Helpful Tips on Recycling and Disposing of Your Used Paint Containers

It is easy, as well as economical, to dispose of used paint containers by recycling or reusing. Paint containers are made of two types of readily recyclable materials. Both types are recycled and remade into the same kinds of containers, or a huge range of other industrial and commercial products.

So why, how and where can you recycle and dispose of used paint containers?    Continue reading…


Why Privacy Is Crucial in Warehouse Logistics

Warehouses are critical assets for many companies and industries. They are a hub of activity with high employee turnover and a continuous flow of deliveries. Proper logistics management requires procedures for functionality, safety, and privacy. Continue reading…


The Importance of Recycling Your Styrofoam Cooler

What is Styrofoam?

“Styrofoam” is a term for an insulation product trademarked by Dow Chemical, but the term Styrofoam is casually used to identify many types of foam materials. ‘Foam #6,’ ‘expanded foam,’ ‘polystyrene foam,’ and simply ‘foam’ are alternate terms used interchangeably to identify Styrofoam-like materials. Continue reading…


Should I Purchase Cargo Insurance When Shipping Freight Internationally?

 

When shipping internationally, the freight moves through many more hands than it does when shipped nationally. The longer the trip, the greater the risk of damage. That’s why you may want to consider shipping insurance when shipping freight internationally.

Insurance is not mandatory, but damaged products can cause unexpected costs for individuals shipping packages. International carriers are held responsible for packages damaged in their care, with certain restrictions, yet the damage done to some packages has unknown origins. Continue reading…


Freight Shipping Edition: What to Do When Disaster Hits at Sea

 

Freight shipping by sea is responsible for 90% of everything we buy today. This form of transportation also makes the freight shipping industry one of the biggest industries in the world.

Working in the freight shipping industry can be a great way to make a living. However, the work can be hazardous during the long voyages between the shipping and receiving ports. Continue reading…


Environmental Spill Containment Guidelines: A Deep Dive

 

Oceans, seas, and coastlines are home to some of the most amazing ecosystems and wildlife on the planet. They also provide shipping routes for transporting goods across the globe. These waterways can facilitate both functions; however, there are occasions when shipping can be detrimental to the environment. One such instance is in the event of an oil or chemical spill. Continue reading…


Shipping Container Certifications Demystified

There is much to consider when selecting a shipping drum, regardless of the type of goods you are transporting or whether the destination is domestic or international. Barrels and drums meant for the transport and storage of goods require various levels of certification. Sometimes the required forms, labeling, and the rest appear overwhelming. Continue reading…


Can IATA Books Help with Compliance?

When shipping materials via air transport, it’s important that all regulations are met. The two agencies that regulate the shipment of hazardous materials are the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). Continue reading…


Simplified Guide to IATA’s Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR)

If you have dealt with dangerous goods (also commonly referred to as hazardous materials) in any shape or form, you have probably heard about the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) set forward by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). They are known for releasing an updated version of their IATA DGR manual that is considered to be the “global reference for shipping dangerous goods by air and the only standard recognized by airlines.” Continue reading…