LITHIUM BATTERY UPDATE

LITHIUM BATTERY UPDATE

WHAT ARE THE NEW LITHIUM BATTERY SHIPPING REGULATIONS FOR 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? There are MAJORchanges to the movement of lithium batteries which can result in lengthy shipping delays and fines.   DGM […]

IATA – PREMIER CIRCLE

DGM is proud to announce that we have been selected to the IATA 2016 Premier Circle. Congratulations to our training staff for achieving impressive results in training students, demonstrating professionalism, and the commitment to student success reflected by high student examination passing rates. Premier Circle List  

NEW CONTAINER MASS VERIFICATION WEIGHTS HEAVY ON SHIPPERS

Beginning July 1 of 2016 the SOLAS Container Weight Verification Requirement becomes mandatory for all shippers, freight forwarders, vessel operators and terminal operators. The rule was implemented due to undeclared goods, violations involving dangerous goods, and improperly packed or incorrectly declared container loads. These violations jeopardize the center of gravity of the vessel and create […]

LITHIUM BATTERIES: SMALLER AND MORE POWERFUL

How Are They Packing All That Energy In Such A Small Space? Battery manufacturers are packing more active material into a cell making the electrodes and separator thinner. This enables a doubling of energy density since lithium-ion was introduced in 1991. Meaning, this provides our devices with more power and battery life. What Effects Does […]

GRAND OPENING OF NEW GENERAL CARGO FACILITY

DGM Services, Inc. has just announced the grand opening of their newest facility in the Houston area.   The opening completes a busy year of expansion for DGM: the Dallas/Ft. Worth facility opened in December of 2014 and DGM Atlanta was acquired in March of 2015. DGM is recognized as the global leader in professional packing services, […]

DGMFEST 15 – Luau Party

The Houston rain could not keep our loyal and valued customers, vendors, DGM Network offices and employees from enjoying this year’s DGMFEST 15 Luau Party held on Friday, May 15th. There were over 600 in attendance at the annual customer appreciation event. 2015 marks the 8th anniversary of the customer appreciation party known as “DGMFEST”. […]

2015 – 2nd Quarter Regulatory Breakfast

DGM believes in giving back to the business community that it serves.  Each quarter DGM provides a complimentary breakfast and quarterly dangerous goods regulatory update for the transportation industry.  This quarter DGM reviewed the 2015 changes in the 49CFR regulations and lithium batteries by air.  We hope all that attended gained useful information and will […]

And So It Begins

Our land is being cleared for the construction and future home of the 150,000 square feet of warehousing and office space with 4 acres of concrete laydown yard. We are excited to see our new building project getting started. Information brought to you by DGM Services, Inc., “the Dangerous Goods Specialists” LIKE US ON FACEBOOK

DGM Attends IATA’s 9th World Cargo Symposium in Shanghai, China

For the fourth year in a row, DGM has been distinguished as a Worldwide Top Performing Accredited Training School by IATA. Michael Tesch from DGM Support and Maritha Limen from DGM Indonesia have received the certificate at the annual IATA ATS Conference in Shanghai, China. Information brought to you by DGM Services, Inc., the “Dangerous […]

DGM Houston Acquires DGM Atlanta

As of March 1, 2015, DGM USA Atlanta will be under the new ownership and direction of DGM Services Inc., the owners of DGM USA Houston.  This is great news for the present customers of DGM USA Atlanta and the DGM network.  DGM USA Houston has been providing hazardous materials packaging, crating, consulting, and training […]