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UWL Customer Alert: Trans-Pacific GRI/GRA/GRR Announcement Effective Date: 10/01/2018 (Cargo receipt date at origin) Please be advised that a carrier-imposed “General Rate Increase” has been announced on all dry and reefer cargo:   FROM: ASIA & INDIA SUB-CONTINENT TO: ALL U.S.A. & CANADA Ports of Discharge and inland points via said ports • USD 20/CBM for […]

UWL Customer Alert: Caribbean Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) Announcement Effective Date: 09/24/2018 (Cargo receipt date at origin) Please be advised that a carrier-imposed “Peak Season Surcharge” has been announced on all dry and reefer cargo. This change will go into effect September 24th, 2018 through January 6th, 2019 for all cargo moving under the outlined scope: […]

CHINA: Severe Weather Impacts South China Seas
August 23, 2018

Severe weather and multiple typhoons have impacted port and shipping operations in Asia, primarily in the South China Seas Shanghai terminal, Ningbo terminal, Hong Kong Modern terminal, Yantian International terminal, Shekou international terminal, Chiwan terminal, and others may close or experience delays. Some ports have reported suspending the release of empty containers during the severe weather. Vessels […]

Space Crunch for Export Cargo Bookings out of Brazil Continues Updated August 21st, 2018 Space is expected to remain tight until October for shippers exporting cargo out of Brazil Shippers exporting cargo out of Brazil can expect a capacity crunch in coming months.  Without space, Brasilian export cargo booking cancellations have continued through August.  Ocean carriers estimate capacity won’t […]

POSTPONED: New Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment (SCMT) Regulations for Trade with India The India Import Manifest Filing Regulation Change that was formally announced on August 2, 2018 with an effective date of August 1, 2018 has been postponed until November 1, 2018.  New regulations for sea cargo manifest transmissions and transhipments were announced by India’s Central Board […]

Let UWL Be Your Bulk Chemical Transportation Solution When it comes to chemical transportation, you need a reliable company you can trust that can offer safety, experience, and professionalism. Keep on reading to find out what makes UWL a top chemical transporting company and why you should choose us to help transport your chemicals. 1. […]

UWL Customer Alert: Trans-Pacific GRI/GRA/GRR Announcement 09/15/2018 GRI ANNOUNCEMENT: Effective Date: 09/15/2018 (Cargo receipt date at origin) Please be advised that a carrier-imposed “General Rate Increase” has been announced on all dry and reefer cargo:   FROM: ASIA & INDIA SUB-CONTINENT TO: ALL U.S.A. & CANADA Ports of Discharge and inland points via said ports • […]

CBP to Increase User Fees for FY19
August 8, 2018

CBP to Increase User Fees for FY19 New fee structure to take effect on October 1st The United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) will increase Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) fees by 4.886 per­cent to adjust for inflation in the fiscal year 2019, the agency said. The fees that will be affected include the […]

Cosco Recovers From Cyber Attack, Service is Restored On July 24th, COSCO experienced a cyber attack causing network failures in areas including: the United States, Canada, Panama, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Chile and Uruguay. The attack shut down their phone lines, internet, and other systems. On July 30th, Cosco reported that their American network was restored and fully […]

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