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NACD Workshop Addresses Ongoing Cannabis Confusion
June 16, 2021
NACD Workshop Addresses Ongoing Cannabis Confusion

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?

By Analisa Toma, NACD
Congress Connect Transports Us Virtually to Capitol Hill
June 10, 2021
Congress Connect Transports Us Virtually to Capitol Hill

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.

By Doug Leigh, NACD
Datacor Study Suggests Technology Investment Among Sector's Top Priorities
June 1, 2021
Datacor Study Suggests Technology Investment Among Sector's Top Priorities

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic forced chemical manufacturers and distributors to quickly reassess how they operated.

By Aileen Smith, NACD
Momentum Builds for DRIVE-Safe Act
May 6, 2021
Momentum Builds for DRIVE-Safe Act

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.

By Doug Leigh, NACD
New NACD U Course Tackles Trade
April 29, 2021
New NACD U Course Tackles Trade

NACD is pleased to announce the addition of a new importing and trade course to its online training center, NACD U.

By Allison Tuszynski, NACD
Answering Your Questions About Congress Connect
April 8, 2021
Answering Your Questions About Congress Connect

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. 

By Erin Getz, NACD
Shipping Delays Are Disrupting the Supply Chain
April 1, 2021
Shipping Delays Are Disrupting the Supply Chain

Port congestion, container shortages, and soaring costs have become part and parcel of life as a chemical distributor this past year.

By Lucinda Schofer, NACD
What to Expect During Responsible Distribution Verification
March 25, 2021
What to Expect During Responsible Distribution Verification

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.

By Mike Lang, NACD
Helping You Make Connections With Congress
March 18, 2021
Helping You Make Connections With Congress

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.

By Erin Getz, NACD
Ocean Carrier Greed During Global Pandemic Must Cease Now
March 11, 2021
Ocean Carrier Greed During Global Pandemic Must Cease Now

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.   

By Eric Byer, NACD