Hong Kong forwarder spearheads fight against fake lithium battery certificates

August 4, 2020 Sam Whelan

The widespread use of fake lithium battery safety certificates by Chinese e-commerce sellers is a “disaster waiting to happen” for the air cargo industry.
The Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) include information on how an individual battery should be safely packed and transported, and obtaining one legally requires laboratory testing.
However, according to Chaminda Gunasekera, a senior director airfreight at Seko Logistics, to avoid the time and cost involved the majority of ...

The post Hong Kong forwarder spearheads fight against fake lithium battery certificates appeared first on The Loadstar.

Previous Article
Fears air freight rates may soar even higher as tech launches loom
Fears air freight rates may soar even higher as tech launches loom

Air freight rates could see further increases as forwarders report an up-to-four-week wait for ocean freigh...

Next Article
Post-Brexit planning brings in threat of personal fines for ‘not-ready’ hauliers
Post-Brexit planning brings in threat of personal fines for ‘not-ready’ hauliers

Despite pledges of less bureaucracy and frictionless trade with the EU after the Brexit transition period e...