Invasive pests - unit and cargo cleanliness
Debris from the previous load may be contaminated, as can the cargo to be packed if this debris is not thoroughly cleared. To mitigate the risk, always clean inside of the unit before returning it to the supply chain and ensure the cargo to be packed is free from pests.
Invasive pests - lighting risks
Packing a container at night under bright lights can attract unwanted insects that can then be transported across the globe.
Invasive pests - transit conditions
Ensuring containers are clean prior to loading is a crucial step in preventing the spread of invasive species