Comprehensive Freight Management Solutions: Heat Treatment, Fumigation, and Crating Services by Lotus Terminals

Comprehensive Freight Management Solutions: Heat Treatment, Fumigation, and Crating Services by Lotus Terminals

At Lotus Terminals, we’re dedicated to providing our customers with the most comprehensive solutions for their freight management needs. Building on our recent announcement of our new heat treatment and fumigation services, we’re excited to delve deeper into how our Surrey, BC facility is the ultimate destination for all things heat treatment, fumigation, and freight integrity.

Our cutting-edge services ensure that customer shipments comply with even the most stringent regulations, giving our clients peace of mind and minimizing trade risks. Specifically, our treatment solution addresses the strict regulations set by the Australian Department of Agriculture and the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries concerning brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) heat treatments.

In addition to BMSB heat treatments, our heat treatment fumigation services include:

  1. Fumigation of stored goods: Our expert fumigation team can effectively treat stored goods to eliminate pests and maintain product integrity, ensuring that stored items remain safe for use or distribution.
  1. Fumigation of bagged and bulk agricultural commodities: We specialize in fumigating various agricultural commodities, such as cereals, cocoa, coffee, peanuts, pulses, and tobacco, in silos, stacks, and warehouses. Our meticulous process ensures that these commodities meet regulatory standards and are free from pests or contaminants.
  1. Fumigation prior to shipment: Prior to shipment, our fumigation services help prevent the spread of pests and pathogens, protecting both the cargo and the transport vessel. We ensure that goods are fumigated safely and efficiently to meet international shipping requirements.
  1. Disinfection of empty holds: Empty cargo holds can harbor pests and contaminants, posing a risk to subsequent cargo shipments. Our disinfection services thoroughly sanitize empty holds, mitigating the risk of contamination and ensuring a clean environment for future cargo.
  1. Denaturation and coloration: Our specialized treatments can denature or colour certain commodities, meeting regulatory requirements or customer specifications while maintaining product quality and safety.
  1. Fumigation of cargos loaded in barges and other vessels, containers, trains, and trucks: We offer flexible fumigation services for cargos loaded in various transport vessels, including barges, containers, trains, and trucks. Our team ensures thorough and effective treatment to eliminate pests and ensure compliance with shipping regulations.
  1. Biocide treatment of cargoes: Biocide treatments target specific pests or contaminants, providing targeted protection for sensitive cargoes and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.
  1. Treatment of agricultural commodities against insects and mites: Our treatments effectively control insects and mites in agricultural commodities, preserving product quality and ensuring compliance with agricultural regulations.
  1. Disinfection and fumigation for the food and beverage industry: We provide comprehensive disinfection and fumigation services for facilities in the food and beverage industry, including breweries, flour mills, and malt houses. Our treatments eliminate pests and pathogens, maintaining food safety standards and protecting product integrity.
  1. Pre-shipment treatment of wooden packaging materials: Our pre-shipment treatments for wooden packaging materials, such as crates, dunnage, pallets, and lashings, ensure compliance with International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures-15 (ISPM-15), preventing the spread of pests and facilitating international trade.
  1. Quarantine fumigation of wood and timber: We offer quarantine fumigation services for wood and timber products, helping clients obtain phytosanitary certificates for international trade and ensuring compliance with quarantine regulations.
  1. Ventilation and gas-free measurement: Our ventilation and gas-free measurement services ensure the safe handling and transport of cargoes, providing peace of mind for our customers and ensuring compliance with safety regulations.

But that’s not all. In addition to our specialized heat treatment and fumigation services, Lotus Terminals also offers expert crating solutions to ensure the integrity of our customer’s freight. Our crating services make cargo handling requirements more efficient, offering:

  • Customized Crate Design and Build: Protect your valuable freight with a custom crate engineered specifically for your cargo. Our tailored solutions ensure optimal protection during transit, minimizing the risk of damage or loss.
  • Industrial Shrink Wrapping: For cargo that cannot be crated, our industrial shrink wrapping provides an extra layer of protection. Marine-grade wrapping seals your freight from moisture, dust, and contaminants, safeguarding it during transport.
  • Crate Repair: Extend the life of your existing crates with our repair services. Our skilled technicians can assess and repair damaged crates, ensuring they remain sturdy and reliable for future shipments.

With Lotus Terminals, our customers can trust that their goods are in capable hands, ensuring compliance, safety, and efficiency every step of the way. Contact us today at [email protected] for a consultation or quote and experience the difference of our comprehensive freight management solutions.

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