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Supply Chain Update: Dwindling Warehouse Space

Supply Chain Update: Dwindling Warehouse Space November 4, 2021

While the log jams at west cost ports has gotten much media attention, a glut of containers is stacking up at the Port of New York and New Jersey, indicative of one of the newest struggles in our supply chain. Rebounding consumer demand has led to record imports through US ports on both coasts and...

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White House Announces Measures at Ports to Improve Supply Chain Delays

White House Announces Measures at Ports to Improve Supply Chain Delays October 20, 2021

President Biden announced that the Port of Los Angeles will operate around the clock and major companies including Walmart, UPS and FedEx would expand their working hours to relieve growing backlogs in the global supply chains that deliver goods to the United States. The moves would almost double the number of hours that the Port...

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2021 Captain of Industry

2021 Captain of Industry September 27, 2021

The NY/NJ Foreign Freight Forwarders & Brokers Association, Inc., recently awarded its 2021 Captain of Industry Award to WB Skinner President Bill Skinner. According to the Association, this annual award is bestowed on an individual “who has steadily and generously given their knowledge, time and commitment to the Association.” “As a long-time member and supporter...

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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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