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Posted: May 24, 2019
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This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazineon May 23, 2019. By Danny Cipollone, Vice President, Strategic Alliances and Ecommerce The ubiquity of Amazon.com and its various international marketplaces is undeniable. The online retail giant now represents half of... Read more >

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Posted: Feb 12, 2015

When U.S. West Coast port congestion clears, there are increasing signs that shippers’ frustrations with shipment delays of weeks will spur them to permanently re-route freight through the East Coast, much like they did in 2002 following a 10-day marine... Read more >

Posted: Feb 12, 2015

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) has announced it will suspend vessel operations at West Coast port terminals for four days over President’s Day Weekend. Ships will not load or unload cargo on Thursday, February 12; Saturday, February 14; Sunday, February... Read more >

Posted: Feb 12, 2015
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Brad Lehigh, Trade compliance analyst In 2008, Canada issued sanctions against Zimbabwe using the Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA) in response to an election crisis in which the ruling party, the Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), was... Read more >

Posted: Feb 12, 2015

Though it doesn't have a formal free-trade relationship, the United States and China are major trading partners on the world stage. Much of what consumers use for clothing or products are manufactured in the world's most-populated country and many of... Read more >

Posted: Feb 11, 2015

On February 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) published a Federal Register Notice announcing that twenty (20) more tariff lines are set to become subject to enforcement of Lacey Act import... Read more >

Posted: Feb 11, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will be hosting face to face sessions across Canada in the coming weeks to seek public input on Phase 2 of the Food Labelling Modernization Initiative in accordance with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency... Read more >

Posted: Feb 11, 2015

Canadian railways could soon be in for a major service disruption, as the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference has issued a strike order effective Friday, February 13 at midnight. The Teamsters delivered the strike notice to the Canadian Pacific Railway on... Read more >

Posted: Feb 11, 2015

One of the United States' largest and most profitable exports is citrus. But there's a disease that's threatening to wipe out the cash crop for thousands of farmers. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is working to prevent that... Read more >

Posted: Feb 10, 2015

Clearing the cargo backlog at U.S. west coast ports would take two months, once a new contract with longshore workers had been reached, the Port of Oakland says in a status update as relations between employers and labour worsen. The... Read more >

Posted: Feb 9, 2015

Dozens of harbor truckers in Southern California notified the Uniform Intermodal Interchange Agreement, as well as a number of shipping lines, that because of the severe port congestion and labor disputes on the West Coast, they will not be held... Read more >