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Ensure the Security of Your Cargo with Redback Industries

In this Q&A session by ifw—net.com, Martin Sieg, Damco’s Head of Ocean Freight says that extreme rate swings are not good for the freight market. We have to agree, and suggest that perhaps the rate market could use something equal to our composite strapping and galvanised buckles to keep it secure! Unfortunately, this isn’t how the economy works, but at least while the economists are worrying about figures, they can be assured that their freight is in safe hands with…
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Composite Strapping Necessary for Safe Lumber Haulage

Union Pacific is pulling railcars from storage for the first time in four years to haul lumber for home builders, a welcome source of strength for an industry that’s bucking the effects of a slowing economy. With more buildings going up, and more lumber being hauled than in previous years, Redback Industries hopes that haulage companies are taking the necessary precautions when strapping their lumber down. Our composite strapping and galvanised buckles are designed for bulky and irregular shaped objects,…
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Trucking Technology Innovation Saving Truckers Time/Money

Anything which improves the transport time of freight gets Redback Industries’ stamp of approval. One of our own goals is to save time and money for truckers with our composite strapping. At a quarter of the weight of steel banding, using Redback composite strapping saves money on the extra petrol needed for that extra weight. Last year, weigh station innovations saved commercial vehicles almost $12.1 million, say Washington state officials. The Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks (CVISN) allowed more…
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Washington’s Ports Need the Security of Composite Strapping

Redback Industries is happy to hear that Washington’s ports have been getting a boost recently, especially since Washington’s ports bring economic development to the state, and are responsible for one in every four jobs! Ports do much more than promote trade at their shipping terminals: they operate marinas, docks, airports, railroads, industrial sites, and recreational facilities. The Port of Everett, particularly, has recently loaded its first full log shipment since 2002. The port was bustling, as hundreds of longshoreman, tug…
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