Category Archives: Dangerous Goods

What is the Training Process?

What is the training process? What are the major steps that are critical to completing the full training management lifecycle? Knowing that training is a process is the first lesson. In the generic sense, “a process is a collection of interrelated..

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Learning and Training Systems for Growing Organizations

The best learning and training systems should offer robust training capabilities that fit the needs and requirements of your ever growing trainee count and curriculum complexities. This is especially important when your training environment is within highly regulated industries such as..

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September 2016 North American Freight Numbers | Bureau of Transportation Statistics

BTS Statistics Release: September 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.6 percent in September from August, falling for the..

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What are the Railroad Safety Standards for Technical Training?

What are the Railroad Safety Standards for Technical Training? The FRA (Federal Rail Administration) outlines the Technical Training Standards Division (TTSD) manages the Office of Railroad Safety’s Technical Training Program for over 650 Federal and participating State railroad safety inspectors and..

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DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones From Airplanes

DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones From Airplanes October 14- WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), today announced it is issuing an..

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New Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grants – $20M to States, Territories, and Tribes

DOT Announces over $20 Million in New Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grants to States, Territories, and Tribes WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced it is issuing $20.4 million in New..

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North American Freight Numbers BTS Statistics Release June 2016

North American Freight Numbers BTS Statistics Release June 2016  All transportation modes except air carried less cross-border freight by value in June 2016 compared to June 2015 resulting in a 6.4 percent decrease to $92.7 billion in the total current..

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A New Day for Railroad Employee Training

An Integrated LMS for Railroad Employee Training With ATMS’s built-in LMS and eLearning for Compliance Training (Learning Management System) for railroad and transportation companies, flexibility is the key when it comes to delivering training content and evaluating trainees and eLearning..

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Why is the FAA Planning Low-Level Flight Inspections Near DC Airport?

Why is the FAA Planning Low-Level Flight Inspections Near DC Airport? On Saturday, June 11, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operated several low-level aircraft approaches below 1,000 feet in the vicinity of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the Pentagon, and..

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March 2016 North American Freight Transportation Statistics

March 2016 North American Freight Transportation Statistics – All five transportation modes carried less U.S. freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in March 2016 compared to March 2015. The total value of cross-border freight..

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The TMS vs TMS Distinction – Training vs Transportation Management Software

The TMS vs TMS Distinction – Transportation Management vs Training Management Software I recently had the chance to attend the excellent TIA Capital Ideas Conference in San Antonio, Texas put on by the Transportation Intermediaries association. While scoping out the..

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BTS Statistics Release January 2016 North American Freight Numbers

BTS Statistics Release January 2016 North American Freight Numbers   All five major transportation modes – truck, rail, pipeline, vessel and air – carried less U.S. freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico..

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FRA Railroad Safety Technical Training Standards

FRA Railroad Safety Technical Training Standards The Technical Training Standards Division (TTSD) manages the Office of Railroad Safety’s Technical Training Program for over 650 Federal and participating State railroad safety inspectors and specialists of the six technical disciplines. To accomplish this mission,..

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Notice of Funding Availability for Infrastructure Projects

  U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Notice of Funding Availability for Infrastructure Projects FAST Act Increases TIFIA Program Flexibility  WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the availability of credit assistance for critical infrastructure projects across the country..

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BTS Statistics Release: January 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

BTS 14-16 Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Contact: Dave Smallen Tel: 202-366-5568 Embargoed until Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 11:30 a.m. EST BTS Statistics Release: January 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on..

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Chemical Hazards Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Training Video – OSHA HazCom Standard

Chemical Hazards Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Training Video — GHS Intro & Changes to OSHA HazCom Standard You may show this video on Youtube to students, employees and co-workers in order to provide them with the required introduction to the..

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Secretary Anthony Foxx Unveils $98.1 billion FY 2017 Budget Proposal to Expand Safe, Clean Transportation Programs

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Unveils $98.1 billion FY 2017 Budget Proposal to Expand Safe, Clean Transportation Options for More Communities Across the Country WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced President Obama’s $98.1 billion Fiscal Year 2017..

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FAA Urges Airlines to Assess Lithium Battery Risks

FAA Urges Airlines to Assess Lithium Battery Risks February 9- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a safety alert to U.S. and foreign commercial passenger and cargo airlines, urging them to conduct a safety risk assessment to manage the..

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City of Burgas Opens Maritime Simulator Training Center

Posted on Friday 11th December 2015 Authored by Ms. Lori Ponoroff | Railroad Highway Maritime In line with the expansion of the port of Burgas, the City of Burgas and its association of environmental organizations has opened a new simulator centre for..

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IATA Publishes Addendum 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations DGR

IATA Publishes Addendum 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations DGR The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published Addendum No. 1 to be 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Users of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations are asked to note the..

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What are LearnBots?

By JAMES J. GOLDSMITH, Training Industry’s eZine When one hears the word “robot,” the reaction frequently is one of either concern or amusement – concern because of movies like “The Terminator” and “I, Robot,” where machines decide it’s time for..

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What are the Top 10 Biggest Maritime Shipping Companies in the World Today?

Top 10 Biggest Maritime Shipping Companies in the World 1. A.P. Møller-Maersk – 2.8m TEU Danish company A.P. Møller-Maersk’s container shipping division Maersk Line operates a fleet of 580 container vessels making it the world’s biggest shipping company. The fleet..

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BTS Statistics Release: November 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index

BTS 03-16 Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Contact: Dave Smallen Tel: 202-366-5568 Embargoed until Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:30 a.m. EST The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry,..

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BTS Statistics Release: October 2015 North American Freight Numbers

The value of U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $96.6 billion in October 2015 as all modes of transportation carried a lower total value of freight than a year earlier, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of..

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DOT and Mobileye Partner to Equip Smart City Challenge Winner with Crash Avoidance Technology

U.S. Department of Transportation and Mobileye Partner to Equip Smart City Challenge Winner with Crash Avoidance Technology Partnership with Mobileye to outfit the winning city’s entire bus fleet with Mobileye Shield +TM technology; DOT seeking other interested partners LAS VEGAS..

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Why Use a Training Management System for Hazmat Training?

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), most transportation incidents involving hazardous materials /dangerous goods are caused by human errors. Training is the best way of preventing hazardous materials incidents. Using a robust..

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Port of Los Angeles Making History Once Again

Port of Los Angeles Makes History Once Again Posted by Gene Seroka on January 4, 2016 On December 26, the Port of Los Angeles proudly welcomed the largest container ship ever to call at a North American seaport. The vessel, the..

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