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Avoid Delays for CBMA Import Claims

Please be advised of this important announcement, courtesy of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau: If you anticipate filing a refund claim for CBMA import tax benefits, the Key Contact Information in TTB’s Permits Online system must be accurate and up-to-date, or you may experience delays in obtaining access to the CBMA importer [...]

2023-03-16T13:02:36-04:00March 16th, 2023|

Connor Attending GLA’s Annual General Meeting.

Connor Vice President of Freight Forwarding & Logistics, Mark Widner, and Butch Connor, Executive Vice President, are attending GLA’s Annual General Meeting in Muscat, Oman’s port capital. The meeting affords Members the opportunity to greet new and old friends, meet with their network partners to exchange interesting information and participate in the development and future [...]

2023-03-14T10:30:29-04:00March 13th, 2023|

Connor to Attend International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum

John S. Connor will be attending the 2023 International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum, the premier offshore wind energy conference in the Americas - taking place on March 28-30, 2023 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The Business Network for Offshore Wind’s International Partnering Forum is a three-day event connecting global leaders and businesses in the supply [...]

2023-03-09T14:00:36-05:00March 9th, 2023|

Connor Attends Natural Disaster Expo in Miami

John S. Connor Vice President of Sales, Mike Whitlock, was a presenter at the Natural Disaster Expo Miami, The World’s Leading Flood Exhibition and Conference. The topic shared with the audience was entitled The Importance of a Preemptive Logistical Plan for the Inevitability of Natural Disasters. The talk stressed the importance of having a logistical [...]

2023-03-07T12:56:33-05:00March 7th, 2023|

Updated Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Alert

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published an update to deploy enhanced collection of information on imports related to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA).  On March 18, 2023, CBP will deploy programming to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), to require the reporting of all postal codes for manufacturers of China.  We recommend Importers contact [...]

2023-03-02T14:47:31-05:00March 2nd, 2023|

U.S. Imposes Increased Tariffs on the Russian Federation

U.S. Imposes 200% Aluminium Tariff & Increases other Tariffs on Certain Articles from the Russian Federation. On February 24, 2023, President Biden announced increased tariffs on certain articles imported from the Russian Federation. The modification proposed will add new articles to be targeted and subject to the original 35% tariff.  Additionally, a new group of [...]

2023-03-01T11:59:17-05:00March 1st, 2023|

Forced Labor Prevention Webinars Offered

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will host two webinars in January addressing Forced Labor prevention requirements. You must register for each webinar individually. The Office of Trade will host a webinar on January 26, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., ET. This webinar, Forced Labor 101, will focus on forced labor topics including relevant legislation, CBP enforcement, [...]

2023-01-13T17:26:41-05:00January 13th, 2023|

Three-Month Extension for Section 301 China Product Exclusions

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) published 87 FR 73383, extending COVID-19 related Section 301 product exclusions for three additional months, now through February 28, 2023. The entire notice may be found here.  The original Federal Register Notice (FRN) , published by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), confirming the impacted HTS Codes involved are provided [...]

2022-12-19T11:54:05-05:00December 19th, 2022|

Connor Hosts UMD Students For Informational Tour

Recently, John S. Connor hosted a group of University of Maryland students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business to learn about logistics operations and services. This opportunity afforded Maryland Smith undergraduate and MBA students interested in companies with global operations, supply chain and logistics, to learn about concepts in international business while highlighting industry [...]

2022-12-05T13:28:46-05:00December 5th, 2022|

Senate Votes To Avert National Rail Strike

On Thursday, the Senate voted to avert a looming strike of the nation's railway workers - which could have been an economic catastrophe.  Congress' decision to end the labor fight came as the White House emphasized that they felt lawmakers should send legislation "by this weekend" to avert a work stoppage or the nation could [...]

2022-12-01T20:26:53-05:00December 1st, 2022|
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