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How Will New Ocean Carrier Alliances Affect Shippers?
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carrier alliances 

How Will New Ocean Carrier Alliances Affect Shippers?

THE Alliance is here! And no, I don’t mean those guys in the funny hats from that cult science fiction television show. I’m referring to the latest major ocean carrier alliance. Cult sci-fi shows may not be for everyone. Perhaps it’s more accurate to say that when it comes to ... Read more

Special Project Cargo - When A Container Won't Do
special project cargo 

Special Project Cargo - When A Container Won't Do

We have all seen them on the road or around the city. I’m talking about big, often massively heavy or oversized loads travelling slowly down the roadway – usually trailed by a line of cars. Chances are those items are special project cargo. Shipments that don’t fit neatly into ... Read more

Five Ways You Can Benefit from the C-TPAT Program
Customs Regulations 
CTPAT 

Five Ways You Can Benefit from the C-TPAT Program

According to Customs Border Protection (CBP) there are now over 11,000 companies participating in The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism or C-TPAT, a public-private partnership program implemented in November of 2001 following the September 11 terror attacks. The ... Read more

What Every Importer Should Know About Overweight Containers
Importer 
Trucking 
overweight containers 

What Every Importer Should Know About Overweight Containers

Weight loss is a huge business. In 2014 global sales numbers weighed in at more than $148.1 billion. However, there is an entirely different weight issue that importers should think about because this one could cost you in big ways. Overweight shipping containers may not be at ... Read more

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Industry Update:  25% Tariff on June 15 List of Chinese Products

Industry Update:  25% Tariff on June 15 List of Chinese Products

  As Issues related to tariffs on Chinese made products continue to evolve we will continue to provide updated information. On August 7, 2018 The Office of the United States Trade ...

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July 2018 Newsletter

July 2018 Newsletter

A monthly roundup of our Industry Updates, Blogs and Market Information.

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Industry Update:  25% Tariff Exclusion Process

Industry Update:  25% Tariff Exclusion Process

  As you are aware from our previous Industry Update , a 25% tariff imposed on goods imported from China went into affect on July 6, 2018. A list of these products can be found HERE. ...

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