Scarbrough Spotlight • Tricia Lashley

Spotlight on Tricia Tricia “Trish” Lashley is the Domestic Fulfillment Operations Lead for Scarbrough Transportation, which is Scarbrough’s North American domestic brokerage and fulfillment operations company.  Trish has been a part of the Scarbrough team for 7 years.  In her time at Scarbrough thus far, […]

India retaliatory tariffs

India Places Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Imports

India Places Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Imports India has announced it will place retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports into the country after delaying the decision for nearly one year.  On June 21, 2018, India had originally announced it would impose tariffs on American goods in […]

List 3 tariffs delayed

List 3 Tariff Increase Delayed to June 15

List 3 Tariff Increase Delayed to June 15 The Office of the U.S Trade Representative announced it has been agreed upon to push back the effective date on additional List 3 tariffs.  Originally goods had to be exported on or before May 10, 2019 and […]

NASCO 2019

2019 NASCO Reunion

2019 NASCO Reunion Scarbrough is a proud sponsor of the 2019 North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO) Continental Reunion which takes place in Columbus, Ohio this year. We would love for you to join us!  This is a once in a lifetime event to network, learn, and […]

232 Exclusion Portal

Section 232 Product Exclusion Portal

Section 232 Product Exclusion Portal   According to the Federal Register on June 10, 2019, The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced it will begin accepting new exclusion requests on the “232 Exclusions Portal” on June 13, 2019 and will no longer accept new exclusion requests on regulations.gov. […]

Turkey reduces tariffs on U.S. goods into the country

Turkey reduces tariffs on U.S. goods into the country In August of 2018, President Trump doubled the import tariffs on steel and aluminum from Turkey. Obviously, this caused tension between the two parties. Turkey retaliated with a raise in tariffs on 22 U.S. originating products. […]

USA Mexico Border

Tariffs on Imports from Mexico will not go into effect

Imports from Mexico will not go into effect Good news for shippers importing goods from Mexico.  Announced tariffs on imports from Mexico have been postponed indefinitely and will not go into effect.  On Friday, May 7, 2019, “Mexico agreed to step up efforts to stem […]

Lacey Act

APHIS Updates Lacey Act Plant Declaration Form

APHIS Updates Lacey Act Plant Declaration Form   Information derived from USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Bulletin on May 9, 2019   USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) revised the Plant and Plant Product Declaration Form (PPQ Form 505). The updated form […]

Lacey Act

The Lacey Act

The Lacey Act What is the Lacey Act? The Lacey Act deals with illegal “trafficking” of wildlife, fish, and plants. This law makes it illegal to import, export, sell, acquire, or purchase fish, wildlife or plants that are taken, possessed, transported, or sold in violation […]

China Section 301

Section 301 List 1 Product Exclusions Fact Sheet

Section 301 Product Exclusions – All Announcements Effective July 6, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $34 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, polices […]