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What if Dangerous Goods regulatory publications were made into movies?

What if Dangerous Goods regulatory publications were made into movies?

Why aren’t people more excited about the release of new Dangerous Goods regulatory publications? Sure, they’re long and intimidating, but that didn’t stop the Game of Thrones series from becoming best-sellers. And no, they’re not very entertaining, but they are completely essential for their role in keeping hazmat shipments safe and compliant. Every organization in

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of October 4th, 2021

  Week of October 4th, 2021 Linking supply chain news with dangerous goods compliance Supply chain disruptions continue to dominate the headlines. And with no relief in sight, many are making big changes to their operations in order to deliver goods to customers.  Let’s examine some recent industry news. SUPPLY CHAIN NEWS COVID-19: Supply-Chain Issues

2021 DG Symposium recap, part 3: Final thoughts and a secret message

The 2021 Dangerous Goods Symposium delivered everything a supply chain professional could want. 18 virtual sessions over two weeks addressed every significant Dangerous Goods regulatory update—domestic and international, via land, sea and air—along with deeper dives on training, e-commerce, anti-terrorism measures, C-suite priorities and, naturally, lithium battery transport. (Want to go back and watch a

2021 DG Symposium recap, part 2: 8 things we learned about lithium battery transport

To the surprise of absolutely no one, lithium batteries became a primary focus of the 2021 Dangerous Goods Symposium as it moved into its second week. Two key sessions focused exclusively on battery-related regulations and issues, and the topic came up in others as well. Here are the recordings of those two sessions, which you

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of September 20th, 2021

  Week of September 20th, 2021 Linking supply chain news with dangerous goods compliance In preparation for a busy holiday shopping season, retailers and carriers are working hard to fill open jobs across the supply chain. Let’s examine some recent industry news. SUPPLY CHAIN NEWS Retail Hiring Amps Up on Hopes of Big Holiday Season

2021 DG Symposium recap, part 1: From the C-suite to the loading dock

The 2021 Dangerous Goods Symposium got off to a rousing start this week, with four sessions covering everything from nuts-and-bolts regulatory updates to high-level ideas from leading executives on prioritizing DG compliance in a rapidly evolving supply chain. Here’s a quick recap of those sessions, with links to watch the recordings on demand. Further down,

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Supply Chain Moves: Week of September 6th, 2021

  Week of September 6th, 2021 Linking supply chain news with dangerous goods compliance Cold chain management has been a hot topic over the past year and a half given discussions around shipping COVID-19 tests and vaccines, and how safely and compliantly storing and transporting temperature-controlled goods continues to be a supply chain focus. Let’s

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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