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Top 11 reasons hazmat shippers will love the new Labelmaster.com

Top 11 reasons hazmat shippers will love the new Labelmaster.com

Have you visited Labelmaster.com lately? We’ve recently given the entire website a thorough renovation to make it easier for Dangerous Goods shippers like you to find what you need. Easier to order. Easier to keep your entire shipping operation compliant. And, if we do say so ourselves, easier on the eyes. Here’s why you’ll love

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

IATA Publishes 2018 Guidelines for Passengers Traveling with Lithium Batteries

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today published their guidelines for passengers traveling with lithium batteries and devices that contain lithium batteries. Please download and refer to their full guide here: LithiumBatteryPassengers_March 2018. Some highlights: Effective March, 2018 These rules are already in effect as of March. The guide covers topics like: Types of batteries and when

What Obexion’s special permit means for lithium battery shipping

If your business ever ships damaged, defective or recalled lithium-ion batteries—or devices that contain them—you need a thorough knowledge of section 173.185 of the 49th volume of the Code of Federal Regulations. Ha! Just kidding! You really only need to know one word: Obexion. Here’s why: In addition to its revolutionary, fire-mitigating fiberboard material, every

CHEMTREC and Labelmaster team up for one reason: safety.

Last month, Labelmaster and CHEMTREC announced a new partnership that makes Labelmaster the exclusive label manufacturer and distributor for CHEMTREC. Now, all Dangerous Goods labels printed with CHEMTREC information will come from Labelmaster. But this partnership isn’t really about labels. It’s about safety. CHEMTREC chief executive John Modine explains, “Having Labelmaster as our exclusive label

Obexion Pro and Obexion Max Lithium Battery Packaging

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

11 questions every e-commerce device maker must ask about lithium batteries

Say you’ve invented a robot that doesn’t just vacuum floors, but cleans all the grime off your showers, sinks and toilets, too. (Let’s call it the “Bathroomba.”) If an informal poll here at Labelmaster is any indication, your brainchild will command a premium price and sell a million units by next Wednesday. There’s only one

As blockchain gets bigger, will hazmat transport get linked up?

Almost a year ago, we asked why no one was talking about blockchain in hazmat shipping. As far as we know, we’re still the only ones asking. There have been no significant developments in the application of blockchain technology to Dangerous Goods transport. Yet, as blockchain continues to grow more important to worldwide logistics, it

What do hazardous waste labels say about your DG partner?

In the world of Dangerous Goods transport, a few millimeters can send otherwise calm logistics professionals scrambling for that extra bottle of Tums. That’s what happened in January 2017, when an update to the 49 CFR (section 172.301, for you regulation geeks) went into effect mandating that, for all hazmat or hazardous waste packages larger

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,

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