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Shipping lithium batteries by mail: 3 things you must know

Shipping lithium batteries by mail: 3 things you must know

If you’re in the hazmat business, you’re no stranger to Publication 52 from the United States Postal Service. Affectionately referred to as “Pub 52,” this public document (a.k.a. “Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail“) outlines the do’s and don’ts for the safe transport of Dangerous Goods via the U.S. mail. One of the thorniest topics in

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of May 06, 2019

Week of May 06, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance As the supply chain becomes faster and more complex, companies, especially those shipping dangerous goods, must rely on technology to keep pace. To help companies keep a pulse on technology trends impacting business and the movement of dangerous goods throughout the supply chain,

Can one compliance gap ruin your bottom line? Ask the Night King.

We all know Game of Thrones, the hit series currently in its final season on HBO, is really about hazmat transport. Fittingly, Sunday night’s episode 3 supplied a metaphor that every supply chain organization should take to heart. Spoiler alert: If you aren’t current on Game of Thrones, skip the next two paragraphs! The episode

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of April 29, 2019

Week of April 29, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance Advancements in technology leads to more complex supply chains, especially for companies shipping dangerous goods. It’s important for organizations to understand the impact new technologies have on their operations, and then leverage other technology solutions to effectively manage the process. To help companies

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of April 22, 2019

Week of April 22, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance Supply chain compliance is challenging, especially as increasingly strict rules and requirements are being played on organizations by their customers, including the adoption of technology. To help companies keep a pulse on technology trends impacting business and the movement of dangerous goods throughout

Add your voice to the 4th annual Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook

Labelmaster, Hazardous Cargo Bulletin (HCB) and IATA invite you to participate in the world’s most comprehensive survey of hazmat professionals. The revealed results of the annual Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook have become a tradition at the Dangerous Goods Symposium. A few insights usually take the crowd by surprise, and you hear reactions like: I’ve always

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of April 15, 2019

Week of April 15, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance Moving goods across the supply chain can be complex, especially when transporting dangerous goods. Technology is key to helping companies more effectively manage their shipping processes. To help companies keep a pulse on technology trends impacting business and the movement of dangerous goods

The hazmat pro’s guide to Game of Thrones, Season 8

At last, the moment for which hazmat pros have waited untold winters! The final season of Game of Thrones starts Sunday. Everyone in the Dangerous Goods galaxy knows Game of Thrones is really about hazmat transport. For all its swordplay, palace intrigue and dragons, the show addresses the same issues hazmat pros deal with every

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of April 8, 2019

Week of April 8, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance Today’s businesses want to make decisions based on facts, not guesses. That’s why more and more companies (including those shipping dangerous goods) are leveraging technology to access and analyze key operational data and apply predictive analytics. To help companies keep a pulse on

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