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New PierPass Program Announced for LA/LB

Yesterday PierPass announced a major overhaul of the program—PierPass2.0. After 18 months of meetings and analysis, the new program has been rolled out. The goal is to continue to mitigate congestion and “peak” hour truck traffic at the Ports of … Continue reading

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WSSA is Attