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In honor of President’s Day, our offices will be closed on Monday, February 15th. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, February 16th. 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 happy extended weekend!
Don’t miss this free educational seminar on International Trade Trends & Events and How to Use ATA Carnet to Maximize Hassel-free Travel to International Trade Events. Amanda Barlow of Roanoke will discuss ATA Carnets at 10:30am on February 23, 2016 at 50 West 47th Street on the 11th floor, New York, NY. A complimentary kosher […]
CBP published CSMS #16-000093 where they announce a change to the February 28, 2016 mandatory use date for ACE. Additional details can be found on CBP’s website. Beginning February 28, 2016, CBP will stagger the deactivation of their legacy system, ACS, and the enforcement of ACE, the new “single window” for reporting imports and exports […]
The transportation industry and its professionals are vulnerable to financial exposures and liability as a result of improper performance of, or the failure to perform, your professional services. This includes your activities as a customs broker, property broker, domestic freight forwarder, international freight forwarder, NVOCC, warehouseman, etc. With constantly changing rules and regulations and today’s […]
\Beginning July 1, 2016, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) approved amendments to The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS), requiring that shippers verify gross container weight prior to shipping. The requirement will become not just international law under the IMO but also national law within the 170 countries and three […]
The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) has walked off the job at all of the terminals at the Port of NY/NJ due to a labor dispute. All of the terminals are shut down as of now. The walkout began about 10 a.m. on Friday, and reportedly affected all port terminals. Trucking company dispatchers advised drivers to […]