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Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Due to Expire on December 31, 2017

December 2017 Dear Valued Customer, Please be advised of the following notice received from U.S. Customs and Border Protection regarding the Generalized Systems of Preferences (GSP). As per their announcement, GSP will expire on December 31, 2017 and all goods

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

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

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ELD Mandate (Electronic Logging Rule) Notification

December 2017 Dear Valued Customer, Please be advised of the following information in regards to the ELD Mandate (Electronic Logging Rule) implemented by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, effective December 18, 2017. An electronic logging device (ELD) is used

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

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

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Airfreight Delays to the USA

Dear Valued Customer, In light of the recent challenges experienced with airfreight shipments imported into the USA, we wish to inform you of the current situation. As carriers have changed over from Summer to Winter schedules, available capacity has become

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General Rate Increase from Far East to USA and Canada, effective December 15th

Dear all, Please be advised of the following carrier notification of General Rate Increase (GRI) effective December 15th. General Rate Increase (GRI) from Far East to USA and Canada Effective Date: December 15th, 2017 (cargo receipt date at origin) Scope:

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General Rate Increase from Far East to USA and Canada, effective November 15th

Dear all, Please be advised of the following carrier notification of General Rate Increase (GRI) effective November 15th. General Rate Increase (GRI) from Far East to USA and Canada Effective Date: November 15th, 2017 (cargo receipt date at origin) Scope:

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US Customs Issuance of Wood Packaging Material Penalty

Dear Valued Customer, As you are aware, all wood packaging used to ship products internationally are subject to ISPM 15 regulations which were developed to prevent the transportation and spread of disease and insects into new ecosystems. All wood packaging

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Hurricane Irma: Charleston and Savannah Port Conditions – Update Tuesday, Sept. 12

Dear All, Please see the below updated notices regarding Charleston and Savannah Ports. Charleston, SC: Adverse weather conditions associated with tropical storm Irma departed the Charleston area on Monday evening, September 11. Cargo and facilities at the South Carolina Ports

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Hurricane Irma: Charleston and Savannah Port Conditions – Update Monday, Sept. 11

Dear All, Please see the below updated notices regarding Charleston and Savannah Ports. Charleston, SC: The South Carolina Ports Authority continues to monitor conditions associated with tropical storm Irma. The SCPA will cease all Charleston operations – breakbulk and container

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