We realize that persistent port and rail ramp congestion, container chassis shortages, and excessive detention and demurrage fees from carriers, as well as upheaval among air cargo service providers, are causing significant harm to your import and export supply chains. U.S. customs brokers, freight forwarders, and non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) of all sizes are facing...Full Post
WB Skinner, Inc. proudly participates in the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program, since its inception in 2016 and has been validated by CTPAT for 2020. This means that after careful review of our supply chain, our Supply Chain Security Specialist (“SCSS”) has determined that we meet CTPAT’s minimum-security requirements. Part of this review...Full Post
Industry leaders are warning that pressures on the North American container shipping system are rising, risking even greater congestion in the beginning of 2021. In November, East Coast ports were challenged with handling a 30 percent year-over-year increase in imports from Asia, but have so far been able to avoid the gridlock that is gripping...Full Post
The World Trade Organization (WTO) Tuesday struck at the core of President Trump’s trade war on China, ruling that the tariffs he imposed in 2018 on $234 billion worth of Chinese goods ran afoul of U.S. commitments under global trading rules. The U.S. tariffs against China were authorized under Section 301 of the Trade Act...Full Post
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