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Big Change Coming in 2022 for Lithium Batteries

As we reach the end of the year, we need to start planning for the changes that await us in...

Barbara Foster

Shipping Holiday Gifts

The holiday season is upon us! Many of us have started shopping and want to send gifts to our family...

Motorcycles – Yes, They are Dangerous Goods

This post was originally published in June 2016 and has been updated in December 2021 for accuracy. If you are...

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

N.O.S. – Not Otherwise Specified

This post was originally published in December 2015 and has been updated in December 2021 for accuracy. 3 Little Letters,...

ICC Regulatory Expert

It Pays To Be Compliant!

Shipping dangerous goods should never be a gamble. Receiving dangerous goods training that is clear and concise will give you...

Michael Zendano

Temporary Permits Expiry for Hand Sanitizers and COVID Samples

As the end of 2021 approaches, we still are struggling with many of the issues COVID-19 has created. But some...

Barbara Foster


Geography and the Dangerous Goods Regulations

Did you know that Greenland is part of the Kingdom of Denmark? So, you now ask yourself; what does this...

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

October is Fire Prevention Month

October has various holidays and national days that are observed throughout the month. For example, in Canada, Thanksgiving is on...

Michael Zendano

Chemical Plant Fire, what can we learn?

This past June, the city of Rockton, Illinois, was rocked by a massive explosion and fire. A chemical plant that...

Elton Woodfine

The Packaging Instruction Sheet

In my previous blog concerning the DOT audit, we looked at the common VIOLATIONS that the DOT auditors find.  Now,...

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

A Guide to Shipping Cosmetics for the Untrained Consumer

Has this ever happened to you? You just want to send a present to a friend or relative containing a...

Barbara Foster

Before, During, and After an Audit

I have had the “privilege” of going through two DOT audits. I believe that no matter how prepared you are,...

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP


DG / HazMat Industry Acronyms

DG / HazMat Industry Acronyms Have you ever spoken with a seasoned Hazmat professional who is seemingly talking in gibberish??...

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