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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 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. Our […]

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 […]

WDS, a UWL Sister Company, Launches New Flexitank Services in the Cleveland Warehouse Market CLEVELAND, OH – World Distribution Services (WDS) is now offering full-service flexitank fitting and bulk liquid drayage in Cleveland to support growing client and market demand. Following the success of their recent expansion into USDA Container Cleaning Services, WDS has added […]

2018 Transpacific Peak Season & Capacity Constraints We are seeing an acceleration of capacity constraints as it relates to the start of the Transpacific Eastbound (TPEB) peak season that will have an immediate impact on your business. Please note the following highlights: 1. Ocean Carriers The Alliance and OCEAN Alliance will each remove one Far East […]

Check out the below insights into the Trucking Industry Trends from DAT Solutions: June Van Rate Highest Ever The national average van rate for June was up 17¢ compared to May, hitting $2.32 per mile, the highest monthly average ever recorded in Trendlines. The June average was 52¢ higher than in June 2017. June Flatbed […]

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