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Good morning all,

I have some TIB needs that involve shipping full whiskey barrels from our inventory. I'm trying to wrap my head around the appropriate way to handle shipping FULL barrels on a pallet. Should they be put on end and strapped/wrapped? Should they be shipped on a standard metal rack, and strapped to that, then secured on a pallet? 

I'm curious what everyone thinks, from their experience. 

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Stand them on end on a pallet and wrap them. Make sure bungs are facing in so they don't get hit. 

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13 minutes ago, S101 said:

Stand them on end on a pallet and wrap them. Make sure bungs are facing in so they don't get hit. 

That's my thought. Any idea on how best to transition safely from metal racking to on end on a pallet?

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4 hours ago, rtshfd said:

That's my thought. Any idea on how best to transition safely from metal racking to on end on a pallet?

Forklift? We lay them on there side and rock them by hand into standing position. 

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