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MSC loses preferred customs status over cocaine bust on ship (with video)  FreightWaves

Following a second large drug bust aboard its box-ships this year, international ocean container shipping line Mediterranean Shipping Company has had its.


Big fat doubt hovers over UK.gov's Making Tax Digital, customs declaration IT projects  The Register

A raft of major government IT projects are in serious trouble, including flagship programmes such as HMRC's Making Tax Digital and its Customs Declaration ...


Caofeidian freezes seaborne coal customs declaration  Argus Media

China's Caofeidian port in Tangshan, Hebei province, has put a freeze on customs declarations for all imported coal with effect from 16 July, stoking fears that ...


Laredo Mayor Discusses Mexico Cross-Border Trade Upgrades At International Freight Conference  Benzinga

Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz recently highlighted plans to remodel and expand the World Trade International Bridge, speeding up wait times for the 12000 trucks ...


GB freight company working to keep its business running  Bahamas Tribune

BOB Clutter, co-owner of GB Express, is “seriously considering” continuing its air-cargo express *service* in Freeport following recent discussions with the ...


Freight forwarders query whether government is listening  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

This week's news that very few companies have registered for a new government online system designed to protect value added tax revenues on foreign parcels ...


India's JNPT cracking down on import charges  JOC.com

Customs authorities at India's Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) have hardened their action on long-running concerns over extra charges shippers face at ...


Cross-border best practices during President Trump’s trade policy uncertainties  FreightWaves

More than $400 billion in freight crossed in both directions through the United States-Mexico border by truck in 2018. In Laredo, Texas, alone, more than.


Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association of Jamaica elects 2019 executive  Jamaica Gleaner

Mitzie Gordon Burke-Green was returned unopposed for another term as president of the Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association of Jamaica at the ...


Today’s Pickup: U.S. and Canada to expand pre-clearance to cargo  FreightWaves

President Trump and Prime Minister Trudeau agree to implement agreement that has the potential to speed up the flow of goods between the two countries.


India: India moves to speed import discharges at JNPT  JOC.com

PSA International's Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) is moving hand-in-hand with customs authorities at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) to ...


Rising US-Mexico trade squeezes Laredo truck capacity  JOC.com

Monterrey-based aluminum manufacturer Riisa wants to increase exports to the US, but must deal with local capacity shortages and logistics challenges in ...


PTL executives buy back company from parent Magnate Worldwide  FreightWaves

Expedited transportation provider Premium Transportation Logistics' (PTL) top two executives have joined with a recently hired sales executive to acquire PTL ...


Indian Port Association conducts road show for stakeholders of Cochin Port Trust  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Indian Ports Association in collaboration with the logistics software company Portall has organised a road show on Port Community System (PCS 1x) for the.


Pentagon sends 2,100 more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to assist migrants and ports  FreightWaves

The United States is sending an additional deployment of 1100 active-duty troops and 1000 Texas National Guard soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border,


Freight 'funnel' narrowing at US-Mexican border  JOC.com

A large share of US-bound Mexican freight is shoved through an increasingly tight funnel of truck lanes vulnerable to freight surges, migration crises, and trade ...


Mybudapester bears costs for orders outside EU  Ecommerce News

German online fashion shop Mybudapester.com offers its customers from outside the European Union free delivery and returns.


Xinjiang improves customs clearance efficiency for China-Europe freight trains  ecns

Customs at Alashankou Port in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has improved the clearance efficiency for the China-Europe freight trains, ...


Maersk CEO Wants Half Its Earnings to Come From Inland Logistics  Wall Street Journal

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk wants to buy warehouses, container terminals and customs brokerage firms to boost its logistics services capabilities, ...


Courier blames Customs demands for its closure  Bahamas Tribune

A Grand Bahama-based courier *service* is blaming Customs' “virtually impossible demands” for its decision to close on July 31 after 22 years in business.


Shanghai port sees surging imports of Russian king crabs  China.org.cn

SHANGHAI, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Russian king crab imports through China's Shanghai port reached 430 tonnes this year as of July 15, an increase of about ...


