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9May, 2019

Trade War – Updates




The Federal Register Statement is here. In accordance with the direction of the President, the U.S. Trade Representative (Trade Representative) has determined to modify the action being taken in this Section 301 investigation by increasing the rate of additional duty from 10 percent to 25 percent for the products of China covered by the September… Read more »


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29Apr, 2019

Boeing 737-MAX grounded until mid-August




After Boeing’s 737-MAX aircraft came under scrutiny following two crashes in the span of about five months involving Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines that killed 346 people total, Boeing declared they intended to slow down production of the 737-MAX. The entire fleet has been grounded ever since the crash in March. This decision was based… Read more »


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3Apr, 2019

Dogs, the cargo handler’s best friend!




There’s no shortage of heroic dog stories. It seems that everyone, except maybe those with good reasons, loves dogs and loves to talk at length about their dogs and dogs in general. Because we’ve given you some meaty, information heavy blog posts in the last few months, we’re going to spend this week, talking about… Read more »


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27Feb, 2019

FAA grants Vietnam Category 1 safety rating




On February 14th, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Vietnam a Category 1 safety rating enabling airlines based in the country to fly directly to the United States. This move will increase direct imports from Vietnam by the US as cargo capacity improves from the direct lane. Based on an audit conducted in August of… Read more »


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5Feb, 2019

Chinese trade slows as Lunar New Year approaches




  In an effort to avoid the impeding tariffs on goods from China, set to increase on January 1st but were pushed back to March 1st to give more time to the negotiations between these two nations, cargo has been streaming into ports and transferring to warehouses in a process called “front loading.” While this… Read more »


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16Jan, 2019

TSA, USDA and FDA struggle amid shutdown




When the government couldn’t reach a deal on a funding bill on December 21st, due to the precarious inclusion of funding for a border wall, a shutdown began throughout the nation, furloughing workers. The issues surrounding the shutdown reach deep into the logistics industry as CBP, the TSA and other agencies are either not working… Read more »


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30Nov, 2018

Tariffs on third annex from China jump from 10% to 25% on January 1, 2019




We have covered in multiple posts the additional duties that have been placed on steel, aluminum and solar panels from countries around the world, as well as the three separate lists of goods only from China. The first two lists were proposed and implemented with duty rates of 25%. The third list which contains far… Read more »


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19Nov, 2018

Trans-Pacific Imports will keep growing




It’s important to first mention that most imports from the trans-Pacific are being expedited because of the looming tariffs coming at the end of the year. A 25% tariff is excellent motivation to move as much cargo to the US as possible before the tariffs are in full effect. Having said that, it’s expected that… Read more »


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30Oct, 2018

Starbucks uses shipping containers for new store




Shipping containers have been in the news for a while as the tiny house craze and a turn to more eco-friendly living took hold around the globe. Now Starbucks has developed an entire store made of recycled shipping containers in Taiwan. There are 29 total containers reworked into a stunning two-story, 3,400 square foot architectural… Read more »


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9Oct, 2018

Outlook: East Coast truck congestion




Even though capacity is at an all time high, congestion and truck rates are increasing on pace, especially on the East Coast where the dense urban landscape, growth in e-commerce deliveries and limitations on pickup and delivery times work as a perfect storm for trucking nightmares. Through the past summer, truck driver hiring reached an… Read more »


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