Almost every U.S. company large or small annually conducts the essential financial audit. But many executives may not be aware that an audit of another kind may be just as critical to their organizations' financial stability plus providing optimum customer service and, literally, protecting the well-being of the public.
That audit? An evaluation of a firm's compliance and operational practices in the shipment of dangerous goods by air, land and sea.
The U.S. Transportation Department’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has proposed revising hazardous materials regulations when it comes to return shipments of certain hazardous materials by motor vehicle.
Transporting retail hazardous waste classified by the Environmental Protection Agency is not the standard in the world of trucking and transportation. There are multiple layers of complex logistics and risks involved in transporting this type of waste, making it a special niche within hazardous materials hauling.