News, Events, Press Releases

  • Labelmaster Launches Online 3D Hazmat Training Experiences 2/22/2021

    Labelmaster, the leading provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced the launch of new 3D online training experiences to provide more interactive, real-life training to supply chain professionals responsible for shipping hazmat. The experiences immerse trainees in a virtual warehouse where they must make real-time decisions and confront real-world challenges as they attempt to safely and compliantly ship flammable liquids or lithium batteries.

  • Online Training Courses Explaining New South America Shipping Regulations 1/26/2021

    Labelmaster announces that it has partnered with CIQUIME to offer new and exclusive English-language online training courses that explain the new MERCOSUR DG transport regulations in South America. This on-demand, two-part course is the perfect introduction to the MERCOSUR regulations that were implemented to reduce the complexities of shipping hazmat to and through South America.

  • Stopped DG Shipments 11/20/2020

    Do you know what a frustrated shipment is? Labelmaster does and we know it will cost your company time and money.

  • Dangerous Goods Symposium to Examine Hazmat Shipping Issues and Regulations 9/8/2020

    Labelmaster announces the key session topics for its virtual 2020 Dangerous Goods Symposium. This annual event gives supply chain and business professionals the opportunity to hear from the world’s leading trainers, shippers and regulators about the latest trends, updates and best practices impacting the DG industry. This new virtual DG Symposium is now part of the DG Exchange—the dangerous goods industry's first digital community. Get more info now.

  • Automation Trends and Challenges in Transporting Dangerous Goods 9/3/2020
    Global Trade Magazine recently posted an article citing many Labelmaster services, including Labelmaster blog articles referencing the Dangerous Goods Information Service (DGIS), The DG Confidence Outlook survey results, the importance of good data and training, and more. Go to the Global Trade Magazine article.
  • Labelmaster Launches Dangerous Goods Industry’s First Digital Community 8/10/2020

    Labelmaster announces the launch of the DG Exchange—the dangerous goods industry’s first digital community. The DG Exchange is an online community where supply chain and business professionals can share ideas, learn and collaborate in order to understand and navigate dangerous goods issues, challenges and trends.

  • 5th Annual Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook 7/29/2020

    The Labelmaster survey examines the impact of COVID-19 on the hazmat supply chain. The global survey of Dangerous Goods professionals identifies the need for remote training, upgraded technology, and more effective communication of data.

  • Regulatory Resources 6/8/2020
    Have you visited our regulatory resources page recently?
  • Lithium Battery Transport Rules 5/18/2020

    Lithuim Battery Transport Rules: What to Know

    Rising safety concerns around lithium batteries and their associated fire risk have resulted in increasingly strict transportation restrictions, including a ban from passenger aircrafts, and stricter stress testing around a battery’s ability to withstand extreme temperatures, altitudes and transport stresses. [Read More]

  • The Low Down on Shipping Hand Sanitizer 5/18/2020

    How to Label and Ship Hand Sanitizer Safely and Legally

    Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, supplies of hand sanitizer have been running low at health care facilities for weeks, and the demand is only getting higher. In response, most distillers of alcoholic beverages have switched over some of their production to make desperately needed hand sanitizer. However, hand sanitizer is a completely different hazardous material than the alcoholic beverages these distilleries usually ship. So, it’s important for distilleries to be aware of these differences in order to take the necessary steps to ensure shipments are safe and compliant with the rules and regulations for transporting this specific type of dangerous good. [Read More]

  • Labelmaster Consultants Named 2020 Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive 3/17/2020

    Labelmaster, the leading provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced that Vice President of Consulting, Pia Jala, and Senior Manager of Labelmaster Services, Jay Johnson, have been selected as 2020 Pros to Know Award recipients by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine in the provider category.

  • Overcoming Key Gaps Hurting the Hazmat Supply Chain 2/12/2020

    Keep up with DG industry news. See what Labelmaster's experts are talking about.

    The growth of e-commerce, coupled with continuing evolution of the supply chain, has made moving dangerous goods in a safe and compliant manner more important than ever. Unfortunately, several key gaps exist within many organizations’ processes and infrastructure that make maintaining a reliable hazmat supply chain challenging, and put their operational efficiency, reputation and bottom line at risk. [Read More]

  • Using Innovative Packaging to Overcome Lithium Battery Shipping Challenges 2/10/2020

    Keep up with DG industry news. See what Labelmaster's experts are talking about.

