When it comes to banding the strapping tool or strap tensioner you use makes a big difference in the security of your shipment.

Redback’s line of PROSERIES strapping tools last longer and tension straps tighter. Industrial strength PROSERIES strapping tools and accessories are economical and require minimal maintenance. PROSERIES strapping tools & accessories are built for durability and heavy duty banding use.

Check out our current web special on the PROSERIES TS25 1″ ABS Windlass banding tool. This strapping tool is a first in its class!  The TS25 tool accommodates woven polyester and composite cord strapping up to 1″ wide.  Constructed of lightweight, yet rugged, high impact resistant ABS.  Heavy duty one-way bearings provide superior leverage and easy low maintenance.

Contact us at RedbackIndustries.com to find out more about our load restraint systems.

When it comes to banding the strapping tool or strap tensioner you use makes a big difference in the security of your shipment.

Redback’s line of PROSERIES strapping tools last longer and tension straps tighter. Industrial strength PROSERIES strapping tools and accessories are economical and require minimal maintenance. PROSERIES strapping tools & accessories are built for durability and heavy duty banding use.

Check out our current web special on the PROSERIES TS25 1″ ABS Windlass banding tool. This strapping tool is a first in its class!  The TS25 tool accommodates woven polyester and composite cord strapping up to 1″ wide.  Constructed of lightweight, yet rugged, high impact resistant ABS.  Heavy duty one-way bearings provide superior leverage and easy low maintenance.

Contact us at RedbackIndustries.com to find out more about our load restraint systems.

Published in Strapping Tools

At the end of September 2011, The Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) network will finish an extremely important pilot project.  Established in November 2010 by container operators that include Evergreen, Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk Line and other companies, the CINS embarked on a project that aimed to reduce accidents caused by improper cargo securement, incorrect weight declaration, and improper packaging.

What did the CINS pilot project involve?

The operators worked in tandem and shared information regarding company cargo accidents, incidents and near accidents.  This information was then compiled in a pilot CINS database.  Using this information, trends were identified concerning high risk load securement and other areas; in turn, this data provided guidance on how to minimize such risks in the future.  Advice how to ensure that cargo will arrive at its destination intact – and general information regarding how to ensure safer container shipping was also given.

How will this pilot project affect the future of the industry?

In the future, the CINS network believes that this database will also show just how widespread certain unsafe practices are in the cargo securement and shipping industry.  In turn, this important information will lead to the proper load securement and shipping legislation changes.  In addition, this information will also result in better load containment and cargo packing training in containers.

Moreover, besides these improvements, the founders of this initiative also hope to improve the quality of cargo delivery and of how individuals in the maritime industry communicate and fulfil obligations.


Redback Industries is committed to bringing you the most up-to-date information on cargo securement regulations.  We have built a strong reputation in the cargo securement industry for providing quality strapping solutions and services at competitive prices.  Redback Industries provides composite cord strappingwoven polyester strapping, and cargo lashing for load securement.  In addition, check out our strap buckles as well as strapping tools and accessories for maximum efficiency and durability.  Find out how we can help you with load restraint at www.redback.com

Published in Federal Regulations
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