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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Why It’s Easy To Break Into The T Shirt Industry

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For those looking to break into the fashion industry, an industry that has a net worth of billions of dollars, screen printing t shirts and other wearable items can be a great way to not only fill a need, but to find success. With the advent of sites like Etsy, it’s easier than ever to start up a t shirt business. In fact, a survey found that nearly 100% of all Etsy vendors are able to run their businesses out of their own home. And more than 70% of these vendors do not consider their Etsy shops to be merely a hobby, but a business in its own right.

And there is certainly need for t shirt and screen printing businesses. Printed t shirts, often made through the use of a silhouette connect, can be sold at fundraisers for many different organizations. Take school fundraisers, for example. The sale of wholesale t sh (more…)

Mar 27 2018

A Brief Overview of the Hazardous Materials Shipping Industry From Cargo Classifications to DOT Hazmat Certification

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Every year, a variety of freight is shipped throughout the United States. Trucks, in particular, are responsible for transporting roughly 11 billion tons every year. The commodities with the highest value being shipped throughout the country are electronics, which amounts to approximately $1,673 billion a year in revenue. The commodities with the highest weight, however, are asphalt, Coca Cola, and natural gas. These items usually weigh in at 2,647 million tons.

The Trucking Industry and Hazardous Material Shipments

More than three billion tons of hazardous materials are also shipped every year, and trucks transport a significant portion of these. This amounts to approximately 94% of the daily shipments of hazardous waste being made. The hazardous material that is trans (more…)

Mar 27 2018