SafeCargo for Shippers & E-Commerce

Know Before You Ship

More than 3 billion tons of regulated dangerous goods, also known as hazardous materials, are transported in the United States each year. Over 261,000 tons of these dangerous goods are transported by air.

When these materials are properly packaged, labeled, and stowed, they can be transported safely, but when they are not, they can pose significant threats to transportation workers, emergency responders, the general public, and the environment because of the potential for accidents and incidents.

The expansion of e-commerce has made buying and selling dangerous goods easier than ever. With these lower barriers to entry and a resulting increase in new entrants to the marketplace, it is increasingly important that all stakeholders engaged in shipping and the e-commerce supply chain are connected to the appropriate safe shipping resources.  

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Last updated: Thursday, March 30, 2023