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Newsletters

March 14, 2018
  • India & Israel Customs Changes - Trucking Update

  • January 4, 2018
  • “BOMB CYCLONE” - WINTER STORM UPDATE

  • December 19, 2017
  • ELD & Trucker Shortage

  • May 12, 2017
  • China Congestion Improving ~ U.S. West Coast Congestion Increases

  • April 28, 2017
  • Alliance Reorganization Causing Terminal Congestion in China

  • September 12, 2016
  • Hanjin Bankruptcy

  • September 8, 2016
  • Zika Update in China

  • August 18, 2016
  • Zika & Exports to China

  • August 12, 2016
  • Labor Strike Guatemala - Zika & Exports to China

  • June 21, 2016
  • SOLAS VGM Reporting

  • April 18, 2016
  • SOLAS REQUIREMENTS

  • March 22, 2016
  • SOLAS UPDATE - SAUDI CoC

  • January 28, 2016
  • EGYPT DOCUMENTS - BRAZIL WOOD PACKING

  • December 10, 2015
  • SOLAS

  • September 10, 2015
  • Chile Free Trade - Algeria Customs - Container Weight Verification

  • August 17, 2015
  • Tianjin Explosion - AU Fumigation

  • June 22, 2015
  • Guatemala - New Customs Decree

  • February 23, 2015
  • PMA - ILWU Announce West Coast Waterfront Contract

  • February 20, 2015
  • West Coast Labor Negotiations

  • February 12, 2015
  • West Coast Operations - Cargo Insurance - AU Fumigation

  • January 15, 2015
  • ILWU/PMA Mediation - BNSF Embargo Lifted - Upcoming Holidays

  • December 23, 2014
  • ILWU/PMA Update & Kuwait Legalization Changes

  • December 5, 2014
  • ILWU/PMA: December 15 Caucus

  • November 19, 2014
  • ILWU/PMA: Port Congestion Surcharge Postponed

  • November 17, 2014
  • ILWU/PMA: Port Congestion Surcharge

  • November 11, 2014
  • ILWU/PMA: West Coast Routing Changes

  • November 4, 2014
  • ILWU/PMA: West Coast Congestion

  • October 1, 2014
  • Ultimate Consignee Type - AES Compliance

  • September 22, 2014
  • PMA/ILWU - Port Congestion - Typhoon (Ningbo)

  • July 14, 2014
  • LA/Long Beach Truckers - PMA/ILWU Update

  • July 11, 2014
  • Chile Strike Over - PMA/ILWU Update

  • July 10, 2014
  • Chile Strike & Truck Shortage

  • July 08, 2014
  • LA/Long Beach Update & PMA/ILWU

  • June 17, 2014
  • China Manifest - PR Strike - PMA/ILWU

  • April 7, 2014
  • AES Update - Vancouver Strike Over

  • March 28, 2014
  • Foreign Trade Regulation Changes

  • March 12, 2014
  • Japan Documentation Requirements

  • March 3, 2014
  • Vancouver Port Striker

  • February 13, 2014
  • East Coast Terminal Closures

  • January 28, 2014
  • Weather Delays - Chilean Port Strike - Chinese New Year

  • January 13, 2014
  • China VAT Revoked

  • December 31, 2013
  • Guatemala - New Customs Decree

  • August 16, 2013
  • Maher Delays - GT Surcharge - CN/HK Typhoon - Chassis Repairs

  • July 25, 2013
  • Santos Congestion - China VAT - New York/New Jersey Delays

  • July 9, 2013
  • Egypt - Oakland Strike - OBL Changes

  • April 8, 2013
  • Strike Updates - Chile & Hong Kong

  • March 27, 2013
  • Port Strike - Chile

  • ILA & USMX CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS
  • December 28, 2012 - Contract Extension Announced
  • December 27, 2012 - Negotiations Resume
  • December 19, 2012 - US Port Congestion Surcharge
  • September 20, 2012
  • September 17, 2012
  • September 6, 2012
  • August 30, 2012

    May 2012
  • Korea Free Trade Act and Guatemala Customs Requirements

  • February 2012
  • Argentina Import Requirements and Chassis Availability

  • December 2011
  • IMDG CODE 35-UN3166 CLASS 9 NEW REQUIREMENTS

  • September 2011
  • ISO IS 17712 - Container Seals

  • April 2011
  • Major Japan Ports are Open

  • March 2011
  • Japan Port Update

  • February 2011
  • WINTER STORMS DISRUPT TRUCK AND RAIL TRAFFIC

  • FRENCH PORT STRIKE RESUME FRIDAY

  • CARRIERS WATCH TURMOIL AS EGYPT SUPPLY CHAINS REMAIN SECURE


  • February 2011
  • East Coast "Snowmegeddon"

  • French Unions Announce Additional Port Strikes


  • <January 2011
  • Update - EU 24-Hour Advance Manifest - January 1, 2011Rule

  • Chinese New Year 2011 - Year of the Rabbit!

