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What are the differences between States or operators for ocean transport?

Hello everyone! Today we will talk about the discrepancies between states and operators when it comes to ocean transport. The...

Pierre Boies

Dangerous Goods – By Drone?

One day in the future, you may find yourself stranded somewhere along the highway with an empty fuel tank. You...

Barbara Foster

Single Packaging Simplified

This post was originally published in December 2014 and has been updated in May 2021 for accuracy. How to Select...

Barbara Foster

Amendments to the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations

The June 12, 2021 deadline for all commercial vehicles to be fitted with electronic logging devices (ELD) is quickly approaching....

Elton Woodfine

2020 Top 10 OSHA Violations

Whether it’s movies, music, sports teams, or restaurants, Top Ten lists are often fun to chat about and make for...

Jessica Ebert

Frustration with Overpacks

The IATA Regulations define an overpack as an enclosure used by a single shipper to contain one or more packages...

Racheal Mani

Regulations

The Importance of Closing Instructions

“Packaging had not been closed in accordance with the manufacturer’s closure notification.” Hopefully, you aren’t familiar with the above statement....

Michael Zendano

OSHA Prepares Major Update to Hazcom2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has initiated the first major update to its hazard communication standard (Hazcom2012) since...

Barbara Foster

Filling Out A Ground Bill of Lading

A Bill of Lading is a legal contract between the shipper and carrier. This document that also serves as a...

IATA’s 3rd Edition to the Logistics and Distribution of Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines

IATA has deemed it necessary to release a guidance document in November 2020 to assist carriers and freight forwarders on...

Elton Woodfine

What is a Secondary Means of Closure?

Whether you are shipping glass, metal, or plastic bottles, they all have one thing in common, a means of closure....

Michael Zendano

49 CFR Hazmat Penalties

Not in compliance? Your bottom line just took a harder hit. As they do every year, the US Department of...

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

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