Your role in this exercise is that of the Consigner. The company DGSA has struggled to qualify. You need to ensure that this consignment is dispatched and arrives at its destination without any delays, delays caused as a result of transport issues or poor documentation. Your lack of confidence in the DGSA due to their inexperience requires you to review the documents and the dispatches of this consignment.
The load includes 25 pallets of fragrance additives all of which are irritants however, just one pallet contains the following. UN 1169 EXTRACTS, AROMATIC, LIQUID, 3, III, (E) This pallet containing 24 drums each 60 liters in capacity. (the quantity in each drum exceeds the limited quantity limit) The destination A Fragrance Manufacturer in Northern Italy.
1. The packaging for the dangerous goods Type of packaging required as a minimum. Labeling required on the packages
2. What information is needed on the DGN? The information required on DGN
3. Prior to the release of the consignment
The carrier has a responsibility to provide a suitable vehicle with an appropriate license, road tax, and insurance.
1. There is one other document that the carrier must provide according to the ADR. What is that document?
2. Where the driver has poor English language skills, what another rule about this document should be applied?
3. Apart from the ADR where else might one find information regarding this substance?
Considering what we reviewed over the course discuss how you might deal with the following situation. Your company has been contracted to transport a shipment to Rome Italy the route island bridging across the UK. Dublin Port to Holyhead, Dover to Calais and on to Bern, Switzerland. The distance of Approx. 1650KM.
The weight of this part of the consignment is 5.412 tonne. The total volume of this part of the consignment is 6,000 liters These 6 pallets will be transported with a mixed load of compatible goods. 14 pallets each containing 18 x 25lt drums of a non-hazardous water-based paint. Also included in this load is 6 pallets each containing Nail Varnish remover. (Limited quantities of UN1090 ACETONE 3, II, (D/E) packed in 500 ml bottles in cases of 24 with a weight of less than 30 kg.) Total 26 pallets Your previous DGSA has retired due to ill health and is currently unavailable to discuss this load information with you. The new DGSA has been selected from your office staff and has only recently qualified.
In the interest of a good working relationship and a desire to keep this new contract, you must research the information about this load. What must be considered regarding this load? As this shipment is transiting and not offloading through a ‘Third country’, or Non-EU country, what customs document is appropriate for this shipment and explain the reason why this is needed? How must his information be transmitted to the relevant customs authority and list some key information about your product that must be included in the customs authority?
Briefly describe why this key information is important. Having found reviewed this information what must you bring to the attention of your new DGSA? What information must be on the documentation the driver has for the load? What documentation must the driver have for himself? What training must the driver receive to comply with ADR regulations? What marking and placarding is required for the vehicle please include specific marking for the IMDG leg of this journey?