Economic trends, Importing, Supply Chain

Incoming Container Fee Disputes

The FMC is expecting a surge in container disputes due to the rerouting of shipments to other ports. Shippers that rely on the Port of Baltimore will soon have to pay extra to have their imports enter through different ports.

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Importing, Shipping Logistics, Transportation

Importing Cars from Japan

Understanding the regulations for bringing Japanese cars into the U.S. is essential. For example, almost all 1997 or newer Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) cars are illegal to import into the U.S.

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Importing, Shipping Logistics, Transportation

Shipping Boats Internationally

Shipments like yachts are valuable investments, and a misinformed decision can lead to significant losses.

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Importing, Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain

What Are Free Trade Zones?

FTZs are specialized locations where shippers can import, re-export, manufacture, and store shipments with limited involvement of customs agencies.

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Importing, Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain

Importing During Chinese New Year

During the holiday, ports, shipping companies, and factories limit operations or shut down, which can cause supply chain disruptions.

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Customs Broker, Customs Clearance, Importing, Shipping Logistics

Not Using a Licensed CHB

In international shipping, not using a licensed CHB can adversely impact the shipper and customs brokerage.

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Importing, Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain

Are China Imports Declining?

Recently, many U.S. companies have been discussing other sourcing alternatives instead of China, making some ask, “Are China Imports Declining?”

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Customs Clearance, Importing, Shipping Logistics

Importing Pets Into the U.S.

While getting pets into the U.S. may be easier compared to other countries, there are essential regulations shippers should follow. Failure to comply and prepare correctly can lead to customs holding your pets and monetary loss.

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Economic trends, Importing, Shipping Logistics, Supply Chain

Seaports of the Future

Innovations in technology have led to the growth of ports and the shipping industry, which continues to grow. This article will explain the latest trends and predictions for the seaports of the future.

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Importing, Shipping Logistics, Transportation

How to Import Construction Materials

While importing may seem attractive, there are many precautions that the shipper must take beforehand. This article will be a brief introduction to bringing construction cargo to the U.S.

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