What are Dangerous Goods? DGM Services Houston answers common Dangerous Goods Questions

10 Sep

What are Dangerous Goods? DGM Services Houston answers common Dangerous Goods Questions

If you work in the transportation or supply chain industry, chances are you will eventually encounter Dangerous Goods or Hazardous Materials/Substances. When that occurs, you should reach out to a trained, professional Dangerous Goods Management company. Contacting DGM, ensures that the Hazardous Materials you need to ship, whether locally or overseas, arrive safely and adhere […]
12 Sep

New Android Phone Banned From Airlines

Aviation authorities and airlines from North America to Europe and Asia have issued bans or guidance on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. On Thursday, September 8th, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said travelers should not use or charge them while in the air, or stow them in checked luggage.  This has prompted many airlines to […]
18 Mar

Lithium Battery Update

WHAT ARE THE NEW LITHIUM BATTERY SHIPPING REGULATIONS FOR 2016? Have you seen all the headlines lately about Shipping Lithium Batteries by air? How are you supposed to keep up with what’s compliant, and what isn’t? There are MAJORchanges to the movement of lithium batteries which can result in lengthy shipping delays and fines.   DGM […]
15 Jan

New Container Mass Verification Weights Heavy On Shippers

Beginning July 1 of 2016 the SOLAS Container Weight Verification Requirement becomes mandatory for all shippers, freight forwarders, vessel operators and terminal operators. The rule was implemented due to undeclared goods, violations involving dangerous goods, and improperly packed or incorrectly declared container loads. These violations jeopardize the center of gravity of the vessel and create […]
13 Jan

Lithium Batteries: Smaller and More Powerful

How Are They Packing All That Energy In Such A Small Space? Battery manufacturers are packing more active material into a cell making the electrodes and separator thinner. This enables a doubling of energy density since lithium-ion was introduced in 1991. Meaning, this provides our devices with more power and battery life. What Effects Does […]