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Trucking leaders and customs brokers wonder what’s next with the USMCA?  FreightWaves

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was the hot topic at the most recent meeting of the Laredo Motor Carriers Association (LMCA). Trucking ...


Customs brokers will get to know importers better  FreightWaves

The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America welcomed a recently proposed rule from U.S. Customs and Border Protection that ...


The six most common reasons cargo gets held up in customs  FreightWaves

A seamless shipping experience through customs involves foresight, planning and a seamless transit process. However, it's not unusual for delays to occur, ...


Borderlands: Mexico’s freight transport industry growing  FreightWaves

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: Mexico's transport industry ...


Customs systems back online after outage at airports nationwide  FreightWaves

U.S. Customs and Border Protection systems at airports nationwide encountered an unexpected outage Friday afternoon, leaving passengers waiting in.


Customs brokers see role in combating counterfeit goods  FreightWaves

With their vast knowledge of imports, customs brokers see themselves playing an important role in the battle against counterfeit goods.


BIFA expands training team with Sumner appointment  Air Cargo News

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Liz Sumner as trainer – freight and customs.


U.S. shipments from Chile dropping amid extreme drought  FreightWaves

Central Chile is suffering its worst drought in 60 years. This includes the capital of Santiago, home to nearly half the country's population of 18 million people, ...


Menzies acquisition secures foothold in Canadian air freight market  FreightWaves

Menzies Aviation acquired GTO Global Logistics, a Vancouver-based logistics provider and customs brokerage, establishing a presence in the Canadian air ...


Ohio-based Depot Systems bought by WiseTech Global  FreightWaves

Ohio-based container yard/terminal management software system Depot Systems has today been bought by Sydney, Australia-based WiseTech Global (ASX: ...


ARTIO NSW broadens range with customs brokers | News  Australasian Transport News

The Australian Road Transport Industrial Organisation NSW Branch (ARTIO NSW) and the Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia (CBFCA) have ...


It's Sumner time for BIFA's training team  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

For the third year in a row, The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Liz Sumner as trainer –


Find Air Shipping Success Despite Uncertainty in Today's Air Market  Inbound Logistics

Air shipping has been somewhat predictable thanks to reoccurring annual events, but recently some events have disrupted the typical peaks and valleys we've ...


U.S. Customs and Border Protection: new scanning equipment is a ‘game changer’  FreightWaves

New equipment will allow U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents inspect up to 50 trucks per hour along the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico.


C.H. Robinson Makes the Most Out of a Weak Freight Environment  Motley Fool

The provider of freight, global forwarding, and customs services was also up against a difficult prior-year comparison.


Proposed rule would require brokers to verify importer IDs  FreightWaves

Customs and Border Protection is publishing a proposed rule to require customs brokers to collect certain information from importers to enable the brokers.


Logistics giant Panalpina to open Oman office  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat - Switzerland-based international freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina is planning to estab.


Komatsu signs multi-year deal with DHL in Australia to import over a million kg of machinery parts  Business Insider

Business Insider - DHL provides global airfreight, customs clearance and time definite international express services to support Komatsu's turnkey after-market ...


China E-Commerce Sites Block Sales of Protest Gear to Hong Kong  Bloomberg

Hong Kong demonstrators will need to look beyond mainland China for supplies of protest gear that's defined the look of the movement.


Mexican officials: wait times at Otay Mesa Port of Entry up to five hours  FreightWaves

Truck wait times on the Mexican side of the Otay Mesa port of entry have jumped as the inspection process lengthens, leaving trucks backed up for hours,


Nigerian digital freight marketplace Kobo360 raises $20 million  FreightWaves

Nigerian digital freight marketplace startup Kobo360 raised $20 million in a Series A funding round led by Goldman Sachs while pocketing another $10 million ...


CBP to start ACE de minimis test  FreightWaves

Customs and Border Protection will conduct a test to examine new functionalities for de minimis entry filings in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) ...


A Beautiful Friendship: How A Hard Brexit Will Benefit U.S. Freight Forwarders  Yahoo Finance

A hard Brexit doesn't necessarily spell trouble for this U.S. shipping company.


GAO critical of “outdated” inspection practices at U.S. ports by Customs and Border Protection agents  FreightWaves

United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) inspection policies “don't reflect new technology or threats” and are “outdated,” according to an August 6 ...


Flexport launches Flexport Capital to alleviate customers’ tariff burdens  FreightWaves

Flexport's customers have seen average landed unit costs rise by 30 percent due to tariffs.


