How to preserve the quality of goods
Pack the goods so that it is as safe as possible from damage or loss during storage, transportation, storage and transshipment. Packaging should create a visual image of the product for its identification.
Mark product. Apply directly on goods or on labels attached to packaging, which will allow to preserve the quality. The label or tag indicate the type of product, information about its manufacturer, the shipper and the consignee, about Tara, about how to care for the item, its quantitative and qualitative characteristics. Review the standards and technical requirements that establish methods and content of labeling to make it right.
Determine transport condition of the goods. To do this, specify the physico-chemical properties, modes of storage, volume and mass indices. Transport characteristics of the goods will preserve product quality during transportation.
If you are transporting make sure that the item is in transportable condition. This means that it needs to meet the standards and conditions of carriage, not to have signs that would indicate deterioration. In addition, the product must be conditioned, have good packaging, containers, seals, control tape, locks and put labels, and it needs to be protected from external influences.
Store the product at a certain temperature and relative humidity. Provide storage appropriate ventilation and lighting. Follow the hygiene measures that prevent damage. Protect products from direct sunlight.
During long-term storage periodically review the product, making sure in the preservation of its quality. If necessary, clean the goods from mold, dust and rust. Put the products on pallets, dunnage racks, in cabinets, on shelves, hang on brackets or hangers. Do not store the product on the floor. Eliminate neighborhood with other products that have a smell.