March 21, 2018 (Chicago, IL) - Labelmaster, the leading provider of labels, packaging and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced that it has integrated its Dangerous Goods Information System (DGIS) with Pierbridge, Inc.'s Transtream parcel transportation management system (TMS). The combined solution enables Pierbridge customers to streamline the shipping process of dangerous goods while ensuring compliance with the latest Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
Pierbridge's parcel TMS platform, Transtream, helps retailers, manufacturers and distributors automate supply chain processes across their enterprise, control shipping costs and improve delivery. Transtream supports hazmat rating, labeling and shipping for parcel carriers such as UPS, FedEx, DHL and regional carriers. In addition to carrier compliance, DGIS web services will now enable Transtream shipping app users to comply with mandated DOT labeling and paperwork.
"By integrating Transtream with DGIS, our customers can automate and control hazmat compliance for multiple carriers without having to learn multiple user interfaces," said Bob Malley, CEO, Pierbridge. "This partnership will help our customers improve operational efficiency."
In addition to helping Pierbridge customers more efficiently and accurately manage their multi-carrier shipping processes, DGIS validates all dangerous goods data against the latest rules and regulations, reducing the chance for a rejected shipment or fines and helping maintain a smooth supply chain.
"Shipping dangerous goods involves complex rules and regulations that are constantly changing, so ensuring compliance can be challenging and time-consuming for shippers," said Alan Schoen, president, Labelmaster. "Integrating DGIS with Transtream will save customers time by having the information available in a single window when they have a dangerous goods shipment. Pierbridge customers can be confident that they are compliant with the latest regulations - reducing the chance for a rejected shipment which can cause delays and disrupt the supply chain resulting in significant waste and expense."
For more than five decades, Labelmaster has been the go-to source for companies - big and small - to navigate and comply with the complex, ever-changing regulations that govern the transport of dangerous goods and hazardous materials. From hazmat labels and UN certified packaging, hazmat placards and regulatory publications, to advanced technology and regulatory training, Labelmaster's comprehensive offering of industry-leading software, products, and services help customers remain compliant with all dangerous goods regulations, mitigate risk and maintain smooth, safe operations. Labelmaster's dedication to supporting its customers' operational and compliance needs is enhanced through its unmatched industry expertise and consulting services, which serve as a valuable resource for customers to answer difficult and commonplace regulatory questions. Whether you're shipping hazardous materials by land, air, or sea, Labelmaster is your partner in keeping your business ahead of regulations and compliant every step of the way.
About Pierbridge, Inc.
Founded in 2004 by an experienced executive team with a proven track record of success in the transportation software industry, Pierbridge is now a global organization with offices in North America, UK, and Europe. Pierbridge's Transtream Parcel TMS enterprise shipping software powers some of the largest shipping operations in the world. Pierbridge is the only transportation management software provider whose solutions have earned both FedEx and UPS ConnectShip Platinum partner status in recognition of product excellence and customer adoption. For more information about Pierbridge, visit http://www.pierbridge.com.
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