On July 1, 2016, new guidelines go into effect to ensure that weights are accurately declared on all vessel shipments. The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) has long required declaration of weights, but the new policy requires shippers to verify that the weights are accurate.
The FDA released a Final Rule setting new sanitation-related standards for food haulers and others in the supply chain, including shippers, who deal in the transportation of food products. The earliest compliance date for larger shippers is one year after publication in the Federal Register.
This newly created position reflects the marked expansion of the our Logistics Division and increasing customer demand for global freight forwarding and related services.