Industry News

Tariff Scheduled for Mexico Suspended Indefinitely

Last Friday, June 7, the U.S. administration announced it would indefinitely suspend the planned tariffs imposed on Mexico. The tariffs, which were set to increase 5 percent each month they were in effect, were scheduled for initial implementation on Monday, June 10. President Trump announced, via Twitter, that a deal had been reached between the […]

USTR Releases Fourth Round of Section 301 List 1 Product Exclusions

On May 14, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a fourth round of Section 301 List 1 product exclusions. This notice includes five HTS subheadings completely excluded from the tariff increase, and 35 subheadings partially excluded — including: HTS subheadings granted complete exclusion from List 1 25% Tariff Increase: 8407.21.0040, 8427.10.4000, […]

India’s GSP Status to be Removed on June 5

Last Friday, the U.S. administration announced that India would lose its Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) status on Wednesday, June 5th. President Trump’s announcement concludes that India has not assured the U.S. “that it will provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets.” The GSP, a U.S. trade program designed to promote economic growth in […]

Company News

Meet Our Intern — Chris Jupin

Each summer, Trans-Border invites local students and post-grads to our office to learn from and contribute to our growing business activities. This year, we were lucky to have Chris Jupin intern at our headquarters for six weeks. Chris comes to Trans-Border as a rising senior at Clarkson University studying global supply chain and project management. […]

Welcome to Trans-Border, Jeff Kebart

Please extend a warm welcome to the newest member of our export operations team – Jeff Kebart! Jeff, a recent graduate of Siena College, comes to Trans-Border from financial services company Ayco. Jeff studied business at Siena College, focusing on analytics and strategic communications. He then put those skills to use for a few months […]

Welcome to Trans-Border, Carolyn Friss!

Everyone please extend a warm welcome to the newest member of our Domestic department – Carolyn Friss! Carolyn is a veteran of the freight industry and is excited to start her new adventure at Trans-Border. Carolyn comes to us from New England Motor Freight (NEMF) where she spent over 30 years working in a multitude of […]

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 […]