Vibration levels of stacked parcel packages in laboratory test environment. Over-tested or under-tested?

Authors

  • Zsófia Németh Széchenyi István University, Department of Logistics and Forwarding, Egyetem sq. 1, 9026 Győr, Hungary
  • Bence Molnár Széchenyi István University, Department of Logistics and Forwarding, Egyetem sq. 1, 9026 Győr, Hungary
  • Csaba Pánczél Széchenyi István University, Department of Logistics and Forwarding, Egyetem sq. 1, 9026 Győr, Hungary
  • Péter Böröcz Széchenyi István University, Department of Logistics and Forwarding, Egyetem sq. 1, 9026 Győr, Hungary

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14513/actatechjaur.00603

Keywords:

random vibration, packaging, PSD, stacked unit, parcel delivery

Abstract

Courier express parcel (CEP) shipments become one of the most important delivery methods in the Business-to-Consumer sales model. This paper observed and analyzed the vertical vibration levels that occur in stacked and unsecured parcels during express delivery versus the simulation in the laboratory. At the end, a detailed comparison is reported between the field and laboratory vibration levels (based on standard PSD test profile) in the frequency range of 1 – 200 Hz. For the measurement a three-layer stacked unit was used building from corrugated box samples. The result shows and analyzes the vibration levels in the stacked layers in comparison to the ISTA (International Safe Transport Association) vibration protocol where only a single parcel is required to be tested without any stacking configuration.

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Published

2021-04-26

How to Cite

Németh, Z., Molnár, B., Pánczél, C., & Böröcz, P. (2021). Vibration levels of stacked parcel packages in laboratory test environment. Over-tested or under-tested?. Acta Technica Jaurinensis. https://doi.org/10.14513/actatechjaur.00603

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