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Solutions for Dangerous Goods handled with expertise, safety and compliance
Dangerous Goods, also referred to with the abbreviation “DG”, refers to materials or goods containing properties that can be a potential hazard to human health and safety, including infrastructure. Transportation of Dangerous Goods can be a complicated process, requiring experience and in-depth understanding of regulations.
What are “Dangerous Goods”?
There are nine classes of Dangerous Goods, with some classes including more specific sub-divisions. These classes are standard across the world and are regulated both internationally and nationally. The international regulatory bodies for the transportation of DG include ICAO’s Technical Instructions, IATA’s Dangerous Goods Regulations, the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and the IMO’s International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.
Additionally, some countries impose more specific and sometimes stricter regulations, and if you are moving your DG through these countries, you must ensure you adhere to the local requirements. Our global freight forwarding network is located at key logistics hubs across the world in the Asia-Pacific, Europe, India and Oceania. We also work closely with preferred partners in the Americas and other regions.
TVS SCS – Experts you can trust
When it comes to moving your Dangerous Goods materials and products across the supply chain, you need the peace-of-mind to know that you are supported by industry professionals. TVS SCS employs global teams with a high level of knowledge, experience and competency that is required to ensure full compliance and safety of all governmental regulations.
We are continuously investing in growing and strengthening our DG packaging, storage, transport and documentation capabilities across our global network. Our commitment to being a world-class industry-leading freight and logistics solutions provider is paramount. Backed by years of expertise across our network, our team provides strategic and safe solutions for your DG supply chain.
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Our 2,800 sqm storage facility strategically located between the Barcelona Port and Airport adheres to the requirements for storing, handling and distribution of Chemical and Hazardous materials. This provides all the necessary elements for an integrated logistics solution for the Chemical industry.
Our DG solutions and services are available for customers across all modes of freight forwarding and transportation. Whether you are moving materials domestically or internationally, our global teams are ready to support you through any challenges, helping you navigate the complexities of customs clearance, documentation and declarations.
More benefits of Dangerous Goods solutions with TVS SCS:
- Expertise - Specialised logistics services for different types of Dangerous Goods
- DG services - We provide dangerous goods packaging, classification, transportation and documentation services
- Consultancy - Our freight and logistics experts take a consultative approach, helping you keep to strict standards and regulations
- All 9 DG classes - We support freight forwarding services for all nine classes of Dangerous Goods via our freight forwarding network
- Compliance - Customs clearance services to simplify moving your DG
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- Some classes have sub-divisions. Overall, the nine classes are as follows. Class 1: Explosives.
- Class 2: Gasses.
- Class 3: Flammable Liquid.
- Class 4: Flammable solids.
- Class 5: Oxidising substances
- Class 6: Toxic substances.
- Class 7: Radioactive material.
- Class 8: Corrosive substances.
- Class 9: Miscellaneous dangerous goods.
Understanding Dangerous Goods classifications is an essential part of DG expertise and has flow-on effects on your goods’ transportation. Please get in touch with a TVS SCS freight forwarding expert to discuss your specific needs.
There are international and national regulatory bodies that determine the framework for the handling and transportation of Dangerous Goods. Each of these regulatory bodies may impose different penalties. To ensure you stay compliant with any relevant governing bodies, please speak to a TVS SCS freight forwarding expert to simplify your DG transportation.