Electronic exchange of Dangerous Goods information made easy
Digitalization of the logistics chain requires clear and open standards. Therefore, we developed the DGXML dangerous goods data sharing standard. This version controlled XML standard can be used for any mode of transport.
In the logistics chain of just one shipment, data is recopied many times. This inefficient working method can result in copy errors, which in turn can cause serious problems, such as noncompliance, accidents, lost cargo or high fines. With the use of just one simple DGXML standard, there is no more need for data to be copied from copies multiple times. The standard allows one correct information source to be available for whomever needs to have access to it. All necessary information is included, which can be used for any mode of transport along the logistics chain. By using this electronic standard for any of your dangerous goods shipments, inefficiency and copying errors can be prevented.
How to use it
If you are interested in using the DGXML standard for your dangerous goods shipments, click on below download button and enter your email address. The DGXML documentation and a list of all DGMIDs can be downloaded separately. All downloads are version controlled, and when new files are added or when files are updated, you will be notified automatically.
DGMIDs and Lithium batteries
There are many variations when it comes to Lithium batteries. Even though there are ‘only’ 4 UN numbers related to both lithium-ion batteries and lithium metal batteries, there are much more factors that have influence, such as the levels of power capacity (Watt hours). To be precise, there are 264 variations. Therefore, it can be quite complex to find out how to ship them in the right way and connect the correct DGMID to it.
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