Hazardous Materials


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Properly Dispose of Waste with an Experienced Hazardous Materials Shipping Company

Hazardous Materials

For over 35-plus years, Baum Shipping (aka ETC International Freight Systems) has been your trusted freight forwarding company for Hazardous Materials Shipping services. As a global leader in logistics, we know the critical importance of safely and responsibly shipping hazardous materials to protect your employees, customers, and the environment.

Our team of experts specializes in the safe transportation of hazardous materials by land, air, and sea. The specialists at Baum have the experience, knowledge, and resources to meet your specific needs.

Disposing of hazardous wastes is a daunting task because there are countless rules, regulations, and procedures to follow to a tee. Pass that complex responsibility to us by calling Baum Shipping at (800) 383-3157 and you can rest assured we’ll handle everything by the book. You can also Get a Free Quote if you are interested in our services.

An Experienced Hazardous Materials Shipping Company Designed for Your Needs

When it comes to hazardous materials shipping, choosing an experienced and trusted freight forwarding company is essential for several key reasons:

  • Compliance and regulation: Hazardous materials shipping regulations can be complex and constantly evolving, making it challenging for companies to stay up-to-date. A reputable hazardous materials shipping company like Baum Shipping has the necessary expertise and knowledge to ensure all regulations are followed and that shipments are compliant.
  • Safety and security: Ensuring the safety and security of hazardous materials is critical, not only for compliance purposes but also to protect your employees, customers, and the environment. A reputable hazardous materials shipping company will have the expertise and resources to ensure that your hazardous materials are transported safely.
  • Risk management: Hazardous materials shipping carries inherent risks, such as spills, explosions, and other incidents that can be dangerous and costly. By partnering with an experienced hazardous materials shipping company, you can mitigate these risks and reduce your liability.

Our Comprehensive Hazardous Materials Shipping Services

At Baum Shipping, we’ve been providing our expert freight forwarding services for over 35 years. We provide a comprehensive range of hazardous materials shipping services to meet your specific needs and to ensure all laws are followed. These services include:

  • Packaging and labeling – We assist you in properly packaging and labeling your hazardous materials to meet regulatory requirements and ensure safety during transport.
  • Documentation and compliance – We handle all the necessary permits, licenses, and documentation to ensure your hazardous materials shipment complies with federal and international regulations.
  • Carrier selection and transportation – We work with a network of trusted carriers to provide you with reliable and secure transportation for your hazardous materials. Our experienced team will select the right mode of transportation to ensure the safe delivery of your shipment.
  • Monitoring and tracking – We provide real-time tracking and monitoring throughout the transportation process, including status updates and alerts to prevent delays and proactively address potential issues.
  • Emergency response – In the unlikely event of an incident during transportation, we will immediately contact an emergency response team available 24/7 to mitigate the risk and reduce the impact on the environment.

The Baum Shipping Promise

We know that transporting hazardous materials can be stressful because you might have that voice in the back of your head saying, “What if?” With Baum Shipping, you don’t need to worry about any what-if scenarios, like potentially forgetting an important rule or procedure. We take care of everything for you safely and professionally, so you don’t need to stress. We guarantee:

  1. Ensure all hazardous materials meet compliance and regulation standards
  2. The hazardous materials are properly stored and labeled
  3. Keep the well-being of you, your employees, customers, and the environment safe
  4. Make sure customs clearances aren’t an issue
  5. Maintain constant communication
  6. Ensure it is delivered in a timely manner

When dealing with hazardous materials, you cannot take the responsibility of properly disposing of them lightly. Entrusting Baum Shipping guarantees that all regulations will be followed and no step will be forgotten.

Partner with Baum Shipping for Your Hazardous Materials Shipping Needs

Shipping hazardous materials is a complex and highly regulated process that requires an experienced and trusted shipping company. By partnering with Baum, Shipping, you can rest assured that your hazardous materials are transported safely, securely, and efficiently, ensuring compliance with regulations and mitigating risks effectively.

Get in touch with us today by calling (800) 383-3157 to learn more about our hazardous materials shipping services and how we can help meet your specific needs. Or you can easily fill out a quick form to Get a Free Quote! Reach out to learn more about our hazardous materials shipping services and how we can help with following proper transportation regulations.

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Useful Air Freight Information

  • Passenger airplane Maximum height: 64 inches
  • Cargo Airplane Maximum height: 96 inches
  • To calculate air freight volume L x W x H in inches divided by 166 = weight in pounds
  • To convert weight in pounds to kilograms: Divide the weight in pounds by 2.2046 (Equals 1 Kilo)

Useful Ocean Freight Information

  • 20’ – 34,000 lbs (if weight exceeds 34,000 a tri-axle chassis must be used)
  • 40’ – 44,000 lbs

  • 20’SD: 19′ 6″ L x 7′ 8″ W x 7′ 9: H (capacity: 1250 CFT.)
  • 40’SD: 39′ 5″ L x 7′ 8″ W x 7′ 9: H (capacity: 2434 CFT.)
  • 40’HQ: 39′ 5″ L x 7′ 8″ W x 8’10” H (Capacity: 2495 CFT.)

  • Ocean Freight minimum – 1 Cubic Meter = 48”x 42”x30”
  • Standard pallet Sizes = 48”x 40” or 48”x42”


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