Supply Chain Moves: Week of June 13th, 2022


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Week of June 13th, 2022

Linking supply chain news with dangerous goods compliance

Achieving greater supply chain visibility has been a focus across the industry for years. In the face of growing disruptions, material shortages, shipping costs and customer demands, businesses must take an even closer look into the specific areas of the supply chain where better visibility is needed to be successful.

Let’s examine some recent industry news.



  • Visibility is key when it comes to compliance. Supply chain visibility isn’t just tracking shipments in real-time or having a comprehensive view of your logistics network. For DG shippers, true visibility means knowing what exactly you’re shipping, the rules and regulations for shipping those goods, which of your facilities have the personnel, processes and systems to ship DG compliantly, and whether or not your shipments are compliant across the supply chain.
  • Better visibility requires better data. Achieving better visibility across the DG supply chain starts with having better data. Ensure you have complete and accurate product and shipping data, including components, makeup, dimensions, quantities, origins, shipping mode, etc. Then look to better absorb data into your supply chain – from suppliers and logistics providers to other departments. Don’t just assume everyone has access to this information or knows how to handle DG shipments, even if they have warehousing or shipping software in place.
  • Understand how your visibility efforts impact compliance. Many temperature monitoring or location tracking devices used to provide greater visibility run on lithium batteries, which are classified as DG and have their own transport regulations. Ensuring that hazmat shipments are fully compliant requires that both the products being shipped and what those items are shipped with (e.g., data logger containing a lithium battery, etc.) comply with regulations of both the origin and destination countries.

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