    The shipping and handling of lithium batteries has become a highly challenging and regulated endeavor. Given the fire risk associated with this hazardous material, heavy restrictions on transport and storage, from commercial aircraft bans to state-of-charge rules, have been imposed. As a result, organizations often struggle to cope with the impact of these requirements on the supply chain, and find a safe, compliant and cost-effective approach to packaging these materials. [Read More]

  • Are you in the Chemical Industry? Automotive? Oil and Gas? Other? 10/30/2019

    Labelmaster provides hazmat industry leading content for many industries that ship hazardous materials. Earlier this year we updated the content we provide for the Transportation Industry, Automotive Industry, and Oil and Gas Industry. We have now added a comprehensive update for the Chemical Industry.

  • Did You Miss the 2019 Dangerous Goods Symposium 10/16/2019
    If you missed the 2019 Dangerous Goods Symposium help in Chicago September 4-6, here is your chance for a bit of a review.
  • Labelmaster to Examine Hazmat Shipping Challenges at Parcel Forum 2019 10/15/2019
    Labelmaster, the leading provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced that Vice President of Software & Customer Success Mario Sagastume will present at Parcel Forum 2019 in Dallas, TX, October 28 – 30. The presentation, titled “Hazmat: What You & Your Customers May Not Know You Are Shipping,” will take place on Wednesday, October 30 from 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM.
  • Do You Know the Total Value of Compliance 10/15/2019
    Have you recieved your Total Value of Compliance assessment yet?

    Have you downloaded and read the TVC Brief?

    Let Labelmaster show you how Dangerous Goods compliance can be a value-added component of supply chain operations that boosts your location's profitability.
  • Labelmaster Hires Jay Johnson to Expand Consulting Services Team 9/19/2019

    Labelmaster, the leading provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced the appointment of Jay Johnson as senior manager of Labelmaster Services. Johnson will report to Labelmaster Vice President of Consulting Pia Jala, who will now lead the consulting services team.

  • Labelmaster's DG Confidence Outlook Results Press Release is Getting Noticed 9/6/2019

    You replied to the survey and people are listening.

    Labelmaster's DG Confidence Outlook survey results press release is getting noticed.

    This hazmat industry survey identifies supply chain compliance challenges. Please read more.
  • Labelmaster's Experts in the Industry News 8/28/2019

    Keep up with DG industry news. See what Labelmaster's experts are talking about.

  • 49 CFR Hazmat Trasportation Publications Updated 8/23/2019

    If you handle hazardous materials or hazardous waste, or if you are a shipper, carrier, or freight forwarder, the 49 CFR is a must. These regulations cover requirements for markings, labels, placards, shipping papers, training, emergency response, and performance-oriented packaging standards.

  • Potential Changes to the 2020 ERG 8/22/2019


    We've been waiting! Here are the potential changes to the 2020 ERG.

  • 13 questions (and answers) about the 2020 Emergency Response Guidebook 8/16/2019


    Who, What, When, Why? We try to answer all the questions you may have about the 2020 Emergency Response Guidebook.

  • Labelmaster's Experts in the Industry News 7/8/2019

    Keep up with DG industry news. See what Labelmaster's experts are talking about.

  • Labelmaster's Obexion Line Expansion Press Release is Getting Industry Notice 6/26/2019

    Protective Packaging Line for Shipping Lithium Batteries Expanded, Offers Range of Solutions Tailored to Address Specific Industry Needs and Applications.

    Labelmaster Obexion line expansion press release is getting industry notice.

  • Labelmaster Expands Obexion Lithium Battery Packaging Product Line 6/25/2019

    Protective Packaging Line for Shipping Lithium Batteries Expanded, Offers Range of Solutions Tailored to Address Specific Industry Needs and Applications

    Labelmaster, the leading provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced the expansion of its line of Obexion packaging. Engineered specifically for shipping and storing lithium batteries and devices that contain them, Labelmaster’s complete line of Obexion protective packaging provides a simple solution that mitigates the risks of lithium battery fires and is compliant with the latest hazmat shipping regulations.

  • Labelmaster Extreme Conditions Products Press Release is Getting Noticed 6/6/2019

    Labelmaster has created durable labels, placards, and marks that will not fade, deteriorate, or lift in harsh supply chain environments.

    Labelmaster products for extreme conditions press release is getting noticed.

