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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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A year in Review: Chemical Transportation

The topic of this article in my Chemical Transportation Blog is a review of chemical transportation in 2010 and any and all highlights involving chemical transportation in 2010. I’ve also included links to the specific articles in my Chemical Transportation … Continue reading

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Safety Horror Story Stems from Poorly Loaded Flatbed

This article is going to read like the “Darwin Awards”. For those unfamiliar, the Darwin Awards “go to those who’s less-than-stellar plans that “seemed like a good idea at the time” commemorate the improvement of the human species by honoring … Continue reading

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5 Scary But True Things About Heat Season

  November 1st is generally the time of year that most chemical transportation shippers start to require heat on liquid chemical shipments. In light of it coinciding with Halloween, I thought I’d share “5 Scary but true” things about Heat … Continue reading

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Evaluating the Safety of Your Chemical and Hazmat Carriers

Carrier selection is often one of the most difficult tasks for a logistics manager. There is a constant battle not only between cost and quality, but also, safety. The purpose of this article is to offer some advice and guidance … Continue reading

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How to Calculate Carbon Footprint of Trucks and Shipments

How to Calculate Carbon Footprint of Trucking Shipments Continue reading

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The Easiest Way to Ship Between Canada and the United States

If you are shipping to Canada or shipping between Canada and the United States, it can be confusing and time consuming. You have to prepare the right paperwork have a customs broker set up and then make sure you select a carrier who is experienced in crossing the border. A transportation broker can make that simple for you. 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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What a 3PL Can do for YOU

A 3PL (Third Party Logistics Company) is a non-asset based company (doesn’t own trucks or equipment) that can help you

1. reduce costs,

2. reduce risk

3. save time and expense in the implementation of your logistics strategy.

Here’s how they do it…. Continue reading

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Security Plan Requirements for TDG Now Risk Based

Update on the new rules and clarifications for security plans under TDG. Rules are now risk based. Continue reading

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