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A Guide to Customs Clearance Procedures

Summary: Customs clearance is the process of successfully moving cargo through customs for it to enter the country.  Ensuring you have correctly completed all the relevant import-export documentation, such as Purchase Orders and Bills of Lading,...

Air Courier vs. Air Freight: Which Should You Choose?

Source: Jaromir Chalabala/ Shutterstock.com Summary: When choosing between air courier and air freight, there are advantages and disadvantages with each.  Air courier is more expensive than air freight but offers the convenience of door-to-door shipping. Air freight...

Hazardous Substance Definition

Source: Red Herring/Shutterstock.com Summary Hazardous substances are defined as materials that pose a health risk to people and the environment. There are specific categories for labeling hazardous substances: toxic, corrosive, irritant, sensitizer, flammable and pressure generator.  Hazardous materials...

Your Guide to Choosing What Is Best for Your Needs

Source: nhumster/Shutterstock.com Summary:  Hazardous waste can harm humans and the environment and must be stored, transported and disposed of safely.  There are four main types of hazardous waste: listened wastes, characteristic wastes, universal wastes and mixed wastes. Different...

What Is Hazmat Shipping? Your Guide to Shipping Hazardous Materials

Source: industryviews/Shutterstock.com Some people think hazardous products only encompass highly toxic chemical substances. However, common products such as paint, nail polish, dry shampoo and batteries also fall under the dangerous goods category.  Because of the potential...

What Is UN-Approved Packaging?

Source: Satakorn/ Shutterstock.com Summary: Shipping dangerous goods requires compliance with DOT regulations. DOT regulations are based on United Nations standards, which include UN-approved packaging for dangerous goods. UN-approved packaging is designed to contain dangerous goods and is certified...

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Neos connects Cayo Largo del Sur and Italy – AirlineGeeks.com

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