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August 18, 2017


Are Perishable Logistics Standards on the Horizon?

The Loadstar reports that the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) concept has gained traction in the industry. As a result, IATA is looking at the viability of developing similar certification programs for other commodities.…

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August 18, 2017


Southern California Ports Seek to Accommodate Auto Imports

According to the Journal of Commerce, “Southern California ports are expanding where they can and squeezing existing capacity to handle vehicle shipments that have risen steadily since the Great Recession. The ports of San Diego, Port Hueneme, Los Angeles, and…

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August 11, 2017


Peru’s Updated Import Requirements for Agricultural Products

Peru has rescinded a December 2016 regulation that established new phytosanitary risk categories for plant imports and replaced it with a list of regulated agricultural products together with their applicable risk category, type of processing, and tariff classification. (source: Sandler &…

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August 11, 2017


Peru Introduces Streamlined Cargo Procedures

Peru’s National Customs and Tax Administration Superintendence (SUNAT) recently inaugurated an electronic air cargo control center that will screen air cargo imported into and exported from Jorge Chavez International Airport. The new center will use a state-of-the-art pallet scanner to…

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August 9, 2017


Updates to ACE Exports Reports

The U.S. Census Bureau has added some new features to the Filer (AES-201) and the Agent-Filed Routed (AES-203) Export Reports. These changes were prompted by feedback from ACE users, to include comments provided on the ACE Export Reports webinar held…

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August 8, 2017


Frankfurt Grows in Cargo Volume

Frankfurt’s airport operator, Fraport, has published its half yearly report in which it stated that cargo throughput (airfreight and airmail) climbed by 5.3% year-on-year, to nearly 1.1 million tonnes In the first six months of the 2017 business year.

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August 7, 2017


USTR Seeking Public Input on Trade Barriers

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking input on significant barriers to U.S. exports of goods and services and U.S. foreign direct investment. Comments may be submitted up until October 25.

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