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Packing Group Controversy

What do you do when your shipment is being rejected because the classification of the product is correct for transport,...

Chemical Compatibility

One very important consideration when choosing UN packaging is chemical compatibility. Meaning, is your product compatible with the container, cap,...

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

CANUTEC: 42 Years of Public Safety

CANUTEC is a free, nationwide 24/7 emergency bilingual advisory service. CANUTEC’s registered Canadian consignors have also provided over 2 million...

Elton Woodfine

Know Your Exemptions: TDG’s Special Cases for the Agricultural Industry

The “special cases” found in Canada’s Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDG) encompass a wide range of functions. Some of...

Barbara Foster

What are the important things to consider when preparing my containers?

Hello everyone! Have you ever been faced with a headache when it comes to preparing a container for a dangerous...

How to Select a Dangerous Goods Shipping Name

Shakespeare once said, “That which we call a rose, By any other name would smell as sweet.” Which is true,...

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

Frustration with Overpacks

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

IATA Vaccine and Pharmaceutical Transportation 4th Edition Guidance

In response to the global pandemic and subsequent rollout of the vaccines to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, IATA deemed it...

Elton Woodfine

Expanding into the Distribution Center World? Be Careful! You Might be Handling Dangerous Goods

The one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown has recently passed, and many businesses have had extreme challenges – leading...

Elton Woodfine

ICAO Approves New Covid-19 Recommendations

With another wave of Covid-19 looming last month, The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council approved six new COVID-19 recommendations...

Michael Zendano


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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