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    GSP Finally Renewed!

    Good news for importers from GSP eligible countries, President Obama signed into law the reinstatement of GSP earlier this week. The formal renewal date of GSP will be July 29, 2015. It will be retroactive to July 31, 2013. Those … Continue reading

    Port of Oakland Terminal Status for July 4th Weekend

    June 30, 2015 July 4th this year falls on a Saturday. We have confirmed that all Oakland terminals WILL be open on Friday, July 3, 2015. Furthermore, Bloody Thursday officially falls this year on Sunday, July 5, 2015. No work … Continue reading

    Delays to U.S. Customs Releases of Air Cargo Shipments

    U.S. Customs is transitioning this year to a new computer system for handling Customs releases. This past weekend, they made one of their larger transitions on the air cargo side. Suffice to say, the transition has not gone smoothly. At … Continue reading

    Port Congestion Update and Storage Fees – The New Normal

    Hoping everyone is enjoying a beautiful start to summer. As importers and exporters wait for West Coast port conditions to return to normal, I do think it is time for the shipping community to perhaps accept current conditions as the … Continue reading

    Port of Oakland Closure on May 1, 2015

    Please note that the Port of Oakland will be closed on Friday, May 1, 2015. There will be no vessel, yard, or gate operations. The Friday closure is a combination of a social justice protest (to protest against police brutality) … Continue reading