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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 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 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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August 3, 2017


U.S. Senators Call for Tougher CBP Regulations

U.S. Senators Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, recently called on U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to help crack down on foreign companies who don’t pay duties on their imports to the United States.

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August 3, 2017


DEA Enforces ACE Submission of Required Data

Effective August 1, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is using the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) system to determine whether U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)-required documents have been filed for imports of controlled substances and listed chemicals into the…

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