LTL Pricing

Scarbrough LTL Pricing Module

LTL Pricing Module – quote, book, track all online Scarbrough is Excited to Announce its Newest Piece of Technology Quote, Book, Track Online 24/7 Scarbrough’s LTL Pricing Module is built to make our clients’ lives easier by allowing instant quotes from multiple carriers. Its easy-to-use […]

GRI Announcement

GRI Announcement September 15, 2019

U.S. Import General Rate Increase for Full Container and Less than Container Freight Carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) for cargo from Asia to The United States effective September 15, 2019.  Based on this information, please be aware that forwarders are required by the FMC […]

Incoterms® Training in Kansas City

The International Trade Council is offering a full day of Incoterms® 2020 training on Thursday, September 26, 2019. Incoterms® 2020 rules will come into force on January 1, 2020.  It is the ninth Incoterms® revision since their inception in 1936. For the first time, the […]

Driver Shortage

Truck Driver Shortage – Hire a Domestic Truck Broker

Truck Driver Shortage – Hire a Domestic Truck Broker Industrial Challenges for Truck Drivers The nation’s driver shortage is a growing problem and has been for the past 15 years. The United States not only lacks new drivers entering the market, but the number of […]

north america update

NASCO in Des Moines – Update on North American Relations and Trade

NASCO in Des Moines – Update on North American Relations and Trade Join Scarbrough on August 13, 2019 to learn from Tiffany Melvin, NASCO’s President on a quick North American Update.  We will meet from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM over lunch.  This event is sponsored by Iowa Economic […]

Section 301 list 3

Section 301 List 3 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Product Exclusions The United States Trade Representative has just announced the first list of product exclusions for Section 301 List 3 products.  The exclusions cover 10 specially prepared product descriptions that reflect 15 exclusion requests. The USTR is also still continuing to […]

CBP ACH benefits

Paying U.S. Customs via ACH

Paying U.S. Customs via ACH   Automated Clearinghouse (ACH) allows a payment to be pulled directly from a bank account.  We suggest importers pay their U.S. Customs duty and taxes direct to U.S. Customs via ACH.  It is a quicker, more seamless process with many […]

MPF increase

MPF Minimum and Maximum Increase on October 1, 2019

MPF Minimum and Maximum Increase on October 1, 2019 Due to inflation, effective October 1, 2019, the Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) will increase from a minimum of $26.22 and a maximum of $508.76 to a minimum of $26.79 and maximum of $519.76. What is MPF? […]

USA Mexico Border

CBP POE Update on Southern Border

CBP POE Update on Southern Border A little over 4 months ago, President Trump threatened to close the border between the United States and Mexico, which would significantly impact international trade between the two countries.  In response and ever since the announcement, leadership from the […]