Handling of dangerous goods shipment in India

By on September 3, 2018

Dangerous goods (DG cargo or Haz cargo) are materials in solid, liquid or gaseous form that can harm people or the environment. They are subject to standard chemical regulations. These Hazardous materials are generally described as HAZMAT. Dangerous materials include explosives, flammable items, radioactive substances, toxic, corrosive liquids etc.


The transportation of dangerous goods is controlled and governed by a variety of different regulatory regimes, operating at both the national and international levels.

Regulatory frameworks incorporate comprehensive classification systems of hazards to provide a classification of dangerous goods. Classification of dangerous goods is broken down into nine classes according to the type of danger materials or items present,

Class 1: Explosives

Class 2: Gases

Class 3: Flammable Liquids

Class 4: Flammable Solids

Class 5: Oxidizing Substances

Class 6: Toxic & Infectious Substances

Class 7: Radioactive Material

Class 8: Corrosives

Class 9: Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods

 APT Logistics specializes in shipping these dangerous goods that many other forwarders won’t be able to handle.

Our team of specialized professionals who have worked within the dangerous goods freight industry for established airlines and shipping lines.


For Further details, contact:


Mumbai, India

TEL:- 0091-22-28725666 / 28763538

FAX:- 0091-22-28712333

CELL:- 0091-09820517857

SKYPE:- aptlogistic

URL:- www.aptlogistics.com

About Bala Iyer

Bala Iyer is the principal founder and owner of APT Logistics, having extensive background expertise in this area who has serviced large scale operations to individual assignments. His company commenced operations in 1998. His dedicated team each bring their own expertise in the fields of airfreight,ocean freight,warehousing,customs liasoning to clearance and execution of turnkey projects. The company can boast of an extensive network of agents and industry specialists who are driven to provide comprehensive logistic solutions throughout the country and overseas as well.

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