Section 301 List 4

Section 301 List 4 Effective September 1, 2019

Section 301 List 4 Effective September 1, 2019 In a tweet, President Trump threatened that starting September 1, 2019 an additional 10% duty rate will be imposed on almost all remaining imports from China that are not already subject to a Section 301 tariff.  The […]

GRI Announcement

GRI Announcement September 1, 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 1, 2019.  Based on this information, please be aware that forwarders are required by the FMC […]

Distribution and Fulfillment

Scarbrough’s Distribution and Fulfillment Accuracy Surpasses World Class Target

Scarbrough’s Distribution and Fulfillment Accuracy Surpasses World Class Target Above World Class Standards Scarbrough’s Distribution and Fulfillment Centers have recently created their own challenge with meeting Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC) standards, which establishes warehouse guidelines on a global scale. As always, Scarbrough must do […]

Section 301 List 2 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 2 Product Exclusions Announced

Section 301 List 2 Product Exclusions Announced Effective August 23, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $16 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, policies, […]

CBP Cracks Down on E-Commerce Shipments

CBP Cracks Down on E-Commerce Shipments  Advance Screening Pilot In early 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection released its E-Commerce Strategy in response to the rapidly growing market of low value imports into the United States.  The U.S. market has become a “small, just-in-time package,” society, […]

USA Mexico Border

CBP POE Update on Southern Border

CBP POE Update on Southern Border About 18 weeks 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 U.S. Customs […]

usmca

USMCA Legislation Waits as White House, Congress Continue Talks

USMCA Legislation Waits as White House, Congress Continue Talks Delays to be Expected An agreement was made last fall between the three countries (U.S, Mexico, and Canada) to enter into a trilateral trade that would better help the North American workers and economies.  The implementation […]

Product Exclusions List 1

List 1 Section 301 Product Exclusions • List 6 Released

List 1 Section 301 Product Exclusions • List 6 Released The sixth batch of product exclusions from List 1 Section 301 imports from China has been released. Effective July 6, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual […]

HMM to join THE Alliance

HMM to join THE Alliance Information derived from Hapag-Lloyd Newsletter. Carrier will be fourth member – besides Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Yang Ming The South Korean container liner shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) will join THE Alliance as a full member. Through […]