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Why Drayage Is Part of the Shipping Industry

February 5, 2021

Most consumers don’t realize this, but drayage is what helps carry merchandise from the other side of the world right to their doorstep in North Charleston, SC. Whether businesses need hazmat hauling or a retail store delivery, drayage trucks can do it all. Here’s a quick rundown that explains what drayage is and why it’s an indispensable part of the shipping industry. A brief history Drayage has been around since before the Industrial Revolution. Centuries ago, this service was invented when horses carried heavy loads on dray carts. The freight was so heavy that the horses could only travel a... View Article

Seven Unexpectedly Hazardous Items

January 25, 2021

Common items may be hazardous! This development comes as a surprise to many people because we do not think of products we use every day as containing dangerous materials. If you distribute these products, you must take additional precautions to stay in legal compliance. Fortunately, the evolution of drayage technology and smart containers makes this easier, although you still need to be aware. Here are seven unexpectedly hazardous items that require additional drayage and technology considerations in North Charleston, SC: Camping gear: Your tent and sleeping bag are likely safe, but that does not apply to all camping gear. Camp... View Article

Five Tips for Hazmat Shipping Compliance

January 11, 2021

In the world of hauling in North Charleston, SC, hazmat shipping is the most complex. State and international regulation permits take time, and there are limits on hazmat and overweight hauling. Your best course of action is to outsource hazmat shipping to trucking companies that specialize in it. But if you wish to conquer hazmat compliance on your own, here are five tips to make that happen: Classify your material: There are nine classes of hazardous materials. They include explosives (class 1), gases (class 2), flammable and combustible liquids (class 3), flammable solid, spontaneously combustible and dangerous when wet (class... View Article

How COVID-19 Impacts the Transporting of HAZMAT

December 15, 2020

From staying up to date with the latest methods to ensuring compliance with all materials, shipping HAZMAT in North Charleston, SC has never been easy. Now, with the deadly COVID-19 pandemic raging across the globe, that shipping process has become increasingly difficult. Thankfully, All Points Transport has been in the industry for decades. While we weren’t quite expecting a pandemic to break out, we are capable of handling and responding to any challenge. This post will cover how we’ve updated our methods to ensure a safe and efficient shipping process: Clear documentation: HAZMAT shipping has always required precise documentation for... View Article

The Effects of Coronavirus on the Supply Chain: What You Should Expect

December 1, 2020

Whether you’ve gotten sick yourself or you’ve just had trouble buying toilet paper at the grocery store, COVID-19 has taken a toll on us all here in North Charleston, SC. Stories about coronavirus are all over the news, but one thing that doesn’t get covered very much is its effects on the global supply chain. This post will cover what you need to know about COVID-19’s effects on the supply chain and what you should expect in the months to come. Manufacturing decline It’s no surprise that many of the products Americans use and consume are manufactured in China, where... View Article

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