Do you know what your state laws are regarding marijuana use? Are you aware of the differences between marijuana, hemp, and cannabidiol (CBD)? Have you been able to craft an effective workplace drug testing policy that can cope with the constantly changing legislation?
NACD’s first-ever Congress Connect meeting took place in early May, once again putting our membership in direct contact with lawmakers and members of Congress.
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic forced chemical manufacturers and distributors to quickly reassess how they operated.
It’s been a long and frustrating road for the trucking industry as it’s tried to address the ongoing driver shortage – but there are finally signs of change on the horizon.
NACD is pleased to announce the addition of a new importing and trade course to its online training center, NACD U.
Whether Congress is writing new laws, reauthorizing existing laws, or failing to act on issues important to the chemical distribution industry, policymakers in Washington have the ability to both positively and negatively affect our industry and the choices individual companies make to remain successful.
Port congestion, container shortages, and soaring costs have become part and parcel of life as a chemical distributor this past year.
Since the launch of Responsible Distribution three decades ago, NACD’s mandatory third-party verified environmental, health, safety, and security program has cemented its reputation across the chemical sector as a mark of quality and assurance. Member companies that follow these practices and bear its logo are able to demonstrate they are operating to high standards and pursuing continuous improvement.
Be sure to make a note in your calendars for Congress Connect in May, the new virtual version of our annual Washington Fly-In that puts you face to face with your local legislators.
Reviewing the history of the United States, you will note that during times of economic strife there are usually industry segments that thrive. Some of those segments thrive for all the correct reasons. And then, there are some that do not. One segment that is thriving during this latest economic crisis is the ocean carrier community.