Shipping Fragile Items – A Cheat Sheet

Warehouse worker on forklift transporting a black custom case

Shipping fragile items can be a nerve-racking experience, especially when expensive electronics are involved. But if you check out our latest article on Electronics Protection Magazine Online, you’ll find an oh-so-helpful cheat sheet to make the experience a little less harrowing.

In the article, titled “Safely Ship Fragile Equipment – A Cheat Sheet,” CCG’s president, Tim Jennings, compiles some of the tips and tricks he’s picked up during his many decades in the custom case manufacturing business. The article covers these important topics:

  • Lithium Ion Batteries
  • Cold Sensitivity
  • Sensitivity to EMI/RF Frequencies
  • Shipping at High Altitudes
  • Common Regulations
  • The G-Factor

You’ll even find an awesome list of links to top sites for additional information on shipping regulations. Check it out and print it out for future reference! 


While you’re here, don’t miss our Shipping Industry Page. And take a look at these related articles, infographics and videos for more helpful shipping information:
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