Industry News

Harmonized Destination Control Statement

Dear Valued Clients, As of November 15, the two main U.S. Government agencies with export controls in place – the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Department of State, will have officially enforced a harmonized Destination Control Statement (DCS). To refresh everyone’s memory, the current DCS (as it stands) is mandated by both […]

CE Markings & Certification…. Does Your Product Need It?

The European Economic Area (EEA) strictly enforces the CE marking requirements – which is a EEA-wide mandate to ensure certain imported items meet strict conformity regulations. Part of the requirement is that the item(s) in question has the CE marking imprinted, in addition to the Certificate of Conformity (C of O) to evidence the marking. […]

Update on Hanjin Bankruptcy – September 21, 2016

Dear Valued Partners & Clients, Sept. 21, 2016 – We would like to update the trading community with the latest status of Hanjin’s vessels around the US and Canada. We are being advised that the vessel Hanjin Miami is being allowed to dock into Maher Terminal at 7a.m. on Thursday, Sept 22nd. Please note that […]

Company News

Oh my Back! Time to Re-engineer!

Well, I turned 50…to those 20 and 30-year-olds out there, I’m an old guy. When you are in your twenties and thirties, 50 years old seems ancient…I know I thought so when I was that age. Those in your forties are trying not to think about it – I understand…I did the same thing. Well my back […]

Tattoos, Piercings, and Freight…really?

I don’t have any tattoos or piercings (I did get my ear pierced in college 30 years ago­–hole is closed now), but I am totally fine with people who have them. It is their body and they make the decision best for them–though I do believe that the tattoo removal business will be a large money […]