Cops bust stolen goods syndicate made up of Customs officers, freight forwarders, distributors  New Straits Times

KLANG: Police have busted an intricate network comprising customs officers, freight forwarders and distributors dealing in stolen goods from shipping containers ...


Freight All Kinds – Asian crime gangs freight huge volumes of meth around the globe  FreightWaves

Criminal syndicates are smuggling huge volumes of methamphetamine around the globe by hiding it in the lawful flow of freight. Find out where meth flows, how ...


Panalpina to expand operations into Oman  Trade Arabia

Switzerland-based Panalpina, an international freight forwarding and logistics company, is establishing its presence in Oman, and plans to open its office in ...


CBP to pilot voluntary data collection on e-commerce shipments for security  Supply Chain Dive

Customs and Border Protection will launch a new Section 321 Data Pilot on Aug. 22 aimed at increasing data collection on e-commerce shipments for security ...


US Customs and Border Protection marks 230th anniversary of first ship's arrival in the US  FreightWaves

U.S. Customs and Border Protection marks the 230th anniversary of the first customs processing of a ship in the new United States.


Air Cargo Out of Hong Kong 'On Time' For Now  EPS News

The two-day closure of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) had not impacted air cargo as of late Tuesday, although future delays appear inevitable.


WiseTech Global acquires logistics solutions company, Depot Systems  STAT Times

IT solutions provider WiseTech Global has acquired US-based logistics solutions company Depot Systems.


USTR probe could limit US amsul imports  Argus Media

Argus provides commodity news and insights from around the world, illuminating the markets.


Hongkongers blocked from buying protest gear from Chinese ecommerce sites  Abacus

Hongkongers can no longer buy umbrellas and black T-shirts on sites like Alibaba's Taobao and JD.com.


AIT Worldwide Logistics opens newest location in Mexico City  SupplyChainBrain

AIT Worldwide Logistics' ongoing global expansion is continuing with the opening of a new location at Mexico City International Airport. “We're eager to expand ...


Prep for Brexit: UK Seeks £25M Freight Service to Deliver Medicines, Devices  Regulatory Focus

With an eye on post-Brexit drug and medical device shortages, the UK's Department of Health and Social Care said Thursday that it's established a £25 million ...


Menzies Aviation expands into Canada with GTO Global Logistics deal  Air Cargo News

Menzies Aviation has acquired Canada-based GTO Global Logistics as the wholesale airfreight provider gains its first foothold in Canada. GTO provides.


'Express freight service' contract announced to transport medicines after Brexit  ITV News

An “express freight *service*” will help transport urgent medicines into the country when the UK leaves the EU, the Government has announced. The £25 million ...


Panalpina Oman set to open Muscat office in Q3 2019  STAT Times

August 19, 2019: Supply chain solutions company Panalpina is headed to the Middle East, establishing its presence in Oman. Its office in the capital Muscat ...


Komatsu signs new multi year deal with DHL for importing mining parts into Australia & New Zealand  International Mining

Komatsu, one of the world's leading global manufacturers and suppliers of technologically innovative construction and mining equipment, has signed a new ...


A no-deal Brexit isn’t worth the risk  Spectator.co.uk

A no-deal Brexit isn't worth the risk on Coffee House | The heightened rhetoric of the past few days, from talk of collaborators, saboteurs and government of…


Panalpina broadens Middle East operations with new Oman office  Air Cargo News

International freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina is set to open a new office in Muscat, Oman, in the third quarter of 2019. Around 900000.


Brexit: The plan to force companies to be no-deal ready  BBC News

The government is set to sign up companies to a key system to make them ready for a no-deal Brexit.


FedEx renames Manton Air-Sea Pty Ltd as FedEx Logistics (Australia) Pty Ltd.  Logistics Management

FedEx entered into an agreement to acquire the company in October 2018.


Dover freight worker says a no deal Brexit will be 'economic suicide' for the UK  Kent Live

A Dover businessman says the private sector industry is nowhere near prepared to manage the border in the case of a no deal Brexit - and it could lead to ...


Inside Shipping’s Record Cocaine Bust  The Wall Street Journal

The haul, with an estimated street value of $1.3 billion, was the largest drug seizure in the 230-year history of the U.S. Customs agency and one of the biggest ...


Indian startup FreightBro: leveling the playing field for freight forwarders  FreightWaves

FreightBro is a digital enabler that helps digitalize and automate several manual operations within the shipping industry, tailored to suit small- and mid-tier freight ...


CBP adjusts merchandise processing fees  FreightWaves

Customs and Border Protection has adjusted the amounts for its merchandise processing fees for fiscal year 2020 to reflect changes due to inflation.


