$120,000 Fine For ​Dangerous Goods Violation

Jan 27, 2020

Follow Us

Stay up to date with our news and articles on social media

Contact Us

Tel 0800 434 6244
Email info@evolutionforwarding.com

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that it intends to fine one of the integrated courier giants $120,000 for shipping a consignment of lithium batteries in an unsafe manner.

The revelation follows the recent pressure on authorities to step up punishments for violations of regulations governing dangerous goods, especially lithium ion batteries, on cargo aircraft.

The FAA alleges the multi national delivered a shipment that was not properly packaged, was not accompanied by a Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods and was not properly described, marked or labeled to indicate the hazardous nature of its contents. The company disputes these claims.

Evolution Forwarding specialise in the packing, documentation, compliance and movement of dangerous goods internationally, our expertise and willingness to get the job done has positioned us second to none in this important area.

For further information please email info@evolutionforwarding.com or call 0800 4346244.

 

Dangerous Goods Logistics

Find out more about our Dangerous Goods Packing & Logistics Services

Dangerous Goods Compliance

Find out more about our Dangerous Goods Compliance Services

brought to you by the dangerous goods people

Evolution Forwarding offer a range of dangerous goods and logistics services including packing, classification, training, DGSA services, air freight, ocean freight and road freight.

Related Articles

New Trend Classed As Dangerous Goods

New Trend Classed As Dangerous Goods

Electric scooters with lithium batteries have been selling like hot cakes this year and businesses are now coming to terms with the dangerous goods requirements…

Incorrect Hazardous Labels On UK Police Radar

Incorrect Hazardous Labels On UK Police Radar

UK Police have recently been cracking down on the incorrect labelling of vehicles carrying dangerous goods on our roads. There have been a number of roadside checks…