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Tropical Storm Imelda Brings Catastrophic Flooding to Houston

The remnants of tropical storm Imelda is continuing to wreak havoc on southeast Texas today, as some areas experience up to 35 inches of rain causing devastating flooding. The severe weather has prompted a full ground stop at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport around 9:30 a.m. local time Thursday. The [...]

2019-09-19T15:54:17+00:00September 19th, 2019|Shipping News|

PRESS RELEASE: Green Worldwide Shipping® Announces New Office in Charlotte, NC

Green Worldwide Shipping®, a leading provider of innovative international supply chain solutions, is proud to announce the opening of its newest office located in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Servicing all in- and outbound logistics solutions for the region’s international freight shippers.  Taking the lead at the new Edge Lake Drive office [...]

2019-09-12T13:49:35+00:00September 9th, 2019|Green News|

Southeast Ports close in Preparation of Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian battered through the Bahamas this weekend causing widespread power outages and flooding. As a result, evacuation orders have been issued for parts of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia as Dorian is expected to bring dangerous conditions to the coast later this week. Despite a decrease [...]

2019-09-03T20:06:08+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Shipping News|

USTR Announces First List of Product Exclusions from Third Tranche of Section 301 Tariffs

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has announced the first round of exclusions from the third tranche of Section 301 tariffs. The exclusions will take effect retroactively from September 24, 2018 – the date the third tranche went into effect – and will remain in effect for one [...]

2019-08-06T15:17:19+00:00August 6th, 2019|Customs, Import, Shipping News|

Tropical Storm Barry to Bring 18 Inches of Rain to the U.S. Gulf, Prompts Evacuation

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued hurricane watches for parts of coastal Louisiana on Wednesday, as conditions in the U.S. Gulf worsened. The NHC predicts Tropical Storm Barry will strengthen to a hurricane by Saturday, when it’s expected to make landfall. Officials in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, have issued mandatory evacuation orders for [...]

2019-07-11T14:38:56+00:00July 11th, 2019|Shipping News|

Terminal Delays Expected during 4th of July Holiday

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have announced schedules for the Independence Day holiday period of Thursday, July 4, 2019, through Sunday, July 7, 2019. Shippers should make note that all terminals will be closed both July 4 and July 5 in observance of Independence Day. Other container [...]

2019-06-28T15:21:18+00:00June 27th, 2019|Freight Market, Shipping News|

Is Tariff Engineering Beneficial for Importers?

Shippers, business owners, and dependent industries are all watching closely as the United States continues to initiate tense international demands from long-time trading partners like China and Mexico. But as some shippers look for sourcing alternatives to trade disputes, other industries and companies are staying two steps ahead of administrative [...]

2019-06-18T16:24:51+00:00June 18th, 2019|Customs, Import, Industry Spotlight|

China Retaliates against The United States, Raises Tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. Goods, Effective June 1st

China’s finance ministry announced on Monday evening that it would proceed in raising tariffs on roughly $60 billion worth in American goods beginning June 1, 2019. Beijing will increase tariffs on more than 5,000 products to 20 percent or 25 percent from the previous 10 percent imposed last fall. As [...]

2019-05-13T20:17:36+00:00May 13th, 2019|Customs, Export, Freight Market, Import, News|

Is the Truck Driver Shortage Real? Study Questions Industry

If domestic carriers are the bloodlines of American commerce, why has this industry found it so difficult to attract and retain drivers to service U.S. supply chains?  And, were the higher trucking rates in 2018 reflective of this driver shortage? The American Trucking Association (ATA) has pointed to an ongoing [...]

2019-04-18T18:53:29+00:00April 18th, 2019|Domestic, Freight Market, Shipping News|

May Accepts October 31 BREXIT Extension

The European Union (EU) has agreed to delay the United Kingdom’s departure from the EU until October 31, 2019. The decision avoids a political crisis days after Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, failed to come to an agreement with Parliament on a BREXIT strategy. May has voiced her desire for [...]

2019-04-11T14:13:23+00:00April 11th, 2019|Export, Freight Market, Import, Shipping News|
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