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Hand-Bombing in warehousing Hand-Bombing, handbombing, handbalming whichever way you write it, is the method of hand unloading or loading boxes from a containers. Warehouses have many positions but the most
Warehouse labor costs Labor costs for warehouse employees include: Hourly wage Federal and Provincial Income Taxes Employment Insurance WCB CPP Training Uniforms Health Insurance Warehouse laborer average wages There are
Covid-19 Prevention Poster Feel free to use this poster in your warehouses or other places of work. Also check out these links for Covid information. –WHO- Advice for public –Canadian
Equipment used for Container Unloading In this post when I mention “Container Unloading” I am referring to unloading the cargo from a freight container manually by hand. There are a
Methods used for Container Unloading When I say “Container Unloading” it could mean either unloading a container off a ship or unloading the contents of a container. Here I will
What is a mixed load? A “Mixed Load” in logistics is when a shipping container is loaded with different types of items loaded in no apparent order. So we are
What are Container Services The worlds cargo comes in containers, these containers require service. There are many types of container services including: Pick Up from port Deliver to Port Chassis
Everything Lumper- (Definitions)​ What is a lumper- a lumper is a person employed to destuff/unload contents from containers. Sometimes referred to as swampers. For more information on lumpers and lumper