How can I understand the differences between two ISTA test procedures such as ISTA 6-Amazon.com-SIOC and ISTA 6-Sam's Club for my specific packaged-product?
Unfortunately, ISTA doesn't currently have a test comparison tool so the task will be a manual one. There are a couple ways to tackle this task,
Under which ISTA 6-Amazon.com-SIOC test type does my packaged-product fall?
ISTA 6-Amazon.com-SIOC Packaged-Product Test Types: Type A: Shipment Method: Parcel Delivery of Individual Packaged-Products Handling Method: Standard Handling Method Weight & Dimensions: Less than 50 lb (23 kg) & Girth equal to or less than 165” ...
What is involved in the ISTA 6-Amazon.com-SIOC testing?
An overview of ISTA 6-Amazon.com-SIOC can be found on ISTA.org at the following link: click here Additionally, videos of test elements being conducted can been seen on AboutAmazon.com: click here
I need to have my packages tested for Amazon. What do I do?
You need to contact an ISTA certified testing lab capable of performing the testing you require. To find an ISTA certified testing lab that can conduct Amazon testing requirements, see the following steps. The process begins with the Find A Lab tool ...
What is ISTA’s role in ISTA 6-Amazon.com testing?
ISTA is a not-for-profit trade association with a mission to empower organizations and their people to minimize product damage throughout distribution and optimize resource usage through effective package design. In efforts to achieve this mission ...
What test should I select for ocean shipments?
ISTA Procedures, and other industry-standard packaging test protocols, don’t contain vibration (PSD) profiles for ocean shipment. Several studies have shown that vertical vibration during sea transport is so small that it’s negligible. This is not ...