Just Released: Understanding Hazmat Transportation Management
The rules and regulations governing the transportation of hazardous materials (hazmat) are complex.
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The rules and regulations governing the transportation of hazardous materials (hazmat) are complex.Whether the goal is to prevent accidents, preserve human lives, minimize adverse consequences, or ensure timely emergency response, the rules and regulations outlined by laws governing the transportation of hazardous materials (hazmat) are complex and apply directly to shippers and carriers.
That means, whether shipping hazmat by highway, rail, air or water, any company whose goods fall into the hazmat category must adhere to these rules or risk fines, penalties, bad publicity and other potential exposure.
Download this new white paper to learn how you can best measure and manage the risk of transporting hazardous materials.
"Even though a manufacturer may be an expert at producing goods, it may not be as well-versed in the intricacies of transporting those materials, including unknowingly offering carriers non-compliant hazmat shipments."
-- , Landstar’s VP of Safety and Compliance
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