• Dangerous goods initiatives gather pace across logistics sector An initiative that allows for the easy electronic transfer of dangerous goods information has been launched to market recently, as the logistics sector continues to ramp up efforts to improve safety standards across the globe. Public demand has been a key driver in the pace of development within the Dangerous Goods sector, garnering technological, scientific […] Fwd News 0 Comments August 2, 2017
  • Mislabelling putting lives at risk Technical advisor at the International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association (ICHCA), Richard Brough, warned that some aspects of non-compliance in container shipping have worsened since the Container Transport Units Code (CTU Code) was updated in 2014. Freight container cargo types have expanded over many years, and innovations have changed the way some cargo types are transported. […] Fwd News 0 Comments March 22, 2017
  • Shipper hit with heavy fine by FAA for hazmat labelling failure A shipper has received notice of a punitive fine by the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) for failing to declare and correctly label an airfreight shipment containing hazardous material, according to a story in The Loadstar. The FAA alleges that Gordon Food Services despatched a consignment of 30 foaming tablets, containing the corrosive chemical sodium hydroxide, […] Fwd News 0 Comments September 2, 2016