Where to Buy the 60th Edition IATA DGR for 2019
Every year, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) releases a new edition of its Dangerous Goods Regulations, or DGR. The IATA DGR comprises the unique requirements that shippers must follow to offer hazardous materials/dangerous goods for air transport.
All shippers who offer hazmat for transport by IATA member airlines—including FedEx, UPS, and most major air carriers—must ensure that the employees involved in preparing these shipments are trained to competently perform their jobs.
The 60th Edition IATA DGR, which shippers must comply with starting January 1, 2019, is now available for pre-order.For a limited time, shippers who pre-order the 2019 IATA DGR at Lion.com save $10 and get free ground shipping anywhere in the US. The pre-sale deal ends October 15, 2018.
Ship DG by air? The one-day IATA Hazmat Air Shipper Workshop is coming soon. Build on your 49 CFR knowledge and master the unique, more stringent requirements for dangerous goods air shipments. Catch the Air Shipper Workshop in Orlando, Atlanta, Nashville, and Jacksonville—and at the Lion Training Center in Sparta, NJ.
Who Is IATA?
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is a commercial organization comprised of hundreds of airlines (about 85% of world air traffic). IATA's purpose is to maximize the social and economic benefits of aviation.
Shippers must comply with the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) to get airline operators to transport their materials. The DGR combines the ICAO Technical Instructions, the IATA airlines' procedures, other nations’ unique dangerous goods rules, and other requirements for hazmat air shipments.
The IATA DGR changes each year. It's crucial that hazmat air shippers have the current edition at all times, because the variations between different countries and different operator airlines often change when the DGR changes. Knowing these variations before your packages leave your loading dock could prevent lengthy shipping delays, unnecessary costs from time spent in foreign customs' storage areas, and fines. Get the 60th Edition IATA DGR for 2019 here.
New IMDG Code for 2019
A new edition of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code) is also available for pre-order at Lion.com. The IMDG Code is produced by the International Maritime Organization or IMO, a specialized agency of the United Nations.
The IMDG Code is published once every 2 years. For 2019, shippers may comply with the new, 2018 Edition. Compliance with the 2018 IMDG Code—which includes updates and changes for dangerous goods vessel shippers—will be mandatory beginning on January 1, 2020. Save $10 and get free shipping within the US when you pre-order your copy of the 2018 IMDG Code (Amendment 39-18) at Lion.com.
IMDG Code Training for Hazmat Vessel Shippers
Keep hazmat vessel shipments in compliance to avoid costly fines and drawn-out port delays. Be confident your hazmat vessel shipments will reach your customers safely and on time! The Hazmat Vessel Shipper Certification Workshop covers the unique IMDG Code requirements and is designed to help satisfy the training requirement for vessel shippers at IMDG 1.3.1. The course is available in cities nationwide, including Atlanta, Nashville, and Jacksonville in August.
Can’t join us live? Build on your 49 CFR expertise and learn the unique IMDG Code vessel shipping rules at this live webinar on October 25. Or, train online when you want, where you want, at your own pace.
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