  • Labelmaster Releases Hazmat Labels, Placards and Marks for Extreme Conditions 6/4/2019

    Durable Labels, Placards and Marks Will Not Fade, Deteriorate or Lift in Harsh Supply Chain Environments

    Labelmaster, the leading provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced the release of hazmat labels, placards and marks for extreme conditions.

  • Ask the Expert: Lithium battery packaging 6/3/2019
    HCBLive published a discussion with Brian Beetz, Manager of Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Responsibility with Labelmaster, in Ask the Expert: Lithium Battery Packaging.
  • USPS Publication 52: What You Need to Know Before Mailing Lithium Batteries 5/7/2019
    We have updated our USPS Publication 52 page. Check it out for more info on the hazardous materials shipping regulations, restrictions, and guidance provided by the USPS.

  • Products and Resources for Your Oil and Gas Needs 4/30/2019
    Labelmaster's Oil and Gas Industry page now has more information for your company... more products, more resources, and now a list of blog articles.

  • The Impact of New Lithium Battery Transport Rules 4/29/2019
    Battery Power magazine published an article by Brian Beetz, Manager of Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Responsibility with Labelmaster, on how The Impact of New Lithium Battery Transport Rules.
  • Products and Resources for Your Automotive Needs 4/9/2019
    Labelmaster's Automotive Industry page now has more information for your company... more products, more resources, and now a list of blog articles.

  • Products and Resources for Your Transportation Logistics Needs 4/4/2019
    Labelmaster's Transportation/Logistics Industry page now has more information for your company... more products, more resources, and now a list of blog articles.

  • Supply Chain Moves 4/1/2019

    Supply Chain Moves, a weekly report linking the latest technology news to Dangerous Goods compliance.

  • Obexion Packaging Wins Industrial Packaging Award 3/28/2019

    Labelmaster, the leading provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced that its Obexion packaging has received the 2019 "Industrial Packaging Award" for the "Excellence in Transit Packaging" category. Obexion was selected for enabling the safe and compliant transport of lithium batteries and will be recognized during Industrial Pack 2019 in Atlanta on March 27, 2019.

  • Labelmaster Outlines Impact of New Lithium Battery Transport Rules 3/12/2019

    New Rule Harmonizes Lithium Battery Transport Regulations and Adds Marking/Labeling Requirements for Ground and Air Shipments, Rule Changes Effective Immediately

    New safety provisions for transporting lithium batteries became official in the U.S. on March 6, 2019, adding additional marking and labeling requirements for lithium battery shipments transported by road, rail and air.

  • Effective Immediately - New PHMSA Rules for Shipping Lithium Ion Batteries 3/8/2019

    Extra Labels Required

    PHMSA Issued a Ruling to Harmonize the 49 CFR with ICAO Rules -- Read Below for What You Need to Know to Stay Compliant

  • Supply Chain Moves 3/7/2019

    Have you been keep track of Labelmaster's new blog feature Supply Chain Moves? To help companies keep a pulse on technology trends impacting business and the movement of Dangerous Goods throughout the supply chain, Labelmaster has launched Supply Chain Moves, a weekly report linking the latest technology news to Dangerous Goods compliance.

  • Compliance Can Drive Growth 3/5/2019
    Industry Today published an article by Pia Jala, VP of Operations with Labelmaster, on how Compliance Can Drive Growth.
  • Why are American hazmat pros less confident? Two experts weigh in. 2/28/2019

    Labelmaster Blog Article:

    Geoff Leach and Brian Beetz discuss differing attitudes in US and Europe around regulatory confidence.

  • The True Impact Hazmat Shipping Compliance Can Have on Your Business 2/11/2019
    SupplyChainBrain published an article by Alicia Saenz, Senior Consultant with Labelmaster, on "The True Impact Hazmat Shipping Compliance Can Have on Your Business.”
  • Labelmaster's Masterseries Videos 1/29/2019
    We are pleased to announce the successful relaunch of the Labelmaster Masterseries Video Page.
  • Labelmaster Partners with The Dangerous Goods Office Ltd. & Viking Packing 1/22/2019

    International Dangerous Goods Specialists Join Hazmat Solution Provider as Strategic Partners to Help Companies Comply with Shipping Regulations and Maintain a Safe Global Supply Chain


    Labelmaster, the leading provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced the addition of two new strategic consulting partners – Geoff Leach, principal of United Kingdom-based The Dangerous Goods Office Limited, and Dave Weilert, president of Viking Packing.
  • ProShip Stays Ahead of Hazmat Compliance in Partnership with Labelmaster 1/10/2019

    Partnership will provide validation and compliant shipping documents for dangerous goods shipments


    ProShip, Inc., a Neopost company and leader in logistics software and supply chain solutions, today announced its partnership with Labelmaster, the leading provider of labels, packaging and technology for the safe compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials. ProShip Multi-Carrier Shipping Software will now allow DG shippers to access up-to-date hazardous materials (hazmat) tables, robust validation checks and compliant shipping papers.

