Container rain is an inevitable problem for every shipping journey, due to humidity in the air and temperature changes causing moisture levels inside containers. Container rain can cause irreversible damage, fungi and mould to products and packaging during journeys – and as a result the shipping industry takes steps to protect against it, with liners, particular packing techniques, and anti-moisture desiccants like BirchSorb. But not all containers are created equal – and some can pose a greater risk of container rain than others.
For many brands, switching from pallets to slip sheets provides a lot of value. For brands in the process of improving sustainability throughout their organization, incorporating slip sheets into their supply chain improves the sustainability of tertiary packaging.