Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT)
Shipping hazardous materials or dangerous goods? No problem. As long as all shipments containing HAZMAT are properly classified, described, packaged, marked, labeled, and in proper condition for transport according to 49 CFR, Watchpoint can handle the logistics for you. Call one of our experts today to discuss shipping your DG and Hazmat.
Watchpoint only accepts certain HAZMAT for transport. The following items will not be accepted for transport:
Explosives – Class 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5
Nitrocellulose (except UN3270)
Poisonous / Infectious Substances
Radioactive materials regulated by the US DOT
Biological hazards such as blood, urine, or other bodily fluids and substances
Restricted Articles – Household Goods (HHG)
As a full service, global freight forwarder, Watchpoint can orchestrate the transport of HHG when the shipment is picked up and delivered within our territory and meets other requirements including:
The freight BOL must state that the articles are released to a value NOT TO EXCEED $0.10 per LB at Class 100 (no lower class exceptions).
The consignee's name and address on the BOL match the consignee's name and address on the freight.
Restricted Articles – Tobacco Products
We handle tobacco products shipped from a licensed dealer or distributor to another licensed dealer or distributor. In this situation, shippers are responsible for compliance with any applicable regulations which vary from State to State.
There are some goods that freight forwarders simply can’t ship. Call one of our global experts today to understand which items are prohibited.
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