Yearly Archives: 2018

Bridge closure in Charleston affecting port transport

Dear Valued Customer, Please be aware of the recent bridge closure on a significant route used for transport to and from the Port of Charleston due to a broken cable. The closure may last for several weeks while the bridge

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Exclusion Extension – Steel and Aluminum Tariff Updates

Dear Valued Customers, Please be advised of the following update regarding the extension of some exempt countries effective May 1, 2018 for the Steel and Aluminum tariff updates: Source: NCBFAA – National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc.

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Airfreight Surcharge Increase from Europe, effective May 7, 2018

Dear Valued Customer, Please see the following notice regarding the Airfreight Surcharge from Europe, which will increase effective May 7, 2018. Please be informed that, effective May 7th, 2018, the Airfreight Surcharge out of Europe will increase from EUR/kg 0,75

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General Rate Increase from Far East to USA and Canada, effective May 15, 2018

Dear all, Please be advised of the following carrier notification of General Rate Increase (GRI) effective May 15, 2018. General Rate Increase (GRI) from Far East to USA and Canada Effective Date: May 15, 2018 (cargo receipt date at origin)

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Exclusion Information Update – Steel and Aluminum Tariff Updates

Dear Valued Customers, Please be advised of the following updated details regarding the Steel and Aluminum tariff updates on exempt countries through April 30, 2018: “Trade Policy Update: March 23, 2018 Additional Duty on Imports of Steel and Aluminum Articles

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General Rate Increase from Far East to USA and Canada, effective April 15, 2018

Dear all, Please be advised of the following carrier notification of General Rate Increase (GRI) effective April 15, 2018. General Rate Increase (GRI) from Far East to USA and Canada Effective Date: April 15, 2018 (cargo receipt date at origin)

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Steel and Aluminum Tariff Updates

Dear Valued Customers, Please be informed of the following update of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on imports to the USA. On Thursday, March 9, President Trump signed proclamations to apply a 25% tariff to steel and 10% tariff on aluminum

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Peak Season Surcharge ex North Europe to USA and Canada, effective March 15, 2018

Dear Valued Customers, Please be advised of the following carrier notification of Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) effective March 15, 2018. Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) from North Europe to USA and Canada Effective Date: March 15, 2018 (cargo receipt date at

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General Rate Increase from Far East to USA and Canada, effective March 1, 2018

Dear all, Please be advised of the following carrier notification of General Rate Increase (GRI) effective March 1, 2018. General Rate Increase (GRI) from Far East to USA and Canada Effective Date: March 1, 2018 (cargo receipt date at origin)

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Airfreight Surcharge Increase from Europe, effective January 22, 2018

Dear Valued Customer, Please see the following notice regarding the Airfreight Surcharge from Europe, which will increase effective January 22, 2018. Please be informed that, effective January 22nd, 2018, the Airfreight Surcharge out of Europe will increase from EUR/kg 0,70

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