This Thanksgiving, DG also stands for “Deepest Gratitude.”

Hazmat Thanksgiving

Hazmat Thanksgiving

We know lots of Dangerous Goods professionals are on vacation this week, but the supply chain never takes a holiday. That’s why we’d like to take a few moments to share our thanks for everyone who helps keep our highways, skies, rails and oceans safe.

Thank you to the truckers, pilots, train drivers and others who transport more than 1.4 million hazmat shipments every day.

Thank you to the carriers and their dedicated teams who make sure all that hazmat is properly documented, packaged, placarded, labeled, marked, loaded and handled.

Thank you to the e-commerce entrepreneurs who have made today’s supply chain such a dynamic, growing industry.

Thank you to the third-party logistics companies who somehow connect all those carriers and businesses efficiently and compliantly.

Thank you to the regulators at PHMSA, at OSHA, at FAA and FMCSA, plus IATA, ICAO, IMO and dozens of other bodies. You may not always make the most popular decisions, but you do an astonishing amount of work to fairly balance industry’s needs with public safety.

Thank you to the hazmat trainers who make sure everyone who handles Dangerous Goods knows what to do (and what not to do) to keep the supply chain safe.

Thank you to the EH&S experts who, despite the presence of explosives, flammables and every conceivable type of poison, keep our workplaces safe.

Thank you to our partners at IATA and HCB, who make the Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook the definitive annual source of insight into the hazmat supply chain.

Thank you to everyone who attends the Dangerous Goods Symposium, which brings everyone on this list together for three amazing days every September.

Finally, thank you to all our customers. Knowing you trust us to help you grow your business compliantly fills us with the Deepest Gratitude.

Labelmaster is a full-service provider of goods and services for hazardous materials and Dangerous Goods professionals, shippers, transport operators and EH&S providers. See our full line of solutions at labelmaster.com.

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