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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). […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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!