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DG Digest: PHMSA releases pair of useful guides, FMCSA may reduce State fees collected from motor carriers

Although the calendar says that summer doesn’t end until September 22nd, for all practical purposes summer ended yesterday with the Labor Day holiday.  Hopefully everyone had a safe and happy long weekend!  The last week of the traditional summer season was unusually busy from a regulatory standpoint, with a number of actions rolling in to

The simple guide to 2019/2020 Dangerous Goods regulatory books

Don’t look now, but it’s almost fall, and it will be 2020 before you know it. That means new Dangerous Goods regulations will soon be coming into force—and you’ll need new regulatory publications to keep track of them. Of course, sometimes it’s hard just keeping track of the latest Dangerous Goods regulatory publications themselves. That’s

DG Digest: FMCSA reviewing HOS rules, FAA seeks further data on drones, and the EPA wants to designate certain ‘high-priority’ chemicals

The penultimate week of the summer season was not quite as busy as last week’s heavy action; however, the federal government did have some actions of note, particularly to motor carriers, drone aircraft operators, and chemical manufacturers.  See the week’s events below: FMCSA The agency proposed amendments to its hours-of-service (HOS) requirements to provide greater

Labelmaster Supply Chain Moves

Supply Chain Moves: Week of August 26, 2019

Week of August 26, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance When selecting logistics solutions, companies must consider how they will impact every part of the supply chain. This is especially true for dangerous goods shippers. To help companies keep a pulse on technology trends impacting business and the movement of dangerous goods throughout

How much do new civil penalties for hazmat violations actually cost you?

As Labelmaster Staff Regulatory Specialist Nikki Burgess reported a couple of weeks back, many federal agencies recently raised their civil penalties about 2.5% for Dangerous Goods regulatory citations. In other words, any compliance errors you make will now cost you a little more. Update! On October 29, 2019, penalties at many agencies were increased an

Labelmaster Supply Chain Moves

Supply Chain Moves: Week of August 19, 2019

Week of August 19, 2019 Linking technology news with Dangerous Goods compliance Technology continues to impact supply chain planning and execution. But achieving meaningful organizational change requires companies to share data and align processes with stakeholders, customers and suppliers. To help companies keep a pulse on technology trends impacting business and the movement of dangerous

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