Tuesday, 12 January 2016 by | Published in News

POTENTIAL CHANGES TO GSP Please click the links below for further information: Petitions Accepted in the 2015/2016 GSP Annual Product Review- Includes Certain Handbags and Travel Goods Complete Federal Register If you have any questions, please contact: Charlie Spoto c.spoto@albawheelsup.com


Wednesday, 23 December 2015 by | Published in News

Transpacific Trade Update General Rate Increase (GRI) Please be advice that All Carrier will have a General Rate Increase *Effective from January 1st 2016 (Gate in date) For service ex Far East and Indian Sub-Continent Countries to USA, Canada and Mexico $960/20’ container $1200/40’ container $1350/40’ high cube container and reefer container $1519/45’ container Should

The Safety of Life at Sea (“SOLAS”) Container Weight Verification Requirements relating to weight verification requirements will go into effect July 1, 2016. These weight verification requirements were promulgated by the International Maritime Organization which adopted amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea. These will be mandatory globally on all

Requests for GSP Duty Refunds are Due by Dec. 28, 2015

Friday, 04 December 2015 by | Published in News

Importers have until Dec. 28 to request refunds of duties paid on Generalized System of Preferences-eligible goods that were entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption during the GSP lapse period of Aug. 1, 2013, through July 28, 2015. This deadline specifically applies to entry summaries on which the special program indicator “A” was not

A Catastrophic Cargo Loss and What You Need to Know

Friday, 16 October 2015 by | Published in News

Why it is so important to have cargo insurance for all your shipments. No one can anticipate catastrophic loss, especially during hurricane season. On Oct. 1, Hurricane Joaquin hit its maximum strength of a Category 4 storm. Areas of the Bahamas withstood 130-140 mph winds. Tragically, in the eye of the storm the TOTE cargo