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Update on Trade Lane – Europe to North America

Update on Trade Lane – Europe to North America Significant influences have caused delays and ocean freight increases which have impacted the transatlantic trade lane between Europe and North America. Jan Hansen, North American Trade Lane Manager of Alfons Koester, Scarbrough’s exclusive German partner, was […]

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Transatlantic Trade Lane Between North America & Europe

Transatlantic Trade Lane Between North America & Europe Significant reasons have caused delays and ocean freight increases which have impacted the transatlantic trade lane between Europe and North America. Jan Hansen, North American Trade Lane Manager of Alfons Koester, Scarbrough’s exclusive German partner, was happy […]

EU Section 301

Section 301 Tariffs from EU – Preliminary List

Section 301 Tariffs from EU – Preliminary List Possible Additional Duty up to 100% on EU Imports The Office of the United States Representative (USTR) announced a preliminary list of products that could be the target of Section 301 ad valorem tariffs of $11.5 billion […]

Canada European Free Trade Agreement

What does it mean for U.S. shippers? If a U.S. organization is currently buying from Europe and shipping to Canada, the organization can ship directly to their client in Canada and avoid duties! On February 15th, 2017 the European Union’s parliament approved a landmark free trade […]

6 global pet food market predictions to watch in 2017

6 global pet food market predictions to watch in 2017 Pacific Rim is the top area for pet food industry potential. Excerpt from: PetfoodIndustry.com  |  by: Tim Wall  |  February 13, 2017 According to PetfoodIndustry.com, Marcel Blok, the owner of Change Stranamics states, “Certain regions of […]

Ocean Carriers To No Longer Post GRIs For The European Market

Ocean Carriers To No Longer Post GRIs For The European Market A probe launched in 2013 by the European Commission (EC) has led to 15 major ocean carriers to agree to discontinue posting GRI increases every 30 days.  Carriers were being investigated for breaking EU […]

New Container Weight Regulations

New Container Weight Regulations Starting July 1, 2016, containers without a verified weight will not be loaded onto vessels, according to the U.K. Freight Transport Association (FTA). On October 14, 2015, Chris Dupin with American Shipper states: Shippers need to ensure they are prepared for new […]