June 7, 2013
Full Importer Security Filing Enforcement
& Liquidated Damages Begins
on July 9, 2013
7, 2013 CBP has announced that it
will begin full enforcement of ISF,
and will start issuing liquidated
damages against ISF importers and
carries for ISF non-compliance starting
July 9, 2013. As failure to submit
a timely and accurate ISF filing
can result in liquidated damages
of $5,000 per violation, JJB encourages
our customers to work with all parties
involved to ensure timeliness and
accuracy on all ISF filings.
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Court Grants FDA More Time to Develop Food Safety Rules
In a ruling on May 21, Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the Oakland U.S. District Court granted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) more time from May 20 to June 10 for the FDA and the Center for Food Safety (CFS) to agree on a schedule for releasing the yet-unpublished food safety rules, mandated by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of 2011.
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CGSP & ATPA/ATPDEA Due to Expire
July 31, 2013
System of Preferences (GSP) and
the Andean (ATPA/ATPDEA) trade preference
programs are due to expire on July
31, 2013. Industry observers are
lobbying for its extension and say
there is wide, bipartisan support
for the decades-old program, but
a lack of Capitol Hill urgency could
put its timely renewal in jeopardy.
A House Ways and Means source said
the Committee is working on GSP
renewal, though timing of when a
potential bill will become public
is still unknown.
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There are many choices and obstacles your
merchandise faces to reach its destination. JJB provides the most
direct and efficient solution to get your cargo from Point A to
A company can only achieve the kind of
staying power that JJB has enjoyed when its mission is to give
the best service that a Customs Broker & freight forwarder can
offer on each and every transaction. JJB strives to make the journey
of your cargo cost-effective and free of complications or delays.
Our customers' peace of mind and satisfaction are our top priorities.
As a result, JJB and our clients will prosper and grow together.
What sets JJB apart from an increasingly
competitive field is our unparalleled staff. Our teams possess
an invaluable blend of specialized skills and customer service
that makes working with us a profitable and enjoyable experience.
We are successful when a client becomes a business partner and
in turn, the business partner becomes a trusted friend. Each completed
transaction signifies the growth of the relationship, not just
another entry in the ledger.
Since our inception over forty years ago,
our corporate culture has been that integrity and business ethics
must be practiced by every member of the JJB team. Every client
has direct access to our executives for any issue which cannot
be said for our oversized competitors. We foster an environment
where not only our customers but also our staff can interact freely
with managers and executives. The result is a positive family
atmosphere rarely seen in our industry.
We also provide our clients and partners
with a wide range of services, tools,
office locations and tracking
technologies - all of which have been designed to increase
their level of control over their costs, logistical challenges
and ability to transport their products to market.
But most of all, we provide our clients
with the highest level of service available in our industry. Our
services include, but not limited to Customs Brokerage, consulting,
air and ocean freight forwarding, domestic transportation and
project cargo (e.g. RoRo, charters (air/ocean), over dimensional,
We invite you to explore our web site,
download our corporate brochure, or contact
us. Give us a few minutes of your time and we will demonstrate
what JJ Boyle & Co. can do for you.