Carlile Launches a Sustainable Synthetic Dunnage Initiative in 2021
Building the perfect cargo load requires expertise and the right tools to keep items safe and secure for the journey ahead. Long wooden blocks are traditionally used as dunnage in the process and are generally discarded by customers after delivery. But a new initiative at Carlile will minimize waste by replacing wood dunnage with a synthetic, sustainable alternative.
Returnable Dunnage: Synthetic Dunnage Can Be Re-Used Multiple Times
Made from recycled plastics, the new synthetic dunnage provides the strength and durability needed by load crews, and the blocks can be used over and over again. The blocks are dark in color and imprinted with the Carlile logo, so customers can easily identify them and set them aside so they can be picked up and reused.
How You Can Help
Carlile’s investment in synthetic dunnage will help the environment by reducing the demand for real, natural wood. You can help by making sure synthetic blocks are kept in a designated area so Carlile can pick them up and reuse them.
Every delivery will track the quantity of synthetic dunnage used and left behind (indicated on the bill of lading). This allows Carlile to manage its inventory and utilization of dunnage. Please note that repeated instances of missing dunnage may result in replacement fees.
For 40 Years, Carlile Transportation has been working hard at connecting Alaska to the world. We are dedicated to providing friendly, professional shipping logistics, expertise, and support, including the use of new technology and products that help minimize our environmental footprint. Our Synthetic Dunnage initiative is one of the ways that we are working towards making a positive impact on our environment.
JOIN CARLILE IN MAKING A POSITIVE IMPACT ON OUR ENVIRONMENT…FOR GENERATIONS TO COME.
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