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Endorsements

We sent a brief letter to a number of our subscribers to get some feedback. Here is a sampling of their responses.

The Journal of Hazmat Transportation™ has been a trusted regulatory resource for many years.  The Journal is always on top of critical issues and ahead of the curve on pending legislation.  The detailed, thoughtful, and well-written articles assist in understanding not just the letter of the regulation, but also the wider-reaching impacts that might not be immediately apparent.  Even in these times of tight budgets, I consider The Journal of Hazmat Transportation™ to be a necessary and invaluable tool in doing my job and protecting my company's interest.  The annual renewal of my subscription is never in question.”

Sandra L. Chapman
The Sherwin Williams Company
Director of Transportation, Corporate Regulatory Affairs


"I have been reading The Journal of HazMat Transportation™ for several years now and find it to be an informative and timely resource for dangerous goods information. It addresses domestic, North American, and global transport issues in depth and I rely on it for changes and new developments in these areas; A useful tool for multinational, multimodal shippers."

Bill Gallagher
Global Manager, Hazardous Materials Transportation
PPG Industries, Inc.


 “Brown Chemical Company has been a subscriber to The Journal of HazMat Transportation™ for many years.  We have found this publication to be extremely valuable in our efforts to remain in compliance with the storage, packaging, labeling and transportation of regulated materials.  Additionally, The Journal of HazMat Transportation provides insightful analysis and interpretation of new and proposed regulations as they are published, which gives our firm a critical real-world understanding of Federal & State standards.  Any Company whose business model involves the storage, packaging, labeling and transportation of hazardous materials should not be without this publication. Thanks for your continued excellent efforts to provide clarity to the HazMat industry.”

Douglas A. Brown
Brown Chemical Co., Inc.
President


“Veolia ES Technical Solutions, has been a subscriber to the Journal of Hazmat Transportation™ for over 13 years.  During this time we’ve found the Journal to be the premier resource when it comes to timely, accurate and in-depth coverage of the latest topics concerning hazmat transportation compliance.  As the Director of our company’s transportation compliance activities, I’ve come to rely greatly upon the information provided in the Journal as we develop and implement company policy to keep our operations in compliance.  The rule summaries and interpretations presented are insightful and technically accurate.  This is the best publication hands down for the hazmat transportation compliance professional.  Keep up the good work!”

Tom Baker
Veolia ES Technical Solutions, L.L.C.
Director, Environment & Transportation


"As a packaging design professional deeply immersed in complex globalregulatory issues for dangerous goods packaging and responsible forproviding direction and guidance for engineers around the world, I view The Journal of HazMat Transportation™ as an extremely important resource to saveme valuable time while keeping abreast of a myriad of US and Globalregulatory actions. Further, I find in the journal valuable expertcommentary and insight on pending and enacted dangerous goodsregulatory changes which provides us an edge in compliance andpreparedness for future changes. In this business, missing such insightcan be costly, which makes a publication like this quite costeffective."

William O. Gramer
3M Global Package Engineering Center of Excellence
Dangerous Goods


The Journal of HazMaz Transportation™ is an important resource we use to keep informed of current issues involving hazardous materials.   In addition to timely and concise articles on hot topics, industry meetings and rulemakings, the Journal also provides detail on recently released interpretations from DOT PHMSA.  It is one way we stay informed and a step ahead of ongoing changes in the HAZMAT world.”

John Andrus
Southwest Airlines
Director of Safety and Security Promotion, Policy and Procedures


The Journal of Hazmat Transportation™ is essential in helping me to remain up- to-date on hazmat transportation information.  The interpretations and editorials in this publication help me make informed decisions regarding the implementation of the regulations for my company.  In addition, The Journal of Hazmat Transportation™ provides access to all DOT Letters of Interpretation and comments on those letters from experts in the industry.”