  • What is the IMDG Code? 10/23/2018
    The IMDG Code is the global, international reference for shipping dangerous goods by maritime vessel on the water. The 2-volume IMO DG regulations is required for anyone shipping DG by water and features updates and revisions regarding packaging and storage requirements for all regulated hazardous materials.

  • What is a Flip Placard? 10/18/2018
    A flip placard is a metal placarding system that allows you to change the DOT placard legend. Some flip placard systems also allow you to change the UN ID numbers to match your dangerous goods - hazmat commodity. Self-contained, these aluminum alloy placard panels slide over easily on aluminum hinges and use strong secure clips to lock the panels in place during your haul. Find out more about flip placards.

  • How to Ship Airbags and Safety Devices Safely 10/18/2018
    Airbag inflators, airbag modules and components are defined as 'Dangerous Goods' Class 9 and require special attention when shipping, which includes using hazmat labels and UN packaging. Find out more about how to ship airbags safely.
  • New Lithium Battery Marks and Labels are Mandatory on January 1st 10/12/2018
    As 2019 quickly approaches, lithium battery shippers need to be aware of the mandatory lithium battery label changes that become effective on January 1st. On January 1st the lithium battery mark becomes mandatory and the handling label becomes obsolete.
  • The Global Outlook for Dangerous Goods: Challenging & Underfunded 9/14/2018

    Maintaining a smooth supply chain is critical in today’s highly competitive market. Yet despite the importance (and overall impact) of compliance on the supply chain, dangerous goods (DG) professionals find it increasingly challenging to do their jobs effectively and efficiently. This was evident in the 2018 Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook, conducted by Labelmaster, IATA and Hazardous Cargo Bulletin to gain insights into how organizations around the world approach DG shipping and handling, and the challenges they face.

  • Dangerous Goods Industry Survey Identifies Global Compliance Challenges 9/5/2018

    Labelmaster, the leading provider of labels, packaging and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced the results of its annual 2018 Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook. Sponsored by Labelmaster, International Air Transport Association (IATA), and Hazardous Cargo Bulletin, the survey was conducted to gain insight into how organizations around the globe approach DG shipping and handling, and the challenges they face. Findings were presented on September 5 at the 2018 Dangerous Goods Symposium in Rosemont, Illinois.

  • Reducing Risks and Improving Safety with Next-Generation Packaging 7/12/2018
    What if the traditional cardboard box was reengineered so that instead of promoting a fire, it safeguarded against it? And what if all parties involved in the supply chain—from OEMs down to the consumer—focused on the evolution of packaging as a way to vastly improve safety? Read more at Modern Lithium Battery Transport: Reducing Risks and Improving Safety with Next-Generation Packaging.
  • The True Impact Hazmat Shipping Compliance Can Have for Manufacturers 7/10/2018
    Manufacturers contend with an array of challenges, from balancing inventory and demand to maximizing production quality. None may be as impactful (or overlooked) for the brand as ensuring compliance when shipping dangerous goods (DG), also referred to as hazardous materials (hazmat). Read more at The True Impact Hazmat Shipping Compliance Can Have for Manufacturers published on Manufacturing.net.
  • Pierbridge Integrates Parcel TMS with Labelmaster Dangerous Goods Software 3/20/2018

    Labelmaster, the leading provider of labels, packaging and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced that it has integrated its Dangerous Goods Information System (DGIS) with Pierbridge, Inc.’s Transtream parcel transportation management system (TMS). The combined solution enables Pierbridge customers to streamline the shipping process of dangerous goods while ensuring compliance with the latest Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.

  • What are UN Numbers? 3/20/2018
    The UN number system is administered by the United Nations under its Model Regulations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (The "Orange Book" or UNMR) and is accepted generally worldwide via its incorporation in the Dangerous Goods Lists (DGL's) present in all in-force modal regulations (ICAO TI, IMDG Code, US 49 CFR, EU ADR, etc).
  • Labelmaster Named Exclusive Label Manufacturer for CHEMTREC® 2/14/2018

    Labelmaster, the leading provider of labels, packaging and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods and hazardous materials, today announced that it has been named the exclusive label manufacturer and distributor for CHEMTREC®.

