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In order to keep current with technology advancements and global issues, the World Customs Organization (WCO) has issued 351 sets of amendments to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule. As a result, many 10-digit HTSUS product codes have been updated or changed. In the United States, these changes will take effect on January 27th, 2022.
Jan 25, 2022
Market Conditions – We would love to start the new year providing some short-term optimism, however it’s unfortunately not possible as market challenges continue to mount as Chinese New Year nears. The abundance of PSW sub-trade blank sailings coupled with some ocean carriers limiting local Southern California cargo is creating…
Jan 06, 2022
The Chinese New Year freight rush is well underway. With approximately 25% of Transpacific weekly capacity removed from circulation due to port congestion, importers can’t turn the page fast enough on the 2021 shipping season. We have seen rail congestion ease significantly over the last few weeks with dwell times…
Dec 16, 2021