  • UAE Documentary Requirements


  • November 2010
  • EU 24-Hour Advanced Manifest Rule

  • Q&A


  • <September 2010
  • INCOTERMS REVISIONS

  • EU REGULATIONS

  • UFO SOFTWARE UPDATE


  • June 2010
  • UFO Software Launch June 1 , 2010

  • New web-based cargo management system


  • February 2010
  • Brazil - Enforcing packaging types

  • Korea - harmonized code and package type now required

  • Venezuela - Strict penalties for document corrections


  • January 2010
  • UPDATE 10+2 (Import Security Filings - ISF)

  • ISF Full enforcement effective January 26,2010


  • March 2009
  • Venezuela Port Congestion

  • Saudi Arabia Country of Origin Requirements

  • Lacey Act

  • Consular Legalization - Oman

  • 10+2 (Import security Filings - ISF)


  • January 2009
  • 10+2 (Import security Filings - ISF)

  • Clean Truck Fee Postponed

  • Mexico cuts Tariffs on Industrial Products

  • Vancouver Port Strike


  • June 2008
  • Midwest Rail Flood Update

  • China-Hazardous Cargo

  • CP Railroad - ITN Required

  • ILWU - Contract Negotiations

  • Increaesd Trucking Weight Proposed Legislation


  • February 2008
  • Equipment Shortages

  • Vessel Shortages

  • Harmonized Tariff Schedule(HTS) - Changes for 2008

  • Carrier GRIs


  • February 2007
  • Harmonized Tariff Schedule(HTS) - Changes for 2007

  • Documentary Credits - 2007 Revisions

  • Chinese New Year

  • Venezuela Foreign Exchange Controls


  • October 2006
  • Consular Legalization - Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Consular Legalization.pdf

  • UCP 600 - Documentary Credits


  • July 2006
  • Wood Packing - USA Imports

  • Israel - Blanket Certificate of Origin

  • CARICOM

  • USA Avoids EU Trade Tariffs - Update

  • Fuel Charge Increases

  • Useful Websites


  • April 2006
  • Where is Nhava Sheva?

  • AES Electronic Filing - final date for full mandatory filing is unclear.

  • European Union places punitive duties on U.S. goods.

  • Lebanon and Turkey adopt ISPM 15.

  • Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) took effect March 1st.


  • March 2006
  • Costa Rica Documentation Requirement - Article 86 LGA

  • Article 86 LGA.pdf

  • United States/Colombia Free Trade Agrement

  • ISPM 15 Import Compliance - APHIS Regulations on wood packing

  • Electronic Container Seals


  • November 2005
  • Dominican Republic - Central America Free Trade Agreement

  • Certificate of Origin - Chile Free Trade Agreement

  • U.S. Shipper's Export Declaration - foreign disclosure prohibited

  • China - Solid Wood Packing ISPM 15 Compliance January 1, 2006


  • June 2005
  • No Docs/No Load

  • Fuel Charge Increase July 1, 2005

  • Vessels near capacity

  • Update - Solid Wood Packing ISPM 15 Compliance


  • March 2005
  • Solid Wood Packing - ISPM 15 Guidelines

  • U.S./Australia Free Trade Agreement

  • Mandatory Electronic Filing of Shipper's Export Declaration

  • Australia/New Zealand Container Fumigation

  • Consignee Contact Information

  • Carrier Surcharges


  • December 2004
  • South Africa - Wood Packing Requirements

  • Turkey - Wood Packing Requirements


  • May 2004
  • India - Wood Packing Requirements


  • July 2003
  • Canadian Pacific makes AES ITN # mandatory for Option 2


  • October 2002
  • West Coast Contract Negotiations Update (10/01/02)

  • West Coast Work Stoppage Update (10/08/02)

  • August 2002
  • Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)

  • ILWU Contract Negotiations

  • BXA has a New Name

  • Trade Promotion Authority Approved by Senate

  • July 2002
  • West Coast Labor Talks Update

  • April 2002
  • Pre-shipment inspection no longer required for Argentina

  • US free trade with Chile closer to approval

  • 2002 Schedule B final version now available on-line

  • "Export Alert!" receive notice of changes to foreign trade regulations

  • Alameda Corridor opens in California

  • January 2002
  • Euro - European Union Official Currency

  • US Port & Maritime Security Act

  • USA/Jordan Free Trade Agreement

  • Business Opportunities in Turkey

  • Consular Legalization - Lebanon

  • USA Exports to Cuba

  • September 2001
  • European Union - Non-Manufactured Wood Packing Requirements

  • August 2001
  • UFOLTD.com

  • Bolivia Pre-Shipment Inspection

  • Saudi Arabia Duty Rates

  • European Union - Wood Packing Requirements

  • Venezuela Customs Requirements

  • June 2001
  • Trade Promotion Authority

  • Argentina Preshipment Inspection

  • European Wood Packaging Requirements

  • March 2001
  • General Rate Increase

  • New Shipper's Export Declaration

  • Australia Fumigation

  • December 2000
  • Chassis Surcharge

  • Preshipment Inspection

  • BAF Increase

  • Australia Rate Increase

  • Shipper's Liability - Hazardous Freight

  • AES Filing


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