Bahamas Customs Department launches education campaign for its new online portal  EyeWitness News

By Llonella Gilbert NASSAU, BAHAMAS -- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest launched The Bahamas Customs and ...


Fear not: authorities won’t seize your truck or ship if your employees are drug criminals  FreightWaves

Innocent third parties who get caught up in Australia with illegal drug logistics, such as employers and transport operators, do not appear to fear the threat of ...


Germany's largest ever cocaine shipment seized by customs  DW (English)

Nearly €1 billion worth of cocaine has been seized in the German port city of Hamburg. More than 4200 packages in 211 sports bags were discovered in a ...


Restrictions on archaeological imports from Algeria take effect  FreightWaves

Customs and Border Protection and the Treasury Department on August 15 issued a final rule to impose import restrictions on certain archaeological.


Analysis: what makes Expeditors the tastiest asset-light prey  theloadstar.com

When Peter Rose, the man who built up Expeditors (EXPD) from scratch, retired in 2014, the Seattle-based group he co-founded and led for over three decades ...


State Customs Service of Turkmenistan establishes new rules for transit traffic  Trend News Agency

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Aug. 18. By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend: The State Customs *Service* of Turkmenistan is gradually moving to electronic customs ...


Growth of E-commerce Affects Logistics Supply Chain Processes and Challenges Security  The Handy Shipping Guide

WORLDWIDE – Few companies in the history of logistics can claim to have had such a wide reaching influence on the industry as Amazon. The e-commerce ...


Collaboration needed to stem Mexico port delays  JOC.com

Terminal operators at Mexican ports say they need to work more closely with rails and truckers, and have better coordination with cargo owners to reduce ...


China to build western land-sea freight passage by 2025  ecns

(ECNS) -- China plans to build an efficient and environmentally friendly freight system in its western region by 2025 through expanding railway networks and sea ...


Brexit: £2.1bn extra for no-deal planning  BBC News

The government has announced an extra £2.1bn of funding to prepare for a no-deal Brexit - doubling the amount of money it has set aside this year. The plans ...


Getting Your Deal: 12 Tips for Shippers Negotiating Freight Contracts  Material Handling & Logistics

Learn how to reduce your company's legal risk while building a foundation for a long-term relationship.


Borderlands: CBP opens new fastlane at Laredo’s World Trade Bridge  FreightWaves

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: new FAST lane in Laredo,


Channel tunnel operator warns no-deal Brexit becoming ‘very likely’  Financial Times

Getlink, the Channel tunnel operator, has said that a no-deal Brexit is becoming “very likely” as uncertainty continues over whether the UK will reach any deal ...


Taking it for a spin… at 600 mph  FreightWaves

Even with the recent slide in global air cargo volumes, there are areas of the business that continue to take off… literally. New automobiles for testing and show, ...


“La Spezia ready to speed up on custom clearance” / INTERVIEW  The MediTelegraph

LA SPEZIA and Marina di Carrara, two ports that for the past two years have been under the joint management of the Port System Authority of the Eastern ...


CBP updates mitigation guidelines for export seizures  FreightWaves

Customs and Border Protection has updated its seizure mitigation guidelines involving licensed and non-licensed exports for its officers at the nation's ports of ...


Florida GA gateway set to be transformed into all cargo airport  Airport World Online

Private investors are set to transform Airglades International Airport in Florida from a general aviation airfield into a cargo airport. Owner, Hendry Country in ...


Can advanced technologies solve the Irish border problem?  Spectator.co.uk

As Boris Johnson's Brexit strategy begins to take from, the new prime minister has doubled down on promises that he will dump the notorious Irish backstop…


Customs Fraud Fighting Initiative Launched  The Bahama Journal

The Bahamas Customs Department and Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest introduced the new online portal Click2 Clear, which is designed to protect ...


A Logistics Expert's Guide to Saving On Shipping Expenses - Without Launching a Freight RFQ [Checklist]  ThomasNet News

Freight RFQs can be advantageous, but are expensive and take months to execute. Why go through the effort when there are other freight saving opportunities?


Carriers get reprieve on new India manifest rule  JOC.com

Indian authorities have agreed to a 45-day grace period for implementation of a new electronic customs program meant to tighten import and export manifest ...


Call for State to devise alternative ship routes to Europe  The Irish Times

Industry groups seek logistical options as fears of no-deal Brexit and port delays grow.


time:matters strengthens Europe-Asia network with new locations  Air Cargo News

Time critical logistics firm time:matters has opened three new stations in Japan, Singapore and Thailand, bringing the total number of its locations in Asia to ten.


