• C-TPAT Freight Forwarder and Customs Broker

    Every company should integrate C-TPAT as part of their corporate culture in working exclusively with a C-TPAT freight forwarder and customs broker, proactively preventing ┬ásecurity issues within the supply chain. C-TPAT, which stands for “Customs-Trade Against Terrorism”, was launched in … READ MORE »

  • Maritime Piracy: Most Dangerous Places in the World to Ship

    Maritime piracy affects major shipping lanes including the Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin, and the Indian Ocean, which affects the safety of the ocean vessels crossing these waters and the crews aboard the ships. According to Interpol, millions of dollars … READ MORE »

  • U.S. Exports Achieve New Records in June

    Total U.S. exports reached a new record high at $191.2 billion, including goods and services. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. exports increased $4 billion to $134.3 billion and imports decreased $5.7 billion to $187.4 billion from … READ MORE »

  • GSP Program Expired July 31

    The GSP expiration affects U.S. companies that import from the 127 eligible countries that receive preferential duty treatment (duty free status). GSP is intended to foster trade with developing countries and the duty free status is based on the country … READ MORE »