  • UN 1267 Petroleum Crude Oil 9/21/2017
    UN 1267 Petroleum Crude Oil - UN Information from Labelmaster.
  • 49 CFR from Labelmaster 9/21/2017
    If you handle hazardous material or hazardous waste, or if you are a shipper, carrier or freight forwarder, the 49 CFR is a must.
  • Obexion: A Safer Lithium Battery Shipping Solution 9/6/2017

    Dangerous Goods Transport Firm, Aerospace Technology Company Partner to Create Obexion – a Safer One-of-a-Kind Lithium Battery Shipping Solution

    Obexion Will Meet Proposed ICAO Standards; DOT Issues Special Permit

  • Labelmaster Celebrates 50th Anniversary 8/31/2017
    Labelmaster has offered products and services to help companies ship safer since 1967.
  • Dangerous Goods Symposium - September 6-8 8/9/2017
    Labelmaster hosts the 12th annual symposium for professionals involved in transportation of dangerous goods at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL.
  • Keys to DG/Hazmat Shipping Compliance 4/24/2017
    From the Inbound Logistics website... The Keys to Dangerous Goods/Hazmat Shipping Compliance an article by Rob Finn, Labelmaster's Vice President of Marketing and Product Management.
  • Safe Revolutionary Packaging for Lithium Batteries 4/17/2017

    Labelmaster is introducing simple, lightweight lithium battery packaging that contains pressure, fire, flames, gasses, and ballistic projectiles. This packaging meets ICAO G-27 draft standards.

  • Carrier Specific Battery Shipping Policies 4/10/2017

    FedEx, UPS, and USPS continue to change their battery shipping policies. Let Labelmaster help you understand these changes.

  • What is a frustrated shipment? 4/7/2017

    Do you know what a frustrated shipment is? Labelmaster does and we know it will cost your company time and money.

  • Labelmaster's Lithium Battery Resources 4/7/2017

    Labelmaster has gathered all their lithium battery resources and linked them from one resource page. We keep you up-to-date on all lithium battery industry news.

  • Is your company dealing with DG? 4/6/2017

    Labelmaster is working to provide the best possible solutions for all industries that manufacture, ship, receive, or handle hazardous materials or dangerous goods.

  • New Online Hazmat Training Courses Available 3/23/2017
    Labelmaster delivers 3 new online training courses... Anyone who handles hazmat is required by the regulations to have up-to-date training. Labelmaster can help you meet regulatory training requirements, so your company can focus on what’s most important—getting your shipments from point A to point B safely and compliantly.
  • Optimizing the Lithium Battery Supply Chain 3/21/2017
    From the EBN Online Newswire... Meeting Major Logistics Challenge: How Global Robotics Manufacturer Optimized Lithium Battery Supply Chain Shipping. A story about how Omron Adept Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Omron Corporation, faced a major logistics challenge.
  • What is Reverse Logistics? 2/22/2017
    Reverse logistics is conventional logistics in the opposite direction — goods moving from the customer back to the manufacturer or distributor. There are two types of reverse logistics: consumer returns to stores and store returns to the manufacturer or distributor. Each poses unique challenges for companies that ship electronics and other dangerous goods.
  • Labelmaster's 2017 Catalog 1/26/2017
    View Labelmaster's 2017 Product Catalog. Over 300 pages of products to help keep your company and your dg shipments complaint.
  • DGIS Software Certified as FedEx DG Ready 1/23/2017
    Labelmaster DGIS Software Certified as FedEx® DG Ready Solution: DGIS Software Toolkit Offers Guidance for Compliance, Packaging, Marking and Labeling FedEx® Shipments
  • IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Updated 1/3/2017
    IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Updated to Reflect 2017-2018 ICAO Technical Instructions
  • Survey Shows Hazmat Transport Pros Lack Confidence 11/1/2016
    Dangerous Revelation: Survey shows hazmat transport pros lack confidence that supply chain meets compliance rules. Many new, complex regs, lack of C-Suite focus present challenges.
  • Many Challenges When Shipping Lithium Batteries 10/26/2016
    Companies shipping defective, damaged lithium batteries face many challenges. The Samsung recall highlights risks involved. Labelmaster offers new economical solution for shipping defective lithium batteries.
  • Shipping Defective, Damaged Lithium Batteries 9/6/2016
    Labelmaster now provides a new option that allows businesses to ship such products via ground at a reduced expense based on a special permit from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to offer an innovative packaging design solution. The Labelmaster alternative packaging allows companies to not only transport damaged lithium batteries by ground using less expensive materials but also gives them relief from shipping small cells and batteries as fully regulated taking into account that shipments needs to be sent by consumers and retail employees.
  • Return to Sender: Dangerous Goods 8/31/2016
    Steps for Retailers to Keep Customer Returns of Dangerous Goods Compliant.
  • Labelmaster: Anti-Static Drum Labels 8/10/2016
    Labelmaster has developed durable anti-static drum labels called electrostatic dissipative (ESD) labels.
  • Dangerous Goods Report | Vol. 6 8/4/2016
    Labelmaster has released the Dangerous Goods Report - Vol. 6 - The Elements of Compliant Packaging.
  • Labelmaster Takes the Charge Out of Labels 7/27/2016

