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  • Record Levels of Imports Cause Drayage Shortage in Southeast June 15, 2021
    Trucking companies in the US Southeast have warned they are running out of drayage capacity to handle the 12-month surge of imports into the US. The record level demand for trucking has caused both national and regional providers to turn down new business as they are fully booked with core customer business. Ocean carriers and importers are struggling to secure truck carriers and paying extra to ...
  • Port of Yantian Congestion May 26, 2021
    The Port of Yantian will stop accepting loaded containers as congestion at the export hub in Southern China deteriorates. The restriction will be implemented from May 25 to May 27, 2021. The restriction will be partly lifted for export containers with their vessels expected to arrive at the port within the next four days (4 days before ETA). Pickups of import or empty containers will ...
  • Agricultural Importers: What Are APHIS Requirements May 10, 2021
    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a statement seeking feedback on the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) online portal to simplify the flow of information on requirements for imported agricultural goods into the United States. The USDA explains that, “APHIS plays a vital role in ensuring the free flow of agricultural trade by keeping U.S. agricultural industries free from pests and ...