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Licensing Update for US Steel Importers

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC) published a final rule modifying the Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) system regulations, including the steel license application. The modifications go into effect on October 13, 2020, and are relevant to Trans-Border customers who import steel and steel-fabricated products to the U.S. The most relevant modification for our […]

US Ends Tariff on Non-Alloyed, Unwrought Aluminum from Canada

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the Section 232 duties on imported non-alloyed, unwrought aluminum from Canada will be rescinded. The U.S. will resume duty-free treatment retroactive to September 1, 2020. This tariff initially went into effect on August 16, 2020. USTR indicated that, if aluminum imports exceed predetermined monthly […]

Golden Week in China — Preparing your Supply Chain

Each year in early October, China celebrates Golden Week — a week-long holiday observed throughout the nation. This year, Golden Week will take place from October 1 – 7. During Golden Week, businesses, including shipping and logistics organizations, will close their doors. Services to and from the country will essentially halt during the celebration. Due […]

Market Conditions & Forecast — September 2020

As we reach the final quarter of the year, we often see shifts in market conditions that directly affect services, rates, and capacity. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to play a role in all supply related transportation services. With these upcoming shifts, we want to alert you and share some of our forecasts […]

Company News

Welcome to Trans-Border, Rene Klementowski!

Please extend a warm welcome to the newest member of our import pricing team — Rene Klementowski. Rene comes to Trans-Border with a wealth of supply chain knowledge and is excited for the opportunities ahead. Rene, a local native from Scotia, attended SUNY Plattsburgh where she earned a degree in criminal justice. After graduating, Rene […]

Welcome to Trans-Border, Andrew Arata!

Everyone please extend a warm welcome to the newest member of our team — Andrew Arata! Andrew comes to Trans-Border with several years of industry experience and is excited to start his new adventure. Andrew, originally from Long Island, NY, embarked on his supply chain journey as a college intern and, eventually, garnered an entry-level […]

Letter from Jeff – Quarterly Newsletter Q3 2020

So Many Things, So Much Noise… So What? by Jeffrey Millens Well – How are you ?  Think about it…How Are You ?  People ask this question all the time, but do they really listen to the answer or better yet do you actually give them a “real” answer or the answer to just move […]

Expedited Shipping Anywhere in North America

We recognize the heightened need for expedited ground services at this time. Trans-Border is open 24/7 and fully prepared to meet that demand across the continental United States and Canada. We are proud to offer… Same day and overnight services with no size or weight restrictions. Single or team drivers for all trucks Cross-docking/Transloading Air and […]