The time to pack up my things for shipment home is fast approaching. This is probably the case for many people. Said people (and anyone who ships things) will probably find this article enlightening.
I worked as a package handler for roughly ten months, and in that time I handled many packages. I couldn’t even hazard a guess at the number, as I moved several thousand some nights. The point being: I’ve seen a lot of packages. From this I’ve learned something: Most people have no idea how to pack cargo. Not only do they not know, they don’t even try. In fact, I believe most of them to be under the delusion that I, the Package Handler who was paid but a pittance for hours of physical labor, was in some way concerned with the welfare of their package(s).
Read up to find out how to correctly pack a package. Good stuff.