Carriers crack down on documentation as dangerous goods shipment demand rises

IATA adjusts DG regulations, requiring more shipper training for lithium batteries

Demand for dangerous goods (DG) shipments is increasing amid the COVID-19 pandemic as the need for personal protective equipment, medical supplies and lithium batteries rises, but the disruption in air and ocean freight combined with recent high-profile accidents has made carriers more likely to reject DG cargo. Demand for DG transport by capacity has increased […]

 

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