In some ways, it sounds easy. What could be so hard? It’s just a haulage company right? But there are actually many factors that should be taken under consideration when choosing the best transport company.
Haulage Resources & Info
Have you ever used a haulage company that let you down?
If you haven’t, then you’re very fortunate. If you have; you’ll know the problems that this can generate – and the possible revenue at stake if your customers decide to buy through your competitors.
Finding a reliable haulage company is hard. Finding a trustworthy haulage company in the UK in hard too. In some ways, it can be as important as choosing the next employee for your company.
The enforcing and reporting of dangerous goods transportation.
If you are transporting dangerous goods, you must follow the regulations for doing so, which will mean you are able to do it safety and securely.
If you’re shipping dangerous goods in limited quantities, you don’t need to follow all the normal rules for labelling and packaging. You also don’t need a dangerous goods safety adviser.
What are the rules for the different types of transport?
What is a dangerous goods safety adviser and why do you need one?Well, if you transport the goods, you must have a dangerous goods safety adviser (DGSA)
You will benefit from knowing that the VCA (Vehicle Certification Agency) is the United Kingdom’s Official certification authority when it comes to anything to do with dangerous goods packaging and ‘some’ bulk containers.
…and how will it affect you with regards to packaging and transporting them? In this section, we will list out the types of material that are classified as Dangerous Goods (Hazardous Goods).
Due to the growing International concerns of acts of terrorism, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe have put in place the: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road