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C-TPAT & Exporters Why are Exporters being added to C-TPAT now? There is a need and opportunity to align C-TPAT to be more compatible with the WCO’s SAFE Framework and global Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) programs. Also this will help to ensure benefits from current and future Mutual Recognition Arrangement’s (MRA) are reciprocal. Plus this will [...]

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Consolidating your US bound cargo – Advantages and Disadvantages

Consolidating your US bound cargo – Advantages and Disadvantages There comes a point in every business cycle when you review your shipping procedures to identify potential cost savings.  If you frequently import smaller shipments (say 1-10 pallets), you may be able to see a benefit to arranging your freight in a direct consolidation.   With [...]


Progress in the ILWU/PMA Labor Negotiations

A refreshing sign of progress announced in a joint statement on Tuesday which stated that both sides have come to an agreement on health benefits – one of the biggest issues of these negotiations. This agreement is tentative and hinges on agreements about other issues but this is seen as a major step forward in [...]


What is the Correct Consignee Type for AES?

What is the Correct Consignee Type for AES? Recent changes to the way US Customs require AES filings to be completed have resulted in requiring further information about your consignee. Specifically the type of company they are and how they are using your goods. Knowing your customer and their business is important not only for [...]

UPDATE-West Coast Ports

UPDATE: West Coast Ports

UPDATE: West Coast Ports Contract negotiations are continuing… and have been ‘uncharacteristically tame’. The impact of the ongoing US West Coast labor talks could be considered widespread [JOC]: Diversions of US bound cargo to Vancouver DP World’s Vancouver advised last week that it would stop accepting US bound rail cargo CN is sold out of intermodal capacity East [...]

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Ebola can 'ruin W Africa economies'

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 04:39:03 PM

Obama: No US combat mission in Iraq

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 04:56:28 PM

Austria’s Alps hit by climate change

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 04:46:05 PM

Nigeria college attacked by gunmen

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 04:39:54 PM

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US General: Half Of Iraqi Army Not Capable

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 04:24:53 PM

Obama Again Rules Out Iraq Combat Role For US

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 05:03:22 PM

Ukraine PM Demands 'Full Battle Readiness'

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 11:53:29 AM

Migrant Shipwreck Dead May Have Been Murdered

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 01:07:59 PM

International Business Times

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China Now Has More Than 260 Million Migrant Workers Whose Average Monthly Salary Is 2,290 Yuan ($374.09)

Tuesday May 28th, 2013 08:44:29 PM

Former Chairman Of Fonterra Apologized For His Remark That Chinese Businesses Should Not Be Trusted

Tuesday May 28th, 2013 04:35:51 PM

European Commission Wants Punitive Tariffs Placed On Solar Panels Made In China, But At Least 15 Member States Oppose The Measure

Tuesday May 28th, 2013 11:48:29 AM Angelo.Young

Bank Of Japan Board Rift Over Economic Stimulus Plan Poses Big Challenge To Governor Kuroda

Monday May 27th, 2013 01:44:53 PM

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There are increasing signs that an Icelandic volcano could erupt, potentially disrupting shippers transporting goods via the freighters and in the bellies of passenger planes — much like an eruption […]
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The beleaguered Zim Piraeus left the Port of Oakland at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday after the International Longshore and Warehouse Union completed work on the vessel. Longshoremen also reported to the […]
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The cost benefits of Evergreen Marine joining the CKYH Alliance were reflected in its second-quarter earnings, which saw the Taipei-based carrier returning to profitability. Taiwan’s largest container shipping line joined up […]
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