For over 10 years RTI Logistics has been one of East Tennessee’s leading logistics brokerages, providing dependable outsourced logistics solutions, as well as, freight brokerage services. Working with businesses in all industries across East Tennessee, we ensure that we keep our clients’ freight moving on time and within budget, no matter its destination. From pickup to delivery, our clients deal with one point of contact, making the shipping process as simple as placing a call and letting our freight forwarding team do the rest. With access to all major load boards and trucking companies in the U.S., we’re able to shop among freight carriers and find the best rates with the most reliable transportation companies.
Knoxville, Tennessee has become a premier partner in enhancing women’s health this April with the addition of an extremely special early breast cancer detection machine by Koning. So how does one move an imaging device that takes up a 10×14 ft. room? You call a company with over 100 years of moving, crating, and rigging experience that specializes in highly complex jobs. The Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center (KCBC) and medical imaging company Koning, called upon Rowe Transfer for help transporting and installing the first Koning 3D KBCT diagnostic breast imaging device in the United States.
Rigging takes place when a large, heavy object needs to be moved using cranes or other material moving machines and is commonplace on construction and industrial sites. There is always the potential for rigging work to become dangerous and cause injury or death if extreme caution and preparation aren’t taken. When done properly rigging allows massive industrial and commercial materials to transition safely from one location to another. However, if there is any complacency or rigging safety checks are ignored, the potential for disaster including injury or death is a strong reality. Today we’ll look at rigging safety procedures and protocols used in the rigging industry to avert injury or disaster.
When crating items for shipment outside of the US, there are several considerations to keep in mind that will help avoid damaged merchandise or other, more significant problems. Export crating and planning transportation can be a large undertaking, complete with its fair share of pitfalls and problems. The following are several issues that have been found to cause major problems in international shipping.