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The new DG Exchange: Your connection to the Dangerous Goods supply chain community

The new DG Exchange: Your connection to the Dangerous Goods supply chain community

Not long ago, a longtime friend and colleague told us, “I wish the Dangerous Goods Symposium could somehow happen all year long.” That idea – a year-round place where supply chain and business professionals can connect and share their questions, insights and experience about Dangerous Goods—was the inspiration for the DG Exchange. Launching August 10,

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of August 03 2020

  Week of August 3rd, 2020 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the critical role technology plays within the supply chain. And for some, it has placed a spotlight on the need for greater investment in technology moving forward. To help companies keep a pulse on technology trends impacting

Results of the 5th Annual DG Confidence Outlook: strengths, weaknesses and tremendous resilience

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted the global dangerous goods supply chain. Yet even as the industry has shown tremendous resilience, this crisis has shed light on weaknesses related to DG organizations’ ability to keep shipments safe and compliant, and the need for further investment in DG training, technology and infrastructure. The 5th annual DG

How to evaluate and evolve your Dangerous Goods training program—part 2

Last week, we shared strategies from leading Dangerous Goods trainers for evaluating hazmat training programs to determine when they need updating. Here are some powerful tips for evolving your training program to match your current operation—and preparing it for future growth. If 2020 has proved anything, it’s that businesses must always be ready to adapt

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of July 20 2020

  Week of July 20th, 2020 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance Technology can impact every part of the supply chain. But in order to achieve real business value from it, organizations must select the right solutions and have the right processes in place. To help companies keep a pulse on technology trends impacting

How to evaluate and evolve your Dangerous Goods training program—part 1

There are two reasons every organization that handles Dangerous Goods must conduct DG training: Regulations require that hazmat employees receive function-specific hazmat training. Training helps employees do their jobs better, which makes hazmat shipping safer and more efficient. Most businesses in the hazmat supply chain recognize that #2 is even more important than #1, and

Why Dangerous Goods technology alone can’t improve your performance

Think about the early 1900s, when engine-powered trucks started to replace horse-drawn wagons. Now that was a supply chain revolution! But buying a truck didn’t automatically vault a business into a new level of productivity. Operators had to train their teams on new skills such as truck driving and engine repair. They had to overhaul

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of July 6 2020

  Week of July 6th, 2020 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance The right technology can drive improvements throughout every part of the supply chain – both in the short-term (as companies continue to navigate the effects of the pandemic) and the long-term. To help companies keep a pulse on technology trends impacting business

The hazmat pro’s guide to the American Revolution

It’s been a challenging year, but the 4th of July is right around the corner, and we intend to celebrate! How? By sharing the true story of American independence as only fellow Dangerous Goods professionals can understand it. Every American schoolchild learns the classic version of the American Revolution, from the Boston Tea Party to

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