that you just can’t get around. By definition, running a business involves taking risks. But that doesn’t mean you have to accept every risk that comes your way. There are often options to reduce or eliminate some specific risks, and a shock logger is one of those options. You won’t have bad shipments coming in, or going out, when you’re making sure everything you receive and send is being handled the correct way. That’s a good way to feel better about your company’s risk level.

Using a Data Logger Isn’t Difficult

It’s not hard to use a shock logger or a data logger. They often just stick on the box, or go inside the box, and are triggered if the box experiences too much jarring or bouncing, or if there’s a quick, sudden impact. In other words, they register shocks, just as their name implies. Because they’re easy and inexpensive, they can be great choices for companies that want to reduce damaged goods and ensure that their shipments are being transported with care. It’s a quick, easy way to get good information you can use.

You Can Protect Shipments Quickly and Conveniently

When you want to protect a shipment, a shock logger is the way to go. While it doesn’t force anyone to treat the shipment any differently, it does discourage mistreatment. It also makes it easy to see if the shipment has been mishandled, so you can refuse it or look for a different company to ship packages to consumers if they aren’t going to take good care of those packages on their journey. The collection of data can go a long way toward making smarter business decisions.

Help Delivery Companies Understand Your Needs

Any delivery company that wants to do a good job will understand the use and value of a shock logger. These companies focus on taking good care of the boxes and other packages they ship. As they do that, they build a good reputation for value and consideration. Those are the kinds of companies your business will want to work with for the long term.

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