OPERATIONS

DGM – Operations

For all classes of dangerous goods, including explosives, radioactive material and infectious substances DGM provide the following operations services:
CLASSIFICATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF DG’S
When dangerous goods are involved, their right classification is the first step to manage them safely. DGM provides services from chemical tests
and analysis to (Material) Safety Data Sheet preparation or classification according UN criteria.
 
PACKING AND RE-PACKING GOODS
Most (dangerous) goods require packaging according the rules and regulations of the modes of transport these goods follow in their logistic
chains. DGM offices have sufficient supplies to pack most of your shipments and return them to you ready for carriage.
Re-packing is necessary in case the shipment suffers from damage caused during transport or when a sudden shift of transport mode needs to
take place and the packaging used is not in compliance with the new transport mode.
 
LABELLING AND MARKING OF THE GOODS
 According to regulations, DGM will take care of all labeling and marking to meet compliance requirements.
 
DOCUMENTING
Our technical specialists can supply you with all dangerous goods related transport documentation (shipper’s declaration) according to
regulations (IATA-DGR, ADR and 49 CFR, IMDG, RID or multimodal) and also can assist you with obtaining Exemptions, Approvals and
Certificates.
 
ASSUMING ALL LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES
        DGM assumes responsibilities and liabilities related to the safe transportation of dangerous goods. In addition, DGM carries a global comprehensive liability insurance policy in case of an accident or incident.
Additional Operations Services
§  24 Hours Emergency Service Contact
§  Packing List
§  Acceptance Checks: Accepting responsibility and liability goes hand in hand with transporting dangerous goods. In order to reduce your liability, DGM can: Check, accept and approve dangerous goods on your behalf before they are moved further in the transport chain. 
§  Examples of these services are cargo acceptance on airports, segregation checks at seaports and final load inspections.