Maryann Jashinske,
Chemical Packaging Committee, Chair
Institute of Packaging Professionals 
    


The Journal of HazMat Transportation™ certainly is worthy of a most excellent endorsement.  Every new issue hits a number of DG/HazMat issues I’m currently struggling with spot-on.   Confusion is certainly the enemy of safety and I personally appreciate The Journal’s efforts to bring clarity and guidance to DG/HazMat transportation. The Journal of HazMat Transportation™ is the first thing I open when I see it in my mail box.”

William D. Maduzia
Chevron Corporation
Senior Technical Advisor Dangerous Goods Legislation & Regulations
 

 


The Journal of HazMat Transportation™ is an extremely valuable asset in my everyday work world as a hazardous material transportation regulatory compliance professional. The articles penned by your Technical Advisors transform complicated regulatory issues into easy to understand verbiage. “The U.S. DOT Rule and Rulemaking Activity” timeline section makes it easy to stay up to date with impending regulations. “The DOT Letters of Interpretation” section of the publication is outstanding. I would recommend “The Journal of HAZMAT Transportation™” to all hazardous material transportation regulatory compliance professionals. If you’re looking for the best, you have found it in this publication.”

Edward A. Patterson
Sunoco, Inc. (R&M)
Manager, Regulatory Compliance and Emergency Response


"The Journal of HazMat Transportation™ is an excellent source for current and pending hazmat information. It addresses controversial topics with sound reasoning. It's on a short list of publications we retain".

Harold Broeckel
Packaging Engineer
Avantor Performance Materials, Inc.

“I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge our interest and appreciation for The Journal of Hazmat Transportation™. With receipt of each issue of The Journal of HazMat Transportation™, I specifically look forward to hearing from all of the professional consultants, writers and advisors associated with the Journal. Of special interest to us is the sharing of their views, data, and perspectives surrounding this industry. We also enjoy the information promoted in “From the President’s Desk” as it is always open and on point with a clear and positive perspective. When reading and researching specific information in the Journal or via the web, one can count on the information as being accurate, articulate and specific to the subject(s) of the day. We at Airpack, Inc and our training company John Gerrish & Associates will continue to look forward to future upcoming issues.”

John Gerrish
Airpack, Inc.
President


The Journal of Hazmat Transportation™ and the associated databases for archived issues and DOT interpretations are key elements in our transportation regulatory compliance monitoring portfolio. The timely email alerts sent by JHMT regarding new or changing requirements help maintain our awareness of upcoming regulatory changes. The databases offer us the convenience to access and review archived articles and DOT letters of interpretation on topics of importance. The ease, convenience, and savings for multiple user access are also a bonus since our facilities and interested personnel are widely distributed. I highly recommend relying on JHMT to help fulfill your transportation regulatory compliance needs. “
 
Debora Hooper
The Lubrizol Corporation
Corporate HSES Mgr. Transport Regulations

“Brown Chemical Company has been a subscriber to The Journal of HazMat Transportation for many years.  We have found this publication to be extremely valuable in our efforts to remain in compliance with the storage, packaging, labeling and transportation of regulated materials.  Additionally, The Journal of HazMat Transportation provides insightful analysis and interpretation of new and proposed regulations as they are published, which gives our firm a critical real-world understanding of Federal & State standards.  Any Company whose business model involves the storage, packaging, labeling and transportation of hazardous materials should not be without this publication. Thanks for your continued excellent efforts to provide clarity to the HazMat industry.”

Douglas A. Brown

Brown Chemical Co., Inc.

President

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  • 2014-39 July 23, 2014 Report on the 45th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

  • 2014-38 July 21, 2014 Transport Canada Requests Comment on Proposed New Class of Tank Car (TC-140) and Retrofit of TC/DOT-111 Tank Cars

  • 2014-37 July 18, 2014 OMB Concludes Review of HM-224F Revisions to Requirements for the Transportation of Lithium Batteries

  • 2014-36 July 15, 2014 PHMSA Proposes Adoption into HMR of Provisions for Bulk Vehicles Used for Explosives under Special Permits