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Join Us For The 2021 NYNJ Brokers Association Open Air Dinner Cruise

Join Us For The 2021 NYNJ Brokers Association Open Air Dinner Cruise August 30, 2021

I hope you will join me, our entire WB Skinner staff, and many distinguished industry guests at the NYNJFFFBA Annual Dinner Cruise, September 23rd. We will board the Aqua Azul for a fun-filled excursion around New York Harbor featuring an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert! As a long-time member and supporter of the...

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NYNJFFF&BA Proudly Contributes to The Seamen’s Church Institute

NYNJFFF&BA Proudly Contributes to The Seamen’s Church Institute June 25, 2021

In lieu of their annual dinner gala in 2020, the New York/New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders & Brokers Association (NYNJFFF&BA) printed and sold a keepsake member directory, donating a portion of the proceeds to The Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI). In May 2021, NYNJFFF&BA Executive Director, Michele Farrell, and Bill Skinner, President, presented SCI with a...

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Webinar: Importing From India Using Port of NY and NJ

Webinar: Importing From India Using Port of NY and NJ June 16, 2021

Please join Entry India and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for a webinar with WB Skinner’s President Bill Skinner and other representatives from the freight forwarding community on Wednesday, June 30 at 6:30 AM EDT. The webinar will provide information about Port of New York and New Jersey facilities, services and...

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NY–NJ Port Terminals Upping Capacity Amid Import Wave: JOC

NY–NJ Port Terminals Upping Capacity Amid Import Wave: JOC May 7, 2021

In case you missed The Journal of Commerce Online, JOC.com article on NY-NJ port terminals upping capacity amid import wave, we wanted to share it here. WB Skinner’s President Bill Skinner was quoted heavily in it regarding the delays caused by the import surge and optimism for normalcy. “Marine terminals in the Port of New York...

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2021 Presidents Letter to NYNJFFFBA

2021 Presidents Letter to NYNJFFFBA February 23, 2021

2020 was a year like no other for our industry, our nation and our world. The COVID pandemic has impacted every participant in our industry’s supply chain, changing how and where we work, and forcing us to continually adapt, change and innovate. At the same time, we’re trying to protect our staff, our families, and...

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NYNJFFFBA Tribute to Essential Workers

NYNJFFFBA Tribute to Essential Workers February 23, 2021

The annual in-person dinner event is being transformed into a Tribute to all Essential Workers through your support of the 2021 Persons of the Year Directory. We want to take a moment to thank our amazing frontline workers: Thank you for all the effort and strength you’ve given us over the course of this pandemic. From the...

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Healing the Supply Chain — We are in this Together

Healing the Supply Chain — We are in this Together January 5, 2021

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...

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CTPAT Update for 2021

CTPAT Update for 2021 January 4, 2021

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...

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