Industry News

Presidential Proclamation changes U.S. trade benefit status with Ukraine, Thailand, and Republic of Mali

On October 25, 2019, President Trump issued a Presidential Proclamation regarding Ukraine and Thailand’s status under the Generalize System of Preferences (GSP) and the Republic of Mali’s lesser-developed beneficiary preferential trade benefits. Both programs give status to developing countries to grant them easier access to US markets, including allowing the import of many goods duty-free. […]

USTR Requests Comment on Extending List 1 Exclusions

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking public comment on potentially extending Section 301 List 1 exclusions for an additional year. The exclusions are currently set to expire on December 28, 2019. The focus of USTR’s evaluation will be whether, despite the imposition of additional duties, the particular product remains available […]

Company News

Welcome to Trans-Border, Jessica Jablonowski

We would like to extend a warm welcome to the newest member of our Export Operations department – Jessica Jablonowski! Jessica comes to Trans-Border with a wealth of logistics experience and is excited to start her new role. Jessica has held a variety of positions across the region, including within the logistics department at GlobalFoundries […]

Stormy Lesperance: Customs House Brokerage Assistant Manager

Maneuvering through the wickets of U.S. customs can often feel like a hurricane, one that Trans-Border’s Customs House Brokerage department has weathered many times. From changing tariffs to document reviews and rules of origin, our Brokerage department works tirelessly to clear our client’s cargo through customs. At the helm of that ship, steering our team […]

Welcome to Trans-Border, Sean O’Neil

Let’s all please extend a warm welcome to the newest member of our agent pricing team – Sean O’Neil. Sean studied supply chain through his undergraduate education, and this will be his first adventure into freight forwarding! Sean comes to Trans-Border with degrees in marketing and business administration, both from SUNY Plattsburgh, and recently served […]