Containers Loaded with Incorrect Weight Distribution

Dear Clients,

We have been advised that NSW RMS is now more actively investigating all containers leaving the terminal with axle overloads.

The most common reason for axle overloads is poor weight distribution of the goods in the container. Containers should be packed in a manner which ensures that the weight is evenly distributed within the container and not centralised towards a single point of the container.

RMS will now going through wharf records and fining anyone not going past a CFS station to correct the weight distribution of the load.

Any loads that need the weight to be corrected will have to pass by CFS located within the port botany precent lifted off, turned around and load back onto the truck to correct the weight distribution.

Unfortunately when this scenario occurs it will attract additional charges. Your SILA rep will contact you should this occur and advise further.

Kind Regards
SILA Customer Service