    Labels that carry a strong electrostatic charge add unwanted risk when labeling in fuel-rich, volatile vapor-filled environments. To make hazardous materials labeling safer and protect workers, Labelmaster has developed durable anti-static drum labels – called electrostatic dissipative (ESD) labels – made of materials that naturally dissipate static charges faster than traditional vinyl drum labels.

  • Abe Samuels - He's the Guy 7/14/2016
    Abe Samuels - He's the guy who designed those hazard signs on trucks.
  • Handling DOT and GHS Regulations 6/29/2016

    Brian Beets, regulatory specialist at Labelmaster, looks at the key requirements for compliance with a complex web of legislation. Here he looks at handling DOT and GHS regulations.

  • DG Pioneer Jeanne Zmich Retiring from Labelmaster 6/16/2016

    Dangerous Goods (DG) regulations compliance pioneer Jeanne Zmich retiring from Labelmaster. After more than four decades at the forefront of dangerous goods (DG) regulatory compliance, Jeanne Zmich, vice president of research & development for Chicago-based Labelmaster, is retiring this month.

  • Bill Barger Joins Labelmaster 6/6/2016
    Bill Barger, an expert in hazmat/dangerous goods (DG) packaging with 30 years of industry experience, has joined Labelmaster as senior product manager to lead the company’s Packaging Product Line.
  • Abe Samuels Retires After 40 Years at Labelmaster 5/18/2016

    The distinguished and nearly never-ending dangerous goods shipping career of 95-year-old Abe Samuels finally concludes when his employer of 40 years, Labelmaster, hosts a retirement celebration here May 26.

  • Handling DOT and GHS Regulations 5/12/2016
    The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) deadlines that went into effect June 1 and December 1, 2015, respectively, have had a significant impact on US chemical manufacturers and distributors. Get more in our Handling DOT and GHS Regulations article.
  • 10 Tips to Simplifying the CFR Shipping Rules 4/11/2016
    Even Einstein would have trouble understanding hazardous materials or dangerous goods (DG) regulations, agree 56 percent of respondents to a recent Labelmaster survey - get Labelmaster's 10 Tips to Simplifying the CFR Shipping Rules.
  • Labelmaster Offers Combo Lithium Battery Labels 4/4/2016
    Recent changes in lithium battery shipping regulations now require the use of both handling and documentation labels on many packages carrying lithium batteries. One way retailers can best comply is the use of combo 2-in-1 handling labels.
  • Shipping Limited Quantities 3/30/2016
    You may be shipping hazmat and not even know it. Many businesses are surprised to find out that commonly shipped products are often classified as hazmat under the U.S. Department of Transportation's Hazardous Materials Regulations.
  • Dangerous Goods Report | Vol. 5 3/24/2016
    Labelmaster has released the Dangerous Goods Report - Vol. 5 - Lithium Battery Shipping - Retail Roles with the Changes
  • Labelmaster Offers 2-in-1 Lithium Battery Labels 3/23/2016
    Recent changes in lithium battery shipping regulations now require the use of both handling and documentation labels on many packages carrying lithium batteries. One way retailers can best comply is the use of combo 2-in-1 handling labels.
  • How to Ship Lithium Batteries By Air - 4/1/2016 3/1/2016

    Have you seen all the headlines lately about shipping lithium batteries by air? How are you supposed to keep up with what's compliant, and what isn't?

