Transit Protection

Why Tyoga?

From designs based on your objectives, to testing, quality reporting, and financial analysis, our solutions go the distance to ensure damage-free shipments.

Advantages:

We provide the best-value solutions that minimize freight damage while increasing load efficiency, giving you better Return on Investments.

Our Expertise  means there are over 50 years of Tyoga Team  know-how in designing to your specific application.

We offer one of the industry’s broadest assortments of containment Turnkey  systems for every mode of transportation.

We are your partner for Troubleshooting  to resolve load issues with prompt and personal service.

Our expertise becomes yours, with custom, on-site instruction, and Training  based on best practices.

Our Expertise:

For over half a century, we’ve applied our expertise and capabilities to provide transit protection solutions for OTR, intermodal, rail, or cargo ship applications across many industries, including:

  • Food and Beverage
  • Chemicals and Additives
  • Oil and Gas
  • Warehousing and 3PL
  • Paper
  • Building Materials, and more

We provide the perfect protection, whether you ship by:

Rail

While this shipping method can significantly reduce your costs, it comes with unique challenges and specifications that need to be managed. Tyoga is your expert in designing a custom load securement plan that optimizes safe delivery over rail.

 

Over the Road (OTR)

Our experience spans the vast network of roads within the United States, Canada, and Mexico. We can design custom, OTR shipping plans that reduce delivery times and ensure a safe arrival.

Intermodal

When shipped by this method, freight can be exposed to extreme and repetitive side-to-side movement, demanding reliable load securement. We offer a unique line of dunnage products to safely secure a variety of freight loads during intermodal shipping.

Seas

Container shipping exposes cargo to a variety of different forces and movements that aren’t experienced in rail or OTR shipping. We have a detailed understanding of the unique needs of this shipping method, and use a combination of airbags, strapping, and void fillers to secure your cargo for safe ocean transport.

SOLUTIONS

Void Fillers

Tyoga Corrugated and Dunnage Void Filler Solutions provide a complete load-securement system that reduces product damage in transit.

We can help you:

  • Design a load securement system that fits your specific needs
  • Prevent accidents caused by load shifting
  • Minimize damage to products in transit
  • Resolve loading issues while delivering prompt personal service
  • Train your staff (on-site) in best loading practices

Our Solutions:

  • Diamond-Corr® Void Fillers
  • Diamond-Pak® Bulkhead Void Fillers
  • Saddle-Pak® Side-to-Side Void Fillers
  • Wood-Pak® Load Divider Panels/Tier Restraints
  • Match-Book® Foldable Bulkhead Void Fillers

Diamond-Corr® Void Fillers

Tyoga Diamond-Corr® Void Fillers are lightweight void fillers that prevent side-to-side load shifting by expanding to fill spaces between heavy loads.

Features:

  • Sizes manufactured to your exact specifications
  • Lightweight

Advantages:

  • Reusable
  • Collapsible to store flat

Common Uses:

  • Rail car shipments
  • Container shipments
  • Truck shipments

Diamond-Pak® Bulkhead Void Fillers

Tyoga Diamond-Pak® Bulkhead Void Fillers have a unique design that provides strength and durability while being lightweight, making them the right choice to protect your load.

Features:

  • Sizes manufactured to your specifications

Advantages:

  • Prevents shifting during transit
  • Durable to withstand end-to-end impacts
  • Recyclable
  • Economical
  • Easy-to-use
  • Can be used in combination with our airbag void fillers for a more effective center fill application

Common Uses:

  • Rail car shipments
  • Container shipments
  • Truck shipments

Saddle-Pak® Side-to-Side Void Fillers

Tyoga Saddle-Pak® Side-to-Side Void Fillers are designed for single units, helping to maintain proper axle weight distribution and preventing single pallets from shifting towards the transit sidewalls.

Features:

  • Sizes manufactured to your specifications
  • Designed specifically for single pallet units

Advantages:

  • Prevents shifting during transit
  • Recyclable
  • Economical

Common Uses:

  • Container shipments
  • Truck shipments

Wood-Pak® Load Divider Panels/Tier Restraints

Tyoga Wood-Pak® Load Divider Panels and Tier Restraints are effective, lightweight dividers that help prevent end-to-end toppling and can replace the heavier plywood options that are commonly used.

Features:

  • Sizes manufactured to your specifications
  • Designed specifically for single pallet units

Advantages:

  • Less expensive than alternative options
  • Can replace traditional plywood dividers
  • Secure tall units
  • Divide high and low units
  • Lightweight
  • Recyclable
  • Reusable

Common Uses:

  • Rail car shipments
  • Container shipments
  • Truck shipments

Match-Book® Foldable Bulkhead Void Fillers

Tyoga Match-Book® Foldable Bulkhead Void Fillers are free-standing, corrugated-backed load spacers that make for excellent shims for airbags, preventing crosswise load shifting.

Features:

  • Sizes manufactured to your specifications
  • Designed specifically for single pallet units

Advantages:

  • Less expensive than alternative options
  • Decreases inbound freight costs
  • Saves warehouse spacing
  • Lightweight
  • Recyclable
  • Reusable

Common Uses:

  • Rail car shipments
  • Container shipments
  • Truck shipments

Dunnage Airbags

Tyoga Dunnage Airbags are used to restrain movement and shifting of cargo loads in transit by filling voids, bracing loads, absorbing vibrations, and protecting cargo from in-transit damage more effectively than any other forms of bracing.

