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USTR Requests Comment on Extending List 1 Exclusions

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking public comment regarding extensions of exclusions granted on Section 301 List 1 products. This set of product exclusions is currently set to expire on October 2, 2020, and an extension would add another year of validity. Commenters should address the following: Whether the particular […]

USTR Extends Exclusions on Certain List 2 Products

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced extensions on certain product exclusions for Section 301 List 2 products from China. The announcement extends the product exclusions on 14 HTS subheadings partially excluded from 25% tariffs. This round of exclusions will retroactively apply to all List 2 products meeting the specified criteria effective […]

Port of Montreal longshoremen begin 4-day strike

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), the union representing longshoremen working at the Port of Montreal, provided a strike notice last week to the Port’s employer association. The Port of Montreal longshoremen will strike starting Monday, July 27, at 7:00 AM and will continue until Friday, July 31, at 6:59 a.m. The strike will […]

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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, Leeza Nanandhan!

Please extend a warm welcome to the newest member of our import operations team — Leeza Nanandhan. Leeza comes to Trans-Border with several years of supply chain experience and a drive for success! Leeza is a local native from Schenectady and attended both Russel Sage College and the Sage Colleges of Albany for her undergrad […]

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 […]