China Retaliation

China Retaliation Lists on U.S. Products

China Retaliation Lists on U.S. Products Summary of China’s Retaliation lists Effective April 2, 2018 duty rate = 15% & 25% approximately 128 various U.S. products Products include: nuts, fruit, iron, steel, pork products, aluminum waste Unofficial translated list from WTO:   Effective July 6, […]

Section 301 Consulting

Update on Section 301 Tariffs, List 4

Update on Section 301 Tariffs, List 4 Details on Section 301 Imports from China Information derived from U.S. Customs and Border Protection Cargo Systems Messaging Service #39587690 on August 30, 2019. This messages provides notice of modification to the action being taken in the Section […]

GRI Announcement

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

Manifest Data

New Online Import Data Manifest Confidentiality Process

New Online Import Data Manifest Confidentiality Process U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has just announced it will deploy a new online process for submitting Electronic Vessel Manifest Confidentiality requests.  Although a deployment date has not been announced, we are excited to see an upgrade […]

Section 301

Section 301 Tariff Increase

Section 301 Tariff Increase  On August 23, 2019, China announced it would impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. products imported into China.  The retaliatory tariffs will impose an additional 5% or 10% duty on a total of 5,078 products, which include soybeans, auto […]

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 […]

China Retaliation

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 […]