We guarantee you’ll receive:

  • Uncompromised quality
  • Excellent service from the best industry experts
  • Direct support from our distribution network
  • Competitive pricing

Our Solutions:

  • Square Airbags
  • Over the Road (OTR) Airbags
  • AAR Approved Level 1-5 Airbags
  • Void Filler Airbags

Square Airbags

Tyoga Square Airbags are designed for load securement to prevent damage in product loads with voids up to 30 inches.

Features:

  • Gusseted
  • Durable polypropylene material
  • Designed for wet or dry conditions
  • Able to fill voids up to 30”
  • AAR approved level 1

Advantages:

  • Puncture and tear resistant
  • Less expensive than other bulkheads/airbag combinations
  • Provides space savings
  • Easy to position, inflate, and deflate

Common Uses:

  • Rail car shipments
  • Container shipments
  • Truck shipments

Over the Road (OTR) Airbags

Tyoga Over the Road Airbags are a low-cost alternative to AAR bags and are designed explicitly for OTR shipping.

Features:

  • Sizes are manufactured to your exact specifications

Advantages:

  • Cost-effective
  • Designed specifically for OTR shipping

Common Uses:

  • OTR Truck shipments
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AAR Approved Level 1-5 Airbags

Tyoga AAR Approved Airbags are engineered to be high-quality, durable, and reliable for the most demanding applications. They are also the industry’s fastest inflating airbag and are tested and approved for levels 1 – 5 by the AAR for rail shipments.

Features:

  • Versatile
  • Mid-placed valves
  • Double-sided tape available
  • Uses digital inflation technology
  • Level 1 -5 AAR Approved

Advantages:

  • Fast inflation
  • Compliance to AAR regulations
  • Customizable to meet specific applications
  • Recyclable
  • Easy to install
  • Designed specifically for OTR shipping

Common Uses:

  • Intermodal shipping
  • Container shipments
  • Truck shipments

Void Filler Airbags

Tyoga Void Filler Airbags are specially designed to fill large voids created by single units and large center voids, while providing superior securement that prevents side-to-side movement caused during transit.

Features:

  • Fills voids up to 36”
  • Fills voids laterally and longitudinally
  • Certified by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and the Railway Association of Canada (RAC)
  • Produced under ISO 9001:2008 and 14001 standards
  • 100% leak-proof
  • Made of 100% recyclable materials

Advantages:

  • Prevents side-to-side movement
  • Prevents wraparound damages
  • Protects loads in shipment
  • Cost-effective
  • Reusable in non-railroad applications
  • Waterproof
  • Able to take shape to odd configurations

Common Uses:

  • Intermodal shipping
  • Container shipments
  • Truck shipments

Airbag Inflation Tools

Tyoga has a variety of airbag inflation tools that will help you meet all your transit protection needs.

Our Solutions:

  • Guardian Jumbo Inflator
  • Battery Operated Inflator
  • Digital Auto Shutoff Inflation System with Phone App

Guardian Jumbo Inflator

Features:

  • Heavy-duty construction
  • Digital inflation gauge measures pressure from .25lbs. to 10lbs.
  • Push-button action

Advantages:

  • Prevents side-to-side movement
  • Prevents wraparound damages
  • Protects loads in shipment
  • Cost-effective
  • Reusable in non-railroad applications
  • Waterproof
  • Able to take shape to odd configurations

Battery Operated Inflator

Features:

  • Long-life lithium ion battery

Advantages:

  • Portable
  • Fast
  • Easy to use
  • Rechargeable
  • Doesn’t require compressed air

Digital Auto Shutoff Inflation System with Phone App

Features:

  • Long-life lithium ion battery

Advantages:

  • Precise
  • Consistent inflation pressures
  • Auto shutoff allows for the operator to multitask
  • Pressure controlled by phone app enabling the supervisor to maintain needed pressure without risking over inflation

Strapping

Tyoga’s strapping solutions use high-performance poly-woven and composite strapping for strong, shock absorbing load securement.

Features:

  • Poly-woven and composite strapping
  • AAR approved
  • 50% lighter than steel

Advantages:

  • Absorbs impacts and load shifting that would usually break steel banding
  • Safe to cut without lash back
  • Can be used with buckle or hand-tied

Common Uses:

  • Bundling
  • Load securement
  • Rail car shipments
  • Container shipments
  • Securing load units
  • Doorway protection, and more

Friction and Antiskid Mats

Tyoga’s Friction and Antiskid Mats are designed to reduce movement and cushion heavy materials.

Features:

  • AAR approved
  • Bonded rubber friction mat

Advantages:

  • Fast to install
  • Reduces loading and unloading time by 50%
  • Eliminates wood bracing and nail damage to product and containers
  • Improves safety
  • Minimizes load shifting
  • Reduces the risk of injury
  • Reduces labor and material costs

Common Uses:

  • Rail car shipments
  • Container shipments
  • Securing load units

Container Desiccants

STODRI® super-absorbent container desiccant keeps your cargo dry and prevents moisture damage. Condensation inside a container arises due to significant temperature variations that cause a damaging moisture release cycle, which can result in mold, rust on metal parts, collapsed packaging, or cargo damage.

Features:

  • String of two 1.21lbs. bags
  • Fitted with a hanger for easy installation
  • Directive 2009/251/EC
  • Dimethyl Fumarate free

Advantages:

  • Absorbs more than 200% moisture relative to its weight
  • Highly efficient
  • Cost-effective
  • Can be disposed of as regular trade waste

Common Uses:

  • Industrial goods inside containers
  • Agricultural commodities
  • Cocoa beans
  • Coffee beans
  • Cashews, nuts, and more