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IMO2020: Preparing for the Low Sulfur Fuel Mandate

Shippers and the transportation industry are bracing themselves as the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Low Sulfur Fuel Mandate goes into effect January 1, 2020. FUEL PRODUCTION Global oil refineries have also been scrambling to try and meet the demand for a transportation industry in flux and with vague demand. Ocean [...]

2019-11-27T18:58:35+00:00November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

U.S. Releases Fall 2019 Unified Agenda of Upcoming Rules and Regulations

As the holiday season approaches, the United States Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs released the current Administration’s Fall 2019 Unified Agenda. The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs is responsible for overseeing the Federal Government's regulatory, paperwork, and information resource management activities. The Unified Agenda provides uniform reporting of [...]

2019-11-26T19:23:32+00:00November 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PRESS RELEASE: GREEN WORLDWIDE SHIPPING® WELCOMES NICHOLAS BROWN TO LEADERSHIP TEAM

Green Worldwide Shipping®, a top provider of international supply chain logistics, is proud to expand the Company’s leadership team with the addition of Nicholas Brown to the role of Executive Vice President of Operations. Brown joins Green as a seasoned industry executive, serving in top [...]

2019-11-07T21:28:23+00:00November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Wooden Cabinets and Vanities from China Face Steep Dumping Penalties and Cash Deposits

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce made a final determination, in favor of the domestic furniture industry, finding China responsible for providing a subsidy of up to 229% to manufacturers of wooden cabinets and vanities. The petition, originally filed back in March by the American Kitchen [...]

2019-08-08T15:02:34+00:00August 8th, 2019|Customs, Import, Industry Spotlight, Uncategorized|

2019 Peak Shipping Season [Infographic]

As the 2019 holiday shipping season approaches, U.S. importers have begun reviewing the market conditions that will heavily impact supply chain costs for the second half of the year. The following infographic is a snapshot of peak freight trends that international shippers should pay attention to in the next six [...]

China Mattresses Receive Corrected Antidumping Determination

As originally reported back in June, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) made a preliminary determination that mattresses from China were being sold in the United States at less-than-fair value that was materially injuring, and/or threatening material injury to the domestic industry. INITIAL DETERMINATION CBP decided to retroactively suspend liquidation [...]

2019-07-11T16:05:06+00:00July 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

US Threatens Mexico with 5% Import Tariff on All Goods

Citing frustrations over illegal immigration, the U.S. President announced in a White House statement on Thursday, May 30, that the United States will implement a 5% tariff on all goods imported from Mexico beginning June 10. The message also places evaluation of the effectiveness of Mexico’s action to alleviate the [...]

LCL Consolidation: Making the Best Freight Fit [Infographic]

International supply chain experts are typically taught that when it comes to ocean freight, full container loads (FCL) are the most cost-effective way to get cargo from one country to the next.  But as shippers face increasing trade friction tariffs, equipment allocation, and consumer pressures, moving full container freight has [...]

2019-05-08T16:08:55+00:00May 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

‘Bomb Cyclone’ brings Hurricane Strength Winds to the Midwest

An intense winter storm system will rapidly bring hurricane-force wind gusts, blizzard conditions and a flood threat across the United States today. Known as a ‘bomb cyclone’, the storm is expected to be one of Colorado’s most dangerous storms ever. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning along the [...]

2019-03-13T13:52:55+00:00March 13th, 2019|Green News, Shipping News, Uncategorized|
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