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Labeling

As the Shipper, it is your responsibility to:

  • Indicate on each box tendered (in indelible ink) any special handling requirements (cooler, freezer, keep from freezing, fragile, this way up).
  • Ensure all inner and outer packaging is sufficient to protect the commodity enclosed.
  • Properly package all perishable items to maintain optimum internal temperatures at all times (gel-packs are the recommended refrigerant for fresh fish, seafood and shellfish).

Due to limited refrigeration facilities within remote communities, and the harsh conditions of the North, it is recommended that all perishable items be properly packaged to maintain optimum internal temperatures during loading and unloading, flight times, station stops en-route and holding for pick-up.

Please follow the below packaging and labeling guidelines. Failure to do so may result in damage to goods:

LabelingFragile
Interior PackagingWrapped in foam
Exterior PackagingOriginal box and wooden crate
Loose itemsMust be packed separately
DocumentationNot required
LabelingFragile
Interior PackagingWindshields must be removed and stored in a protective box
Exterior PackagingCrated for Jet, uncrated but covered for Turbo prop
Loose itemsMust be packed separately
DocumentationRequired
LabelingNot required
Interior PackagingMust be unloaded
Exterior PackagingProperly stored in locked container
Loose itemsAmmunition must be packaged separately
DocumentationFirearms possession or acquisition licence required
LabelingFragile / dry / sec
Interior PackagingStyrofoam on tips, leak proof packaging
Exterior PackagingSturdy corrugated cardboard or wooden crate
Loose itemsMust be packed separately
DocumentationPermits may be required
LabelingFragile; Glass; this way up (orientation labels)
Interior PackagingFoam inserts to ensure no movement during handling and transportation
Exterior PackagingMust be in a wooden crate to ensure no bending or punctures from other cargo, which can occur during transport or storage
Loose itemsMust be packed separately
DocumentationNot required
LabelingTop Load only; this way up (orientation labels)
Interior PackagingSealed in plastic to protect from moisture during handling and transportation
Exterior PackagingMust be solid exterior packaging (heavy cardboard or wood crate) to ensure no bending or punctures from other cargo, which can occur during transport or storage of consolidated cargo
Loose itemsMust be packed separately
DocumentationNot required