Dear Trusted Partners, We are pleased to announce our plan to combine James J. Boyle & Co., (“JJB”) and Vantec Hitachi Transport System (USA), Inc. (“VHA”) into one company in the United States. JJB will be merged into VHA on April 1, 2023, and the name of the combined company will be LOGISTEED America, Inc.
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Dear Valued Customer, CBP Requires Chinese Postal Codes Effective March 19, 2023 Regarding “The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act” (UFLPA), Customs & Border Protection has advised the Trade community in their Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Region Alert Last updated: January 26, 2023 that they will require Postal Codes for all shipments from The People’s
Dear Valued Customer, We would like to remind our customers of the importance of declaring actual (not estimated) non-dutiable charges (NDC) that are to be deducted from the commercial invoice transaction value to calculate the so-called “Entered Value” or “Dutiable Value”. It has long been Customs position that the amount to be deducted from the
Dear Valued Customer, On June 16, 2022, the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (“OSRA 22”) was signed into law. It was the first major revision of US maritime regulatory statutes since 1998. OSRA 22 is a response to the disruptions and sharp spikes in international shipping costs that occurred since the COVID pandemic in
To our valued subscribers, At James J. Boyle & Co., one of our key values is ensuring that our customers receive the highest level of care and attention possible. Whether that’s through frequent communication, unparalleled knowledge, or handling their shipments with the utmost accuracy, our goal is to offer assurance that we are observing all
Dear Valued Customer, On August 1, the Customs and Border Protection notified the Trade Community in CSMS notice #52834229 of changes to Customs User Fees effective October 1. Pursuant to the General Notice (87 FR 46973) published August 1, 2022, adjustments to certain customs user fees and corresponding limitations, as codified in 19 U.S.C. §
Courtesy of Peter Friedmann, Pacific Coast Council of Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association Dear Valued Customer, According to Peter Friedmann, “The threatened protests by independent contractor truckers, are becoming a reality, although not uniform at Oakland, LA, Long Beach terminals.” “Below may be useful. But first, an explanation as to impact of AB5 on
Dear Valued Customer, As a reminder regarding Food Facility Registration Renewals, domestic and foreign facilities that manufacture, processes, pack, or hold food for human or animal consumption in the United States are required to register with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In addition, every two years, on even years (e.g., 2022, 2024, 2026…)
Dear Valued Customer, As an update to our previously published newsletter on this topic, CBP has recently issued the following update to all CTPAT partners. The UFLPA establishes a rebuttable presumption that the importation of any goods, wares, articles, and merchandise mined, produced, or manufactured wholly or in part in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
Dear Valued Customer, The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) was signed into law by President Biden on December 23, 2021 and goes into effect on June 21, 2022. It establishes a rebuttable presumption that the importation of any goods, wares, articles, and merchandise mined, produced, or manufactured wholly or in part in the Xinjiang