UPS’ Marken consolidates European presence by acquiring three companies  FreightWaves

Marken, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UPS, announced on July 15 that it had acquired three European companies headquartered in Austria, Hungary and Italy ...


U.S. Releases Container Ship Found With 20 Tons of Cocaine  The Wall Street Journal

U.S. authorities have released a container ship that was seized with 20 tons of cocaine in Philadelphia after the operator posted a $50 million bond, including ...


'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup  Reuters

LONDON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport ...


Texas border ports-of-entry continue to confront spillover from international migration crisis  FreightWaves

A week after several international border bridges between the United States and Mexico had to be closed because of the migration crisis, U.S. officials.


Users seek time to master new Customs monitoring system  The East African

Regional importers and exporters have asked the Kenya Revenue Authority to suspend implementation of the new Integrated Customs Management System ...


Tariff Hikes and Rising Customs Revenue  Proshare Nigeria Limited

Amidst gross inefficiencies and dilapidated states of port infrastructure in Nigeria, the Nigerian Customs *Service* (NCS) have managed to sustain increase in ...


Most fentanyl is now trafficked across US-Mexico border, not from China  WJLA

As the opioid addiction crisis continues to evolve, federal agencies in charge of tracking the flow of drugs are seeing a shift in how fentanyl, a deadly synthetic ...


Werner Logistics Recognized as a Top 10 3PL Provider for Third Consecutive Year  Yahoo Finance

OMAHA, Neb., July 17, 2019 -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is honored to be recognized as a Top 10 ...


La Spezia-Casablanca deal to improve freight exchange  The MediTelegraph

Genova - Eastern Ligurian Sea Port Authority (AdSP) and the Agence Nationale des Ports of Morocco have signed an agreement to start a project between the ...


Freight Forwarding and Logistics Representatives Criticise No Deal Brexit VAT Scheme  The Handy Shipping Guide

UK – In August 2018 the British government issued a notice, and subsequently launched a scheme intended to protect VAT revenues on the two million or so ...


South Africa's Import And Export Processes Are About To Change  2oceansvibe News

SARS is looking to improve the current system of processing import and export declarations, which is big news for those who are involved in the game.


Deloitte is expanding its East of England operations with the creation of a new Customs Trade facility  Cambridge Network

Boasting a 30-strong team at Crown House in Ipswich, Deloitte's Customs Trade facility will provide digital tax services for companies to manage customs ...


China iron ore pulls back from record peak as supply concerns ease  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

China's iron ore futures edged lower in Thursday's wobbly trade, with market participants reassessing the supply outlook amid indications of a rebound in.


New China-Europe freight train route links Xi'an, Bishkek  China.org.cn

A freight train left Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, heading for Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, on Tuesday, marking the opening of a new ...


Casino logistics provider TKHS aims for global footprint  GGRAsia

Asia-based casino logistics provider TKHS Group has plans to increase its reach to other parts of the world. So says the firm's executive director, Samuel Wilson.


Commentary: Vietnam’s air exports to the U.S. increase as China-U.S. trade war simmers  FreightWaves

Cathy Roberson writes about Vietnam's growth as a manufacturing center as manufacturing moves from China to other nations in Southeast Asia.


Amidst Apapa infrastructure crises: Customs revenue rises 15% in H1'19  Vanguard

Nigeria News - Customs: DESPITE hindrances to trade, harsh economic situation, the chaotic traffic situation and broken road infrastructure around Apapa.


65 containers of mattresses from UK seized at the Customs; is it imported waste?  News 1st

COLOMBO (News 1st): The Consumer Protection Unit of the Sri Lanka Customs seized 65 freight containers containing used mattresses imported from the UK.


Contrasting CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) & Janel (NASDAQ:JANL)  Trent Times

Janel (OTCMKTS:JANL) and CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) are both transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses ...


Times Online - Daily Online Edition of The Sunday Times Sri Lanka  The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

The Customs Director-General has called for an inquiry on the UK freight containers said to have been carrying mattresses which had been seized recently.