  • Lithium Batteries as Cargo Update III 2/22/2016
    On 22 February the ICAO Council adopted the recommendation of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC) that lithium ion batteries, UN 3480, Packing Instruction 965 only, be forbidden, on an interim basis, as cargo on passenger aircraft.
  • Label Templates are Back 2/22/2016

    Are you buying blank stock labels from us? If so you may need help printing to these labels.

  • Label Finder and Shipping Name Tool 2/9/2016

    Use Labelmaster's Label Finder tools to find the hazard class labels you need, both 4x4 and proper shipping name labels are easy to find.

  • Labelmaster's Placard Finder Relaunch! 1/20/2016
    Labelmaster relaunches their customer friendly placard finder tool.
  • 2015 Regulations In Review Infographic 1/8/2016
    Have you seen Labelmaster's 2015 Regulations in Review Infographic?
  • Labelmaster Now an IATA Platinum Sales Agent 11/13/2015

    Labelmaster aims to simplify dangerous goods air shipping compliance with IATA platinum sales agent distribution agreement. Labelmaster, the leading hazardous material transport compliance provider, will offer a full suite of IATA regulatory publications.

  • Dangerous Goods Report | Vol. 4 11/4/2015
    Labelmaster has release the Dangerous Goods Report - Vol. 4 - DG Regulation 2015 Review - 2016 Preview.
  • Simplifying the 49 CFR Shipping Rules 10/19/2015
    In order to ascertain how shippers of hazardous materials are complying with the complex sets of regulations they face, Labelmaster conducted a survey.
  • DGIS Now Certified as Powered by SAP 10/8/2015
    Labelmaster Software announced today that its Dangerous Goods Information System (DGIS) 2.2 product has achieved SAP certification as powered by the SAP NetWeaver technology platform.
  • Dangerous Goods Report | Vol. 3 8/24/2015
    Labelmaster has release the Dangerous Goods Report - Vol. 3 - Insights on Hazmat Issues.
  • Labelmaster Offers 2016 Edition of the ERG 8/20/2015
    The ERG is a go-to manual to help responders quickly identify the specific or generic classification of the hazardous material or materials that may be involved in an incident, which helps protect themselves and the general public during the initial response phase.
  • 2016 ERG Infographic 8/18/2015
    Who needs the ERG? How does the ERG work? What's new in the 2016 ERG? Find out now!
  • Labelmaster's DG Survey Coverage 7/24/2015
    Labelmaster's DG survey is a hit across industry.
  • Innovative Solutions 7/17/2015
    Labelmaster works to help customers with their most challenging and unique DG shipping issues.
  • Simplifying the 49 CFR Shipping Rules 7/6/2015
    When people agree that Einstein might have trouble understanding 49 CFR shipping requirements, the solution is to approach them using a step-by-step process.
  • Complying With Dangerous Goods Transport Regs 7/6/2015
    Complying With Dangerous Goods Transport Regs - Audit Can Reveal Gaps, Dangers, and Remedies
  • Hazardous Materials Identification System Labels 7/2/2015
    Announcement - Labelmaster has partnered with the American Coatings Association to offer Hazardous Materials Identification System Labels.
  • A Beginner's Guide to Hazmat 7/2/2015
    A Beginner's Guide to Hazmat - The basics for shipping hazmat safely and comply with current regulations.
  • Common DG Shipping Violations 6/29/2015
    Labelmaster works to help avoid common dangerous goods shipping violations.
  • USPS Publication 52 6/15/2015
    Publication 52 — Important Updates to USPS Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • Top 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Dangerous Goods 6/10/2015
    Did you know that perfumes, nail polish and adhesives are considered "dangerous goods?" Almost every industry involved in any type of manufacturing and distribution transports materials classified by government agencies as hazardous.
  • Dangerous Goods Report II - Cover Story: GHS 4/2/2015
    Dangerous Goods Report II - Cover Story: GHS
  • Audits Advised for Dangerous Goods Transport 3/23/2015
    Audits Advised for Dangerous Goods Transport
  • Does Your Company Comply 2/20/2015
    Does Your Company Comply With Dangerous Goods Transport Regs?
  • Lithium Battery Resources 1/20/2015

    Labelmaster, a leading provider of solutions for hazardous material transport compliance, offers a comprehensive line of resources designed to help businesses adapt operations to the new lithium battery regulation requirements.

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