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Quiz: Are you a large format lithium battery transport expert?

Quiz: Are you a large format lithium battery transport expert?

Quiz: Are you a large format lithium battery transport expert?

Compliantly shipping lithium batteries is complex. When those batteries are large enough for electric vehicles, data centers or solar power storage, compliant transport becomes even more challenging.  Think you’ve mastered the regulations for transporting large format lithium batteries? This quiz is for you!  It’s not easy, so if you don’t know all the answers, remember

Looking Back to Move Forward: Leading Dangerous Goods Insight from Last Year

2022 was another challenging year for the global Dangerous Goods (DG) supply chain. As the leading solution provider to the DG industry, Labelmaster is committed to keeping the market informed on the latest trends, challenges, regulations and best practices to help organizations maintain safe and compliant supply chains. Here are some of the top insights

DG Digest: New IATA handling guides for lithium batteries and more civil penalty fee updates

Brrrr! It’s cold out! As we continue to slog through the worst part of winter, be sure that your employees are ready to cope with it safely in your workplace. That applies especially to any worker who is required to labor out-of-doors. It’s easy to have frostbite and other cold weather dangers suddenly become a

Do you know how to ship lithium batteries by air?

Important lithium battery updates: PHMSA final rules on air transport, and CPSC recommendations for devices and eBikes

Here we are in the midst of the winter holiday season! Hopefully, everyone is having a chance to throttle back a little and enjoy time with friends and family. Remember—don’t overdo it! Be safe while driving and doing all the once-a-year things that often happen at this time of the year. No one needs any

DG Digest: IATA publishes an addendum to the 64th Edition of the DGR and IMO publishes significant changes to its new Amendment.

December continues its slow slide into the official beginning of winter, with the solstice on the 21st—just a couple of days away. Stay warm and safe! The holidays are here, and no one wants to be ill or injured for them. Take the right steps to protect yourself and your fellow employees!  It was a

2022’s most important hazmat regulations—and a 2023 preview

Was 2022 a return to normal in the Dangerous Goods galaxy? By one measure, the answer is yes. For the first time since the global pandemic started in March 2020, a full year passed without any significant hazmat regulations relating to COVID-19. The world’s regulatory bodies have largely returned to their standard order of business—setting

Full Dangerous Goods automation: How to integrate your ERP, WMS or TMS with DGIS

If your weekly grocery shopping includes both meats and produce, life’s a lot easier if you can buy them at the same store. If your exercise regimen includes both weight work and swimming, life’s a lot easier if your health club includes a weight room and a pool. And if your operation ships both non-regulated

Bundle up! We have the multi-modal online hazmat training courses you need.

As most Dangerous Goods professionals know, hazmat employees are required to receive not only general awareness training on the requirements for hazmat shipping, but also function-specific training related to their particular roles. For operations that ship hazmat via ground, sea and air, this requirement often means employees have to take a training course for each

Why every auto-related business needs a large format lithium battery plan

Electric vehicles are here to stay. This is not breaking news. In 2021, global sales of electric cars doubled to a new record of 6.6 million—close to 10 percent of all new cars sold. In the U.S., electric vehicle registrations shot up 60 percent in the first quarter of 2022, and EVs now make up

Why online hazmat training is essential for new supply chain workers

We all know that training is mandated by law for any workers involved in the transport of Dangerous Goods. But what about supply chain workers who aren’t involved in hazmat transport? Should they undergo training as well? For many forward-thinking supply chain organizations, the answer is yes. Now, you might well ask, “Why would we