CTU code - poorly secured cargo
Containers and the cargo within are subjected to dynamic forces through the supply chain, including heavy sea conditions. Ensuring that the cargo is sufficiently secured at the point of loading mitigates the risk of cargo damage, property damage and loss of containers.
TT Club Loss Prevention
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