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Why is the Price of Fuel Dropping?

After many years of rising fuel costs many of us are puzzled at the recent and significant drop in both Gasoline and Diesel Fuel prices over the last 5 months and wonder what’s in store for 2015. This article explores … Continue reading

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Hazmat Transport Quick Reference Guide

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7 Lessons Learned about Melon Season

Every year at this time logistics managers have an annual meltdown if they move shipment out of areas affected by “Melon Season”.  Here are seven lessons to help you cope learned in over 25 seasons from DSN Chemical Transportation. What … Continue reading

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Backhauls & How Canada/US Population Distribution Affects Transportation and Logistics

Ever wonder why there are so many trucks in some places and none in others? Have you ever wondered why there are so many trucks in a particular area and none in others, or why the rates going to a … 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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DSN's new Look

Direct Service Newtwork Ltd. and DSN Express Inc. will now be known as DSN Chemcial Transportation. Our new web address will be www.chemicaltransportation.com Continue reading

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I think we’re in for a tight freight market…rates will rise.

Lock in capacity commitments and take a look at increasing their freight spend budget. I fear those who don’t will be left out in the cold in the months to come having to bid for trucks on the open market. Highest bidder gets the truck! Instead of all the carriers calling you, you’ll be calling carriers begging for equipment Continue reading

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The Smartway to Reduce Your Business' Carbon Footprint

The Smartway to reduce your carbon footprint through logistics. Continue reading

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New Labelling Requirements for Marine Pollutants and IBC's (Tote Tanks)

There are new labelling requirements coming out this year for marine pollutants to comply with international standards. There are also requirements for IBC’s to be labelled for stackability. Continue reading

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