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5 International Shipping Challenges… Solved!

With 95% of the world’s customers residing outside of the U.S. and with domestic companies importing $2.19 trillion in goods every year—the lure of the international marketplace is strong for companies looking for new business opportunities. Because the global supply chain presents its own set of challenges, it must be managed in a way that […]

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Schenker of Canada Limited Launches State-of-the-Art Customs Operating System

Improved Technology Facilitates Better Trade Efficiencies and Compliance  The Customs Brokerage industry has evolved significantly over the past half-century. What started out as simple duty collection at the border has grown to managing trade compliance for Canadian and Non Resident Importers to the tune of $1.07 trillion CAD last year alone. With Canada’s total annual […]

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Changes to CBP Reconciliation Program scheduled for January 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be implementing several changes to the reconciliation entry program as part of the conversion to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). These changes will be deployed in January 2017 on a date yet to be determined by CBP. CBP will no longer enter a blanket flag in a participating […]

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Have You Shored Up Your Logistics Plans for the Chinese New Year?

Four good strategies that all importers should be using to prepare for the Year of the Rooster The Chinese New Year (CNY) or “Spring Festival” is a very important holiday for the people of China, who celebrate this occasion by taking extended time off from work, enjoying the annual festivities, and spending time with family […]

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What’s Driving the Air Freight Industry Today?

Last year in this space, I referenced research results published by SandlerResearch.org that predicted the worldwide air cargo logistics market will experience a 5.97% compounded annual growth rate from 2014 to 2019. Since we are nearing the middle of this period, let’s look at how things have changed and where industry growth stands in shipment […]

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FDA Food Facility Registration Due Before December 31, 2016

The Bioterrorism Act and Food Safety Modernization Act requires all domestic and foreign facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold food for human or animal consumption in the U.S. to register with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The requirement includes food, food ingredients, and dietary supplements. Registrations must be renewed every other year […]

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Expo! Expo! 2016

Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition is the “show for shows.” Exhibition and events industry professionals attend this premier show to learn about the latest industry trends and technology, as well as network with like-minded professionals. This spectacular face-to-face meeting provides attendees with a diverse marketplace to view and assess the tools needed to […]

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5 Ways DB Schenker’s Newly Modernized NYC Luxury Goods Facility is a Game-Changer

After reaching $280 billion in revenue in 2015, the global personal luxury goods market is on track to hit $310-$327 billion in revenues for 2016 and grow by 2-3 percent annually, according to research firm Bain & Company. The firm’s most recent Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study found that the personal luxury goods market—which includes […]

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What You Need to Know About the Changes to the DCS (Destination Control Statement)

On November 15th, the regulations mandating destination control statements (DCS) changed and now include several modifications to existing rules that shippers must follow when exporting goods from the U.S.  A legal statement required by the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the DCS states that the goods being exported […]

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Hapag-Lloyd and DB Schenker Continue CO2 Cuts

Hapag-Lloyd and DB Schenker are celebrating 10 years of a partnership to protect the world’s oceans. The joint project that started as a green supply chain from Sweden to China, has now evolved into an environmental partnership that has seen Hapag-Lloyd reduce its CO2 footprint by 45 percent and DB Schenker cut its CO2 production by […]

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