5 Emerging Technologies that are changing the Future of Logistics

  Every industry is going through a transformational phase of automation and digitization. The logistics industry is no different and is confronting similar circumstances.  A technological shift in the form of introduction of automotive technologies can be observed in the industry. Automotive machines operated on artificial intelligence algorithms exhibit great potential in boosting the growth […]

Update on Carrier Alliances

Carrier Alliances in the United States have recently undergone a major transformation. Previously, there were four shipping alliances, which have now merged to form three updated alliances. Ocean Alliance and THE Alliance are new alliances that have formed as a result of a merger. 2M Alliance has renewed its service offerings but is still in […]

NAFTA: Past, Present and Future

Overview of NAFTA The following document provides an amazing overview on the past, present and future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) written by Specialists in International Trade & Finance with the Congressional Research Service submitted on February 22. 2017. Download Now   The topics in this document are listed below History Market […]

FSVP Resources

See below helpful list of resources for complying with the upcoming FDA requirements for the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) regulations, among other FDA requirements. Resources obtained from FDA’s FSVP website: • What is FSVP & who is required? • FSVP Requirement Fact sheet • Compliance Dates Chart • FSVP Q&A • Am I subject […]

Update on NAFTA News

The NAFTA Topic has been a hot topic in today’s shipping industry.  Here are several articles featuring NAFTA that our readers have found useful.  For more information or questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our team at info@scarbrough-intl.com. NAFTA Trade Talks on their Way NAFTA: Past, Present and Future NAFTA Negotiations estimated to reach agreement in […]

Prime Time to Ship to Mexico

Time to take Advantage If you have cargo moving from the USA to Mexico, now is the time to talk to your logistics company to take advantage of great shipping rates.  Why?  There happens to be a lot of equipment available in the USA after massive amounts of cargo continues to be brought in from […]

FSVP Data Requirements

    ACE requires FSVP Information to be transmitted For Importers of Food for Humans and Animals. According to the Cargo Systems Messaging Service update on May 3, 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that transmission of the FSVP data will become a mandatory ACE data element on May 30, 2017 via the Unique […]

Non-Resident Importing into Canada and GST

Helpful Resources Download Guide Download presentation on non-resident importing into Canada, GST and HST Tax Non Resident Importer Links GST/HST Information for Non-Residents Register for a GST/HST account Canada Customs Links Canada Border Services Agency Canada Customs Tariff Online Other Government Agency Links Canadian Food Inspection Agency Dept of Foreign Affairs Industry Canada Health Canada […]

Doing Business with Mexico

Shippers, Manufacturers, Importers, Exporters, Wholesalers and Distributors, This Opportunity is for you. Expand your knowledge with Mexican and U.S. Trade & Customs Experts Topics Include: Shipping Process to & from Mexico NAFTA Compliance & Regulation changes Cross border transactions Mexico Customs and Regulations VUCEM, COVE, SAT Non-Tariff Regulations & Restrictions IMMEX Program (Maquila Program) Trademarks […]

ACE Portal Reminders

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) just recently sent a notice of reminders for the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Portal. New cbp.gov Content To better serve ACE Portal users, CBP has updated information posted to www.cbp.gov/ace. With these updates, you will be better able to locate information on the following topics: Overview of an ACE […]