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2018 Dangerous Goods Symposium speaker Dave Brennan on IATA and innovation

2018 Dangerous Goods Symposium speaker Dave Brennan on IATA and innovation

  Dave Brennan, Assistant Director of Cargo Safety & Standards at International Air Transport Association, will share updates from IATA during the 13th annual Dangerous Goods Symposium, September 5–7, 2018, in Rosemont, Illinois. Longtime IATA veteran Dave Brennan says, “It’s been one of the quieter years for updates.” Yet even in a quiet year, he

The hazmat pro’s guide to the American Revolution

Every American schoolchild learns the story of the American Revolution, from the Boston Tea Party to the Declaration of Independence to the final victory at Yorktown. But the story everyone knows is not the whole story—especially if you have a Dangerous Goods background. Just as mass audiences usually miss the key hazmat-related themes in popular

Dangerous Goods Symposium 2018 workshop: “Authoring Closure Instructions”

Howard Z. Skolnik and W. Dean Ricker—chairman and president, respectively, of Skolnik Industries—will lead a workshop on “Authoring Closure Instructions” during the 13th annual Dangerous Goods Symposium, September 5–7, 2018, in Rosemont, Illinois. “The 49 CFR says every package with a UN certification must have closure instructions to give shippers a way to complete a

Hazmat software integration clicks at SAPPHIRE NOW conference

Last week, Labelmaster Senior Manager of Strategy Kristen Dapore attended the SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Orlando. Manning a booth with our integration partner SCT Software, she came away with one undeniable fact: Businesses want one solution that brings everything together for their entire operation. That’s why SAP®—the host of the conference—is the giant it is.

Avengers vs. Solo: A movie review for hazmat professionals

So far, it’s been a great summer season at the movies for Dangerous Goods professionals. Two blockbuster movies about hazardous materials transport have already blasted their way into your local multiplex. We’re talking, of course, about Avengers: Infinity War and Solo: A Star Wars Story. Now, to the layperson, Avengers may appear to be a

A hazmat pro’s graduation message for the Class of 2018

For the 51st consecutive year, no one from Labelmaster was asked to speak at a college or university graduation. And that’s too bad, because we feel we have important messages to share with the leaders of tomorrow. Here’s the speech we might have delivered. Congratulations, graduates! I’m sure many of you are wondering why (name

Hazmat professionals! Here’s your 2018 Mothers’ Day Gift Guide!

Back by popular demand—it’s our last-minute Mothers’ Day gift guide for Dangerous Goods professionals! Nearly all hazmat professionals have mothers, are married to mothers or are themselves mothers. Yet no one but Labelmaster ever examines the formative role our mothers played in our Dangerous Goods development, or the critical question on everyone’s minds over the

Confident in your compliance?

Share your opinion—take our annual Dangerous Goods Confidence survey

Labelmaster, Hazardous Cargo Bulletin (HCB) and IATA partner to create the 2018 Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook How do you keep up with changing hazmat regulations? How current are your DG shipping technology and infrastructure? And how severe should enforcement of hazmat violations be? Share your opinions about these issues—and many others—with the entire DG community!

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

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