Category Archives: Chemical Transportation

How Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Affects Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

On February 11, 2015 the Government of Canada published in the Canada Gazette, Part II the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), which, in addition to the amendments made to the Hazardous Products Act under the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No.1, modified the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information … Continue reading

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Bulk Chemical Transport Solutions: A Case Study

Transporting chemicals by bulk tank truck requires coordinated logistics. It’s not always about the line haul rate. Here’s a case study of how DSN Chemical Transportation solved a clients ongoing problem with raw material delivery.

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2 Things You Have to do Start Doing because of Transportation of Dangerous Goods Changes.

This July 2014 the Government of Canada updated some key section of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act.  This article explains two key things you’re going to have to start doing because of the changes.  The Government cited the reason … Continue reading

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The Hardened Border Between Canada and the US Over the Last Decade and the Effect on Transportation

Since that infamous day on September 11, 2001 there have been many changes at the border between Canada and the United States to improve security.  Many of these changes had profound impacts on the transportation industry, in particular trucking companies, … Continue reading

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DSN Chemical Transportation Officially Launches Newly Expanded Bulk Liquid and Dry Transportation Service

DSN Chemical Transportation Officially Launches Newly Expanded Bulk Liquid and Dry Transportation Service.
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HAZMAT Trucks Banned in Boston

Starting June 13, 2012 HAZMAT shipments will be banned from Boston during the hours of 6am and 8pm. Click here to read more

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DSN Learning about the Safety Train

DSN was at L.V. Lomas last week to learn about bulk rail transport of chemicals with the aid of the Safety Train hosted at L.V. Lomas’ site. You can learn more about the Safety Train at the CIAC website. Big thanks goes out to LV Lomas and Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors for arranging the tour. Continue reading

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New Definition of Tank Vehicle in the US Starting to Enter Enforcement Phase

On May 9, 2011 the FMCA expanded the definition of a Tank Vehicle Continue reading

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5 Incredible Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Carrier Fraud

1.  It’s easy! A fraudulent carrier just has to show up at your dock and say, “hey, I’m here to pick up that load going to Texas”. If you don’t have controls in place, he gets loaded, drives away and … Continue reading

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$1340 Dollars Raised for the You Be The Chemist Drive

DSN Chemical Transportation is happy to announce that for the first month of our fund raising drive for the You Be The Chemist program, $1340 dollars have been raised.

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