Monday, 12 January 2015 by | Published in News

To Our Valued Clients: Please visit TODAY and sign up for our free newsletter to keep abreast of the latest industry trends. PROTECT YOUR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION: Did you know, Customs and Border Protection can publish your international trade data; such as manifest data at every port of entry into the United States, the name

News release from Congressman Alan Lowenthal: Congressman Alan Lowenthal says reducing LA/LB port night shifts will increase port congestion; urges PMA and ILWU to redouble efforts on contract talks “Coming to an agreement on a new contract must involve key decision makers from both sides. The ILWU leadership is sitting at the table but the

Letter from PMA Blaming ILWU for Port Congestion

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 by | Published in News

PMA Calls on ILWU Leaders to Stop Withholding Skilled Workers; Unions Action is Causing Terminal Congestion to Reach Breaking Point LA (January 2, 2015) The ILWU clearly subscribes to the “best defense is a good offence” theory. The Union, and Local 13 in particular, has led a sustained campaign over the last two months to


Tuesday, 06 January 2015 by | Published in News

From: Food & Drug Administration (If you have already renewed, thank you and disregard this notice.) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law on January 4, 2011, enables FDA to better protect public health by strengthening the food safety system. Among many other changes, FSMA amended Section 415

Carriers Announce December 15th GRI

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 by | Published in News

Most transpacific ocean carriers have announced a general rate increase (GRI) effective December 15, 2014. The GRI applies to cargo originating in Asia and the Indian subcontinent to all destinations in the US, Canada, and Mexico. The proposed GRIs vary widely by carrier.   West Coast/IPI Destinations $320 – $800 20′ $400 – $1,000 40′