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
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
Asian stink bugs damage berry crops in the Pacific Northwest, while warm weather brings on swarms of crazy ants in Houston. Giant African Land Snails, weighing over a pound, can damage crops and eat the stucco on houses in Florida. Do not forget about emerald ash borers that can ... Read more
As an importer, you have no doubt spent considerable time reviewing the elements involved in the import of your goods and the many moving parts required to ensure a smooth logistics supply chain. Typically, importers tend to focus on the big picture in terms of container costs ... Read more
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Vantec Hitachi Transport System (USA), Inc. is pleased to announce our New York branch has relocated. We’re growing and in an effort to continue to provide the outstanding customer ...