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COSTHA 2018 preview: Another chance to discover Obexion

COSTHA 2018 preview: Another chance to discover Obexion

Next week, logistics and Dangerous Goods professionals from all over the globe will gather for the COSTHA Annual Forum & Expo 2018—the yearly compliance event hosted by the Council of Safe Transport of Hazardous Articles. COSTHA is one of the world’s foremost organizations promoting Dangerous Goods shipping compliance, and we’re proud to be part of

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Industrial Pack 2018 preview: a new chance to discover Obexion

Next week, vendors and buyers from every segment of the packaging industry will meet up at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta for the first annual Industrial Pack 2018. Of course, Labelmaster will be there! The organizers of Industrial Pack describe it as “North America’s FIRST and ONLY free-to-attend trade event dedicated to … bring

TMC 2018 Annual Meeting preview: innovation and reliability

This week, trucking’s leading fleet professionals, vehicle manufacturers and component suppliers will gather in Atlanta for TMC18—the Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition. Of course, Labelmaster will be there at Booth 811! “People at TMC are always looking for innovation,” says Mike Kelly, Labelmaster Director of Sales Operations. “Increased fuel economy,

10 things your C-suite might not know about Dangerous Goods

In our 2014 Master Series video—“DG and the C-suite: What Every Executive Needs to Know”—Labelmaster President Alan Schoen says: “Unfortunately, the C-suite does not know a lot about the transportation of Dangerous Goods. They think we’re shipping nuclear bars from the waste treatment plant, and that’s not what it is.” How much has changed in

Hazmat experts agree—it’s time to sign up for the Dangerous Goods Symposium!

Register today! Rates go up April 1. September seems a long way off, doesn’t it? We in the Midwest are still digging out from our biggest snowfall in a couple of years, and major league baseball players are only just reporting to spring training this week. But it’s not too soon to talk about September,

Dangerous Goods transport technology: Wouldn’t it be cool if …

A couple of weeks ago, we published our 2018 DG Wish List, in which Dangerous Goods professionals from around the world shared their fondest dreams for the industry. Most of these wishes were pretty practical, from simplifying lithium battery shipping regulations to making sure shippers were better educated about hazmat. Others were grander in scale—like

Our Top 10 hazmat humor posts of 2017

There is nothing funny about Dangerous Goods shipping and handling. Hazmat regulations keep people safe, and DG professionals are 100% serious about their dedication to compliance. So why is hazmat humor so popular? Maybe the process of learning staggeringly complex, endlessly changing regulations warps people’s brains. Maybe you have to be a little warped to

Don’t use hazmat software? Here are some things you might need

Of all the shocks in our 2017 Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook, the biggest might have been this one: 26% of DG pros say they use no DG software – they use manual processes for any hazardous materials they ship or handle. Since we offer DGIS, the most sophisticated hazmat software available, we’d like to

Remember these disasters? “Dang Good” training made sure they never happened.

This post is adapted from a presentation given at the 2017 Dangerous Goods Symposium by Gene Sanders, founder and manager of W.E. Train Consulting. Since we can abbreviate the words “hazardous materials” to “hazmat,” I say we shorten “Dangerous Goods training” to “Dang Good training.” It saves time, and it describes what we trainers hope

Dangerous Goods Report Vol. 9

Dangerous Goods Report | Vol. 9

Summary: Volume 9 of the Dangerous Goods Report looks at an innovation that may change how we transport lithium batteries and battery devices, despite all the safety and regulatory hurdles involved. We also assess the unique challenges facing seven industries that ship Dangerous Goods, and review the eye-opening findings of our first-ever international DG compliance

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