Category: Industry News

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

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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

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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

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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…)

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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

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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

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Dear Valued Customer, As a CTPAT certified and validated Customhouse Broker, James J Boyle & Co is pleased to inform our clients about the benefits of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program. CTPAT is but one layer in U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) multi-layered cargo enforcement strategy. Through this program, CBP works

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Dear Valued Customer, San Pedro, CA – November 15, 2021 The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach announced Monday that they will delay consideration of the “Container Dwell Fee” directed at ocean carriers until Nov. 22. “There’s been significant improvement in clearing import containers from our docks in recent weeks,” said

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