More than 80 Turkish trucks lined up at Saudi customs  Daily Sabah

Escalating tension between Turkey and Saudi Arabia, more visible since the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in ...


Saudi Arabia inexcusably keeps Turkish trucks waiting at customs  Daily Sabah

Saudi authorities have been holding 85 Turkish trucks at the customs border for 10 days now without any justification. Escalating tension between Turkey...


Hyderabad customs officials say no to use of sniffer squad  Times of India

HYDERABAD: Customs officials seem to be shy when it comes to the handling of sniffer dogs. Neither the air cargo complex, where recently, tonnes of smuggled ...


Descartes ShipRush™ Ecommerce Shipping Solution Now Offers Full LTL Freight Support  Yahoo Finance

Descartes Systems Group (DSGX) (DSG.TO), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that the Descartes ...


'Very confident' on Nassau handling Customs reforms  Bahamas Tribune

The Ministry of Finance's top official is “very confident” that next month's roll-out of Customs' new system on New Providence will be “manageable” despite ...


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.


Doubts Rise Over Europe’s Readiness for a No-Deal Brexit  The Wall Street Journal

The European Union is dusting off contingency plans for a messy split after Boris Johnson said the U.K. will leave with or without a pact by Oct. 31.


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 ...


Ringaskiddy boosts customs capacity under Brexit plan  Irish Examiner

By Sean O'Riordan and Fiachra Ó Cionnaith. The Port of Cork is doubling the size of its customs building in Ringaskiddy due to the increasing likelihood of a ...


Nigeria customs needs complete appraisal - Freight forwarders  Daily Trust

The Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON) has called on the Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs ...


Freight Forwarders Market by Future Trend, Growth Rate, New...  Innovative Reports

Freight forwarders handle the logistics of cargo movements by arranging transportation and tracking, negotiating freight charges, preparing documents, ...


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.


Analyzing United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) & BEST (NYSE:BEST)  Mayfield Recorder

United Parcel *Service* (NYSE:UPS) and BEST (NYSE:BEST) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two ...


Uncleared KDF and ICT ministry goods to be auctioned  The Star, Kenya

•Some of the items were delivered last year but are yet to be cleared. •The goods are in more than 750 containers, which the Kenya Revenue Authority has ...


No 10 furious at leak of paper predicting shortages after no-deal Brexit  The Guardian

Government figures seek to play down predictions of food, medicine and fuel shortages in leaked document.


'FFFAI, Nepal freight forwarders should collaborate for mutual benefits' | Logistics  ITLN

August 13, 2019: The Federation of Freight Forwarders' Associations in India (FFFAI) has urged for greater collaboration with Nepal Freight Forwarders ...


Following the Basic Principles of Import Compliance  SupplyChainBrain

Importers bear the burden of complying with all U.S. laws and regulations when their goods enter the country. Failure to exercise reasonable care in this effort ...


Garbage scam : 5 year old document rendered Customs powerless?  News 1st

COLOMBO (News 1st) - State Counsel Charuka Ekanayake appearing for the Attorney General stated at the Court of Appeal today (July 29) that over 1000 - Get ...


With customs duty hike, cement importers in the south in a bind  BusinessLine

The imposition of 200 per cent customs duty on all imports from Pakistan has left cement importers high and dry. The move has resulted in nearly 200 containers ...


EPS for FedEx Corporation (FDX) Expected At $3.20  The MAK Daily

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q1 2019. Its up 0.28, from 0.87 in 2018Q4. It improved, as 88 investors sold FedEx Corporation shares while 329.


Customs unravels how 641 containers vanished  Philippine Star

The Customs bureau declared to have solved the disappearance of 641 cargo containers from the Manila pier last year. Loopholes have been plugged.


What to study to become a Customs officer  Jamaica Observer

Dear Career Advisor: My daughter wants to become a customs officer or an...


UK re-opens controversial Brexit ferry tender  Lloyd's List

Having tried to make provision for Brexit back-up ferry capacity before the original departure date of March 29, the UK government is back in the market for such ...


New Government initiative to help customs capacity post-Brexit  Fleet Transport

In the build-up to Brexit at the end of October, the Irish Government, in association with key industry partners, has launched a new support measure to help ...


US - Canada: Going the Distance  Inbound Logistics

With a new treaty in hand, the long-established trade relationship between the United States and Canada continues to thrive for the benefit of both countries.


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.


VW takes electric Silk Road train to put ID.R at Heaven's Gate  Automotive Logistics

German OEM Volkswagen (VW) has opted to use the new Silk Road rail route to China to transport its prototype electric ID.R car – and all the ancillary ...


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 ...


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 ...


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