COVID-19 Latest Updates
July 9, 2020

Ocean Freight Rate Increases, Section 301 Exclusions Extended, and a Boom in Trucking Volumes

Air   Air cargo markets have started to stabilize and take strides toward normal capacity in recent…
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July 2, 2020

USMCA is Here, Blank Sailings are Stacking Up, and COVID-19 Leaves Sailors Stranded at Sea

Customs  NAFTA has officially been replaced by the USMCA as the North American trade deal. Despite…
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June 25, 2020

Tariffs Back in Turmoil, Reinstating Ocean Capacity, and Preparing for a Flood of Returns

Customs Tariffs are back in turmoil this week, as the Trump administration weighs a series…
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June 18, 2020

Trans-Pacific Spot Rates Skyrocket, India Goes Back Under Lockdown, and USMCA is Coming Soon

Ocean  As U.S. stores begin to reopen, Trans-Pacific spot rates are skyrocketing. Last week, spot pricing…
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June 11, 2020

Airfreight Backups, More Blanked Sailings, and the FMCSA Dials Back HOS Exemptions

Customs A new list of exclusions for Section 301 List 4 tariffs has been granted, applied retroactively back…
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June 4, 2020

Tensions with China Escalate, More Blanked Sailings, and a Promising Outlook for Trucking

Air  Demand for urgent medical supplies and personal protection equipment has started to taper off,…
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May 28, 2020

An FAA Ruling on Air Cargo, Continued Trade Tension with China, and Optimism at East Coast Ports

U.S. Customs  This week, U.S. Customs granted more exclusions for Section 301 tariffs. See if your imports are…
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May 21, 2020

Air Rates Remain High Despite Increased Capacity, a New FMCSA Ruling, and a Rebound for Oil Prices

U.S. Customs As a reminder, the deadlines for importers to give comments on Section 301 tariff exclusions are approaching…
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May 14, 2020

USMCA Adoption Help, Another Airline Bankruptcy, and Warehouse Capacity Continues to Tighten

Customs  U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) announced that it is opening a USMCA Center to help private sector stakeholders implement the trade…
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May 12, 2020

A Warning for Maritime Operations, Reefer Capacity Tightens, and Ocean Freight May Be Moving Faster Than Air

Customs  The deadlines for importers to give comments on Section 301 tariff exclusions are approaching quickly. Public comments are…
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