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West Coast Contract Extension?

West Coast Contract Extension? The PMA (Pacific Maritime Association) which represents terminal operators and shipping companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, has formally proposed a three-year contract extension to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). The current contract expires July 1, 2019. The proposal would be from 2019-2022. From LA […]

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Superior Freight Services Celebrates 25 Years!

Superior Freight Services Celebrates 25 Years! On March 1, 2017, Superior Freight Services, Inc. celebrated their 25th Anniversary. From the beginning, the vision was to construct an International logistics company that was focused on a total commitment to exceptional customer service. The goal was to build their business that creates partnerships working as logistics team to […]

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ZTE Fined More Than $1 bln for U.S. Sanctions Violations

ZTE Fined More Than $1 bln for U.S. Sanctions Violations Combined Penalty of $1.19 Billion with Department of Commerce and Department of Treasury Actions Shows All of Government Approach to Sanctions Enforcement From Reuters: The Chinese telecoms equipment giant ZTE  agreed to pay more than a billion dollars in fines and plead guilty to criminal […]

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OFAC: $516,000 Penalty for Violating Sanctions on Iran and Cuba

OFAC: $516,000 Penalty for Violating Sanctions on Iran and Cuba The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC – Department of the Treasury) settles with Toronto-Dominion Bank -a financial institution headquartered in Canada has agreed to pay $516,105 to settle potential civil liability for 167 violations of the U.S. sanctions against Iran and Cuba. OFAC has also […]

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BIS: Engaging in Prohibited Conduct

BIS: Engaging in Prohibited Conduct The Bureau Of Industry & Security (BIS) advises that Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation engaged in prohibitive conduct on 25 occasions between April 2012 and May 2014. They exported thermal inaging cameras from the USA to various countries including, Hong Kong, Columbia, Ecuador, El Salvador, and Mexico without the required Department of […]

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Alleged Anti-Boycott Violation

Alleged Anti-Boycott Violation The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has imposed a $162,000 civil penalty against Pelco – a U.S. company to settle charges that it violated (allegedly 66 times) the anti-boycott provisions of the Export Administration Regulations. Specifically, in connection with the sale or transfer of goods from the U.S. to the United […]

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Iranian National Guilty of Illegally Exporting Products From the U.S. to Iran

Iranian National Guilty of Illegally Exporting Products From the U.S. to Iran Mansour Moghtaderi Zadeh, 56, an Iranian national, pleaded guilty to taking part in a conspiracy involving the purchase and shipment of various products, including aviation parts and supplies, from the U.S. to Iran without a license. Zadeh, who had been living in Iran, […]

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Valentines Day Logistics

Valentines Day Logistics Someone deeply concerned with Logistics and Supply Chain worries when there is weather concerns and delivery time for Valentines Day. From Forbes: According to IPSOS floral tracking study, cut, fresh flowers take center stage for three holidays: Christmas, Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day. The US imported 976 million cut flower stems in advance of Valentine’s […]

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From CBP: Information & Guidance for Goods Returning to the U.S.

From CBP: Information & Guidance for Goods Returning to the U.S. From the CBP (U.S. Customs & Border Protection) issued a CSMS #17-000046 on January 31, 2017: The intention is to provide information concerning the documents that may be requested when reviewing duty free claims under subheading 9801.00.10. Background On April 25, 2016, a change […]

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