$-0.55 EPS Expected for Internap (INAP); Fedex (FDX) Has 1.15 Sentiment  The InvestReporter

Analysts expect Internap Corporation (NASDAQ:INAP) to report $-0.55 EPS on August, 1.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 20.29% from last quarter's $-0.69 ...


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Maersk raises ‘table stakes’ in ocean freight with online customs clearance for select European markets  FreightWaves

Putting export-import documents online may make a difference between container arriving to customer on time or sitting in a warehouse.


Future expectations for MPS Terminal 3 in the port in Tema outlined with Government delegation  PortNews IAA

Following the launch of MPS Terminal 3 at Tema Port, Ghana on June 28, a high-level Government delegation sat with the terminal's management team this ...


Delhi mulls giving Bangladesh access to ports on west coast  BusinessLine

Part of move to improve India's attractiveness as a transshipment hubwill.


Ferry companies warn of gridlock in no-deal Brexit  BBC News

Cross-channel ferry companies have warned of gridlock around British ports, as they confirm they will not allow trucks to board ferries bound for France after a ...


Customs Broker vs. Freight Forwarder: Use a Customs Broker for Added Compliance - AN Deringer  Inbound Logistics

Using one qualified company for Customs brokerage and freight forwarding reduces the logistical work on the customer's end, while also making it easier to ...


Incoterms Explained Courtesy of a Professional Freight Forwarder  The Handy Shipping Guide

WORLDWIDE – Incoterms, the shorthand of shipping, the acronyms which, to the initiated, graphically sum up a picture of the status of a consignment and are ...


Mass Transit Security Markets, 2019 to 2024 - Expected to See Intensified Competition with an Increase in Product/Service Extensions, Technological Innovations, and M&As  GlobeNewswire

Dublin, July 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Mass Transit Security Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)" report has been added to ...


Logistics Advisory Market to 2024 scrutinized in new research including leading players Like Ports & Logistics Advisory (PLA), BAE Systems, JUSDA Europe, Logistics Executive Group, Bain & Company, Global Customs Compliance  News Exterior

Logistics Advisory Market research Report is a valuable supply of perceptive information for business strategists. This Logistics Advisory Market study provides ...


Five Contract Writing Tips To Make Clients Pay On Time  Forbes

There are things even the smallest companies can do in writing contracts with big customers that can help them gain significant leverage and get paid when and ...


SLFFA's new Chairman Roshan shows way forward for freight, logistics industry  ft.lk

I am humbled and privileged to stand here before you today, as your newly elected Chairman. I am honoured to join a very distinguished group of people whom I ...


Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates for Forward Air (FWRD)  Mayfield Recorder

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Forward Air (NASDAQ: FWRD): 6/26/2019 – Forward Air was upgraded by analysts at ...


Customs broker Livingston acquired by Platinum Equity  FreightWaves

Livingston International, Canada's largest customs broker, will be acquired by the U.S. private equity firm Platinum Equity for an undisclosed sum. The sale ...


Saudi customs pilots shipment movement via blockchain  FreightWaves

The Saudi customs has successfully piloted its first shipment through TradeLens, a blockchain-based platform developed collaboratively by Maersk and IBM.


REFILE-UPDATE 1-China iron ore pulls back from record peak as supply concerns ease  Reuters

China's iron ore futures edged lower in Thursday's wobbly trade, with market participants reassessing the supply outlook amid indications of a rebound in ...


Platinum Equity closes acquisition of customs broker Livingston  FreightWaves

Platinum Equity has completed its acquisition of Livingston International, Canada's largest customs broker, for an undisclosed sum. The deal puts Toronto-based ...


Electronic cargo tracking system at Kolkata port does away with Customs check for Nepal-bound freight  BusinessLine

While the country was busy with elections, there were some major developments in India-Nepal trade relations.First, the containerised rail cargo carrying ...


MiniMax takes on Island Shippers' clients  Royal Gazette

MiniMax Forwarders and Island Shippers have announced an agreement whereby MiniMax will integrate Island Shippers' customer list with its own to offer sea ...


DELIVER's interoperable blockchain helps track & deliver first POC freight  Cryptopolitan

According to the latest report, the Netherlands' bank ABN AMRO, Samsung SDS and the Rotterdam Port of Netherlands, collectively carried out the Proof-of-Co.


How Port Newark Moves the World  New Jersey Monthly

Megaships and mammoth machines keep Jersey's Port of Newark and Elizabeth at the center of the regional economy.


Freight delays loom if government shutdown goes long-term  FreightWaves

Freight clearance at border crossing at ports could be susceptible to backups and delays if Washington lawmakers are unable to resolve the funding crisis ...


Asia PVC trade remains subdued amid weak demand  ICIS

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Trade in Asia's polyvinyl chloride (PVC) market is expected to remain subdued in the near term as the rainy season in Vietnam and ...


US-Mexico border backup pummels supply chains  JOC.com

Freight processing capacity at the US-Mexico border has been slashed 30-40 percent in a week by the transfer of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ...


Cyber Continuity and Incident Response Plan is Essential Read for Logistics and Shipping Companies  The Handy Shipping Guide

UK – Cyber Crime – A phrase that sends a shudder down the spine of any executive charged with running a company, and for those in the shipping and logistics ...


Europe customs platform propels Maersk's integrator push  JOC.com

Ocean carrier Maersk Line says importers and exporters in several European countries will be able to save time using a new online customs clearance platform.


Cavalry Logistics Expands Brand To Offer Customs Brokerage And International Freight Forwarding Services  PRNewswire

ANTIOCH, Tenn., April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- cavalrylogistics.com -- Cavalry Logistics, LLC, a leading third-party freight brokerage provider, announced today ...


CBP takes aim at US-Mexico border freight delays  JOC.com

Some US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents are returning to US-Mexico border crossings following weeks of cargo congestion, but long delays ...


Port of Dover Cargo granted full AEO status in customs and security  UK Haulier News

Port of Dover Cargo is an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) for imports and exports, after being granted an official, internationally recognised quality mark for ...


How Can Freight Forwarding Move Forward?  Forbes

Technology is driving the rapid evolution of business and global trade. It's time for freight forwarding to change, too.


Bangladesh: New Bangladesh customs process to speed deliveries  JOC.com

The Bangladesh government is introducing pre-arrival processing (PAP) of import documents at ports in July. With that, shippers in Bangladesh are set to save ...


Air freight – today’s rate won’t be tomorrow’s  FreightWaves

Market expert Scott Case has written about the use of dynamic pricing in airfreight. Long-used to sell passenger seats on airplanes, dynamic pricing is new to ...


Billionaire’s 2005 ‘Almanack’ of sage advice finds an audience in S.F. tech world  San Francisco Chronicle

Charles T. Munger's 'Poor Charlie's Almanack' and its message of developing practical decision-making skills and new mental models resonates in the Bay ...


Expanding customs brokerage business is a global initiative says Maersk  FreightWaves

Maersk says it will expand the technology behind its customs house brokerage business as well as developing its integrated logistics business.


Cross-border freight brokers not panicking yet about Mexico tariffs  FreightWaves

Cross-border freight brokers are not panicking over President Trump's announcement of tariffs on Mexican exports into the United States – yet. Last week the ...


Delays build at U.S.-Mexico Border after CBP redeployment  FreightWaves

Delays could extend to U.S.-Canada as customs personnel are relocated to deal with immigration on the southern border.


Etihad Rail and Abu Dhabi Customs to develop freight transport solutions  Global Railway Review

Etihad Rail signs agreement with the General Administration of Customs in Abu Dhabi to develop freight transport requirements.


Forwarders find capacity gains with global grounding of 737 MAX  FreightWaves

The grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft has caused many problems; it has also created an opportunity for freight forwarders. Read a market expert's take ...


US-Mexico truck delays forecast to last weeks  JOC.com

Shippers dealing with trucking delays and congestion at the US-Mexico border must make changes to their supply chains if they want to minimize the cost of ...


Blockchain might be the answer to Brexit’s customs predicament  FreightWaves

Goods that are stuck at the borders would have to be declared at customs before entering the UK. The magnitude of the declarations would mean long queues at ...


Analysts Set Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) Price Target at $73.00  Riverton Roll

Shares of Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are covering the ...


US-Mexico freight slows as potential shutdown looms  JOC.com

With cross-border freight already delayed and logistics costs rising, businesses must plan for a potential closure of the US-Mexico border threatened by ...


Customs officials find freight train crossed border at Blaine carrying more than grain  The Olympian

Three Mexican citizens were arrested Sunday, May 5, in Blaine as they crossed into the United States from Canada aboard a southbound freight train, Customs ...


Platinum Equity to acquire Customs Brokerage and Trade Services Firm Livingston International  GlobeNewswire

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Platinum Equity announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Livingston International ...


Freight Forwarding/Customs Brokerage  SupplyChainBrain

SupplyChainBrain *Content* on Freight Forwarding/Customs Brokerage.


Cross-border trucks risk stepped-up CBP penalties  FreightWaves

The explosion of cross-border e-commerce in the United States is bringing with it increased scrutiny and enforcement of electronic shipment filing that's leaving ...


Etihad Rail and Abu Dhabi Customs look to develop freight transport in UAE  Logistics Middle East

Etihad Rail, Abu Dhabi Customs sign joint partnership agreement to develop freight transport solutions - Rails, Etihad Rail, Abu Dhabi Customs, Uae Rail ...


Customs Brokerage: Acquisition triples Maersk's North America customs brokerage  JOC.com

Maersk is tripling its customs brokerage footprint within the United States and Canada through the acquisition of Vandegrift Inc.


BIFA welcomes UK Customs' decision to extend Transitional Simplified Procedures  Air Cargo News

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed UK Customs' (HMRC ) decision to extend the declaration and import payments for its.


Commentary: Innovative program offers pre-clearance and domestic distribution in Brazil from Miami  FreightWaves

Market expert Scott Case writes about an innovative program at Miami-Dade International Airport that generates revenue while helping the citizens of Brazil ...


Brexit Shipping: Bureaucracy stymies post-Brexit customs prep  JOC.com

Despite the disruption Customs inspections required after a no-deal Brexit, there has been no contact between the agencies in the UK and those on the EU.


Shippers Worry They Will Face Increasing Delays as Shutdown Drags On  Wall Street Journal

Shippers and freight-handlers say U.S. agencies that oversee the flow of goods are starting to cut back services and working hours, raising concerns that delays ...


Maersk Acquires Customs Broker Vandegrift  Wall Street Journal

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S has acquired Clark, N.J.-based customs broker Vandegrift Inc. as the ocean container line pushes further into ...


Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association join hive, a global trade facilitation platform powered by Global eTrade Services  PRNewswire

SINGAPORE, May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global eTrade Services (GeTS) today announced the partnership with the Canadian International Freight ...


Today’s Pickup: Saudi Arabia completes shipment using blockchain; teen trucker proposal faces scrutiny  FreightWaves

Saudi Arabia Customs successfully transported a container to the Port of Rotterdam using blockchain for the packing list and commercial documents.


South Africa Freight Forwarders Markets Report 2018 with Profiles of 42 Companies  GlobeNewswire

Dublin, Feb. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Freight Forwarders in South Africa 2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Shippers warned to plan for more US-Mexico border congestion  JOC.com

Truck congestion at the US-Mexico border has eased, but could recur as migrants continue to head toward the US. Shippers need contingency plans, and to ...


John Park to join Australia's FTA  Air Cargo News

Australia's Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) has announced that John Park will join the FTA as its head of business operations on June 18. The FTA.


Facial recognition could speed freight journey across Canadian border  FreightWaves

Facial recognition will be tested next year on the Peace Bridge that connects the U.S. and Canada as a possible solution to speed up commercial border ...


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