Supply Chain Moves: Week of June 21st, 2021

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Week of June 21st, 2021

Linking supply chain news with dangerous goods compliance

As businesses around the world continue to navigate compounding supply chain challenges, some are beginning to take even more drastic steps.

Let’s examine some recent industry news.


  • Tackling the Biggest Issues Facing the Consumer Products Industry: Consumer products companies have faced supply chain disruptions along with dramatically shifting consumer behavior. The pressure to drive innovation, transparency, and sustainability while trying to remain resilient throughout these challenges has pushed the industry toward drastic change.


  • Supply chain disruptions will continue. Port congestion, capacity constraints, rising shipping costs and myriad other factors, shippers continue to put pressure on supply chains. As a result, companies will continue to rethink their supply chain strategies, whether it’s utilizing different modes, selecting new carriers, nearshoring operations or changing the locations of suppliers or facilities.
  • Shipping changes cause a ripple effect. Changes to a company’s shipping processes can have a tremendous impact on its DG management operations as well. Regulations can vary by mode, region and more, so understand how changes will impact the necessary permits, documentation, packaging or labels. Or if there are restrictions, such as shipping lithium batteries via air.
  • DG compliance needs a seat at the table. Effective DG management is critical to helping ensure a fast, efficient, safe and cost-effective supply chain. So, it’s critical for organizations to give DG pros a seat at the table and be a part of strategic planning discussions. Otherwise, they risk causing slow, inefficient distribution processes, or even delayed shipments, large fines and environmental disasters due to noncompliance.

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