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DG Symposium preview: Why is lithium battery recycling suddenly sexy?

DG Symposium preview: Why is lithium battery recycling suddenly sexy?

Todd Coy, Vice President at KBI, will speak about “Lithium Battery Recycling and End of Life Transport” at the 14th annual Dangerous Goods Symposium, September 4–6, 2019, in Chicago. The third day of every Dangerous Goods Symposium is devoted to lithium battery issues, with an expert panel sharing the latest regulatory developments and fielding pointed

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of August 5, 2019

Week of August 5, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance Technology innovation has led to the emergence of new delivery methods – from autonomous vehicles to aircraft systems. And these emerging technologies promise to impact the supply chain of the future, including the transport of dangerous goods. To help companies keep a pulse

DG Symposium preview: The hazmat possibilities of unmanned aircraft systems

Mark Wuennenberg, VP of Regulatory Affairs at Drone Delivery Canada, will speak about “Innovation Taking Flight—Drones in Cargo Logistics” at the 14th annual Dangerous Goods Symposium, September 4–6, 2019, in Chicago. Will unmanned aircraft systems (commonly referred to as drones) ever have a role to play in Dangerous Goods transport? If Mark Wuennenberg has anything

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of July 29, 2019

Week of July 29, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance The push towards digital transformation can be seen in almost every industry, especially in the supply chain. But the pursuit of the supply chain of tomorrow means all critical functions – including hazmat compliance – need to be digital and connected. To help

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Infographic: Who needs Dangerous Goods training? And what kind?

Who needs Dangerous Goods training? That’s easy. Training is mandated by law for anyone involved in the transport of Dangerous Goods. There are very few exceptions to the rule. But who needs what kind of training? That’s a more complicated question. Employers are responsible for making sure every employee is trained for every DG function

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of July 22, 2019

Week of July 22, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance Effectively shipping products is challenging enough in today’s dynamic supply chain environment, but the complexity and risk is significantly increased when shipping dangerous goods – especially when managing returns and product recalls. This makes having in place the right technology, packaging and processes

How to get strategic about hazmat packaging efficiency

If you’re an e-commerce customer—and who isn’t these days?—you’ve probably had the experience of receiving a small item in a large package and wondering, Was this really the most efficient way to ship this thing? As a supply chain professional, however, you know the answer probably isn’t that simple. Packaging efficiency in today’s decentralized omnichannel

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of July 15, 2019

Week of July 15, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance In today’s omnichannel shipping world, companies are faced with the challenge of meeting customer demands fast, free shipping while keeping costs down. This is especially challenging for those shipping dangerous goods. That’s why more shippers are looking to technologies to further enable this

Omnichannel, decentralized and hazmat-compliant: A brave new world

How much more complex and challenging can shipping get? You’re doing everything you can to satisfy customers’ demands for fast, free delivery. You aim to be omnichannel, decentralized, parcel-optimized and cost-conscious. You keep inventories as tight and fluid as possible without ever having to say, “Sorry, we’re out.” Oh, and every shipment is fully compliant

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of July 8, 2019

Week of July 8, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance Technology is changing the way we do business. And soon, the old way of doing things will be replaced– whether it’s how we prepare documents, train employees or interact with customers and devices. To help companies keep a pulse on technology trends impacting

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