News & Insights

FMC Initiates License Renewal Requirements for OTIs

As most of you are aware, on November 4, 2015 the Federal Maritime Commission issued a Final Rule involving various aspects of its regulations affecting Ocean Transportation Intermediaries (OTIs). As part of the Final Rule, the Commission now requires for the first time that OTIs renew their license every three (3) years. 46 C.F.R. §515.14(c). […]

February 24, 2017

Industry Insights

Transportation Management Key in Enhancing Supply Chain Visibility, Reducing Costs

Freight transportation costs in the United States amount to about 6% of the GDP, according to the Department of Transportation, contributing significantly to the cost of the supply chain for companies. When companies look to manage and reduce their overall supply chain costs, the appropriate use of transportation is key in doing so. Transportation management […]

February 24, 2017

Industry Insights, Insights, Transportation

WTTC Dinner Meeting on ATA Carnets in Baltimore

The Women’s Traffic & Transportation Club, Inc. cordially invites you to an upcoming dinner meeting on ATA Carnets: Understanding Temporary Imports and Exports with the ATA Carnet An ATA Carnet is an international customs document that provides duty-free customs clearance for temporary imports and exports into over 100 countries. ATA Carnet simplifies temporary entry by […]

February 22, 2017


ATA Carnet Workshop: Understanding Temporary Imports & Exports with the ATA Carnet

Carnets: What Are They? How Do I Use One? We invite you to join us for an ATA Carnet Workshop at the Holiday Inn in Torrance, CA on February 23, 2017 from 8:30a – 11a. An ATA Carnet is an international customs document that provides duty-free customs clearance for temporary imports and exports into over […]

February 17, 2017

Events, Industry Insights

The Cost of Getting Paid

  Transportation intermediaries should carefully consider all costs involved in the pursuit of unpaid freight charges. These difficult situations are often further complicated when the transportation intermediary is presented with a counterclaim alleging delays in delivery and/or loss or damage to cargo to offset the freight amount due. Although those counterclaims can trigger insurance coverage, […]

February 16, 2017

Industry Insights, Insights

President’s Day 2017 Hours

In honor of President’s Day, our offices will be closed on Monday, February 20th and will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, February 21st. We recognize this patriotic day as a time to pay tribute to and celebrate our country’s great leaders. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable extended weekend!

February 15, 2017


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