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Mastering Precision: A Closer Look at Freight Rework with AFS

The road to a flawless supply chain often involves unexpected challenges. One of the critical services we provide to navigate these challenges is Freight Rework. In this blog, we’ll take you through the intricacies of freight rework, showcasing real-life examples from recent projects to illustrate the precision and expertise that define AFS’s approach.

What is Freight Rework?

Freight rework involves the careful examination, adjustment, and enhancement of freight already in transit. This can come about through various factors, including shifts in the load, damaged or inadequate packaging, or the need for compliance with specific transportation regulations.

The AFS Advantage in Freight Rework


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  1. Thorough Inspection:
  • Before any rework begins, our skilled team conducts a comprehensive inspection of the load. This includes assessing the condition of the packaging, checking for any damage to the products, and ensuring proper labeling.




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  1. Swift Unloading and Sorting:
  • Once the inspection is complete, our team efficiently unloads the freight, sorting items based on their condition and the necessary adjustments for the customer. This stage is crucial for understanding the scope of rework required.




  1. Expert Pallet Restacking: A person driving a forklift Description automatically generated
  • Misaligned pallets can compromise the stability and safety of the load. Our experts meticulously restack pallets, ensuring optimal space utilization, stability, and adherence to safety standards.




  1. Damage Repackaging:A person in a yellow jacket and hat packing boxes Description automatically generated with medium confidence
  • Damaged packaging is addressed promptly to prevent further harm during transit. AFS excels in repackaging solutions, ensuring that products reach their destination in pristine condition.



  1. Compliance Checks: