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Backups at US-Mexico border causing frustration

Backups and delays at ports of entry across the US-Mexico border are increasingly causing disruptions in the supply chain. Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) transferred many of their customs officers, who usually handle the import and export of goods across the border, into immigration roles. This personnel shift at the border has […]

Global Holiday List 2019

Hong Kong Ching Ming Festival — April 5, 2019 Easter Holiday — April 19 – 22, 2019 China Ching Ming Festival — April 5, 2019 Taiwan Tomb Sweeping Day — April 4 – 7, 2019 Vietnam Hung Kings Commemoration — April 15, 2019 Victory / Independence and Labour Day — April 30 – May 1, 2019 […]

Low water levels at Panama Canal causing delays

The Panama Canal water levels have reached historically low levels. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is reporting that from December 2018 through March 2019, the canal has been the driest its been in the last 106 years. Due to these low levels, the ACP has announced its fifth draught reduction, going into effect April 30. […]

U.S. Administration threatens U.S.-Mexico Border Closure

The U.S. administration has threatened to shut down the border between the U.S. and Mexico, citing overwhelming illegal immigration. This comes as the U.S., Mexico, and Canada are in the midst of negotiating the new USMCA trade agreement. A closed border could have significant impacts on the economies of both nations, stopping, on average, $950 […]

Company News

Employee of the Quarter – Braden Bigos

Each quarter, Trans-Border recognizes an employee for their dedication, enthusiasm, and productivity. The winner receives a $500 monetary bonus and the coveted parking spot right outside the front door of our headquarters. The Employee of the Quarter award goes to Braden Bigos! Braden began at Trans-Border over three years ago in our domestic operations department […]

Donate Life – Trans-Border’s April Charity

Each month, the staff and management at Trans-Border choose a local charity to donate to. Trans-Border staff are permitted and encouraged to dress down on Fridays if they donate to our monthly charity. For the month of April, we are supporting Donate Life — a charity near and dear to Trans-Border. Donate Life works to […]

Welcome to Trans-Border, Stephanie Weissman!

We would like to extend a warm welcome to the newest member of our Import Operations department – Stephanie Weissman! This is Steph’s first foray into freight forwarding and she is thrilled about the challenges ahead. Steph comes to Trans-Border with 15 years of experience working first as a teller, and then a branch manager, […]

Letter from Jeff – Quarterly Newsletter Q1 2019

We missed you!!….We have an excuse….. Hello… hello..!! It has been quite a while since our last newsletter and for that we apologize.  Much like: my 15 year old son who swears he does not have to study anymore for Math yet struggles, but has hours to hone his Fortnite skills or my 17 year […]