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Dangerous Goods at the speed of eCommerce: 2021 DG Symposium speaker Cathy Roberson

Dangerous Goods at the speed of eCommerce: 2021 DG Symposium speaker Cathy Roberson

Cathy Roberson believes more of her clients should ask her about Dangerous Goods. And she’s right. Roberson runs Logistics Trends & Insights, LLC—a research and consulting company devoted to the global logistics market. Her research helps shippers cut through the noise to understand and address their most critical issues, yet many don’t even know how

How to grow your hazmat shipping operation during a labor shortage

There’s a new crisis adding to the list of challenges frustrating supply chain organizations during the worst public health crisis in generations—a labor shortage. In the U.S., manufacturers are desperate to fill hundreds of thousands of jobs, and finding the right talent to fill those jobs is 36% harder than it was in 2018. For

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of August 23rd, 2021

  Week of August 23rd, 2021 Linking supply chain news with dangerous goods compliance Although still months away, businesses have a sense of urgency in preparing for the upcoming holiday shopping season, which is expected to be challenging for everyone. Let’s examine some recent industry news. SUPPLY CHAIN NEWS The Shipping Crisis is Getting Worse.

2021 DG Symposium panelist Dave Crist on risk, reputation and leadership

Do your company’s leaders understand what you do? Are they aware of the unique challenges of the Dangerous Goods supply chain, and do they take compliance seriously enough to do more than is minimally required? Our recent Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook revealed that: 31% of DG pros feel their company’s senior leaders are not

16 reasons you’ll want to attend the 2021 Dangerous Goods Symposium

We’re barely a month from the 2021 Dangerous Goods Symposium, and excitement is building for the most important hazmat supply chain event of the year. Since this will be the 16th annual Symposium, we’ve compiled a list of 16 reasons you should join us, starting September 13! What 2021 Symposium session do you think will

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of August 9th, 2021

  Week of August 9th, 2021 Linking supply chain news with dangerous goods compliance Sustainability has been a hot topic for years. While it was just talk for many organizations, it has continued to pick up steam and become a real focus, putting additional pressure on supply chains. Let’s examine some recent industry news. SUPPLY

Infographic: Results of the 2021 Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook

The global supply chain has never endured a period like the last 18 months. How have Dangerous Goods organizations fared—and what are the most important factors for their future success? You’ll find the answers to those questions and many more in the below infographic. It contains the results of the 6th annual Global Dangerous Goods

Will PHMSA receive Dangerous Goods research ideas that actually make DG simpler?

PHMSA wants you to get creative. As Labelmaster Senior Regulatory Specialist Nikki Burgess, CDGP, DGSA, reported in the July 12 DG Digest, “The agency has posted a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to solicit concepts and innovative ideas for leading-edge research and techniques to advance the safe transportation of hazardous materials.” The request specifically covered these

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of July 26th, 2021

  Week of July 26th, 2021 Linking supply chain news with dangerous goods compliance Increasing consumer demand and expectations is having a tremendous impact on the global supply chain. As a result, businesses are begun making major changes to their operations in order to keep pace. Let’s examine some recent industry news. SUPPLY CHAIN NEWS

2021 DG Symposium speaker Richard Masters: What DG pros can learn from maritime incidents

Two maritime incidents in 2021 highlight a fact well-known to most Dangerous Goods professionals—that one relatively small lapse can trigger large scale negative consequences. At the 2021 Dangerous Goods Symposium, maritime Dangerous Goods veteran Richard Masters will discuss the Ever Given Suez Canal crash and the catastrophic fire aboard the X-Press Pearl. Other than these

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