Monthly Archives: August 2013

Peak Season for Aug 1; BAF for 3rd Quarter/FCL from Asia

If you import containers from Asia, please note the following. This applies to both USA and Canada.   We are starting to get notices from carriers of a possible peak season increase effective Aug 1. $320.00 per 20 ft standard

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NCBFAA Gets Some ISF Enforcement Answers

NCBFAA Gets Some ISF Enforcement Answers Going to bat for the membership, the NCBFAA, through its ISF Subcommittee, has gotten a number of answers directly from CBP to questions about the ISF enforcement taking effect July 9. Although answers to

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Shipper group wants clarification on China VAT tax

The National Industrial Transportation League, the nation’s largest shipper group, has requested assistance from the U.S. Government in obtaining clarifications on a value-added tax being imposed by the Chinese government. NIT League President and CEO Bruce Carlton, has written letters

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Marine Terminal Operators at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Adjust TMF on August 19

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 2, 2013 – The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today announced an 8.1 percent increase in the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, scheduled to take effect on August

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