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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: Jan 21, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden each met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in order to discuss the economic relationship between the two nations, as well as how to speed up trans-Pacific trade negotiations.  The North American... Read more >

Posted: Jan 20, 2015

The Blue Water Bridge international crossing will be partially closed for roadwork beginning in April of 2015. The work is expected to be finished by July. During the work period, several lanes will be reduced or closed. This includes the... Read more >

Posted: Jan 20, 2015

Despite a fall in truck fuel surcharges, shippers' preferences for intermodal service isn't likely to change.  Oil prices have tumbled recently, which has led to significant fuel savings for truckers, the Journal of Commerce explained. Despite this, intermodal trains are expected... Read more >

Posted: Jan 20, 2015
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Brad Lehigh, Trade compliance analyst The 50 percent rule: How it was In August of 2008, when OFAC originally published its guidance on the 50 percent rule, ownership of an entity by a group of individuals on the Specially Designated... Read more >

Posted: Jan 19, 2015

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is inviting you to take the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Trade User Satisfaction Survey for Available Capabilities through Calendar Year 2014. CBP wants your feedback on benefits and issues you are experiencing with ACE.... Read more >

Posted: Jan 19, 2015

Union and non-union drayage drivers serving Port Metro Vancouver will likely strike at Canada’s largest container port as soon as Feb. 1 if the provincial government doesn’t meet their demands. There was no resolution to drayage drivers’ complaints that an... Read more >

Posted: Jan 19, 2015

U.S. West Coast marine terminals will suspend vessel operations on all shifts Monday so they can concentrate their resources on clearing containers from the dangerously congested facilities, the Pacific Maritime Association reported Sunday. PMA spokesman Steve Getzug said marine terminals... Read more >

Posted: Jan 19, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has amended the Maple Products Regulations in order to facilitate the trade of maple syrup with the United States and reduce consumer confusion by responding to consumer needs with regard to grade names and... Read more >

Posted: Jan 16, 2015
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George Reed Jr., Director, Trade Compliance We are now several years into the era of “Export Control Reform” under the Obama administration here in the U.S., and a great deal of work has been accomplished towards the stated objective of overhauling... Read more >

Posted: Jan 16, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has issued Customs Notice 14-028, announcing the release of the Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) – 2015 Version. Details of the changes for CAED 2015 can be found on Statistics Canada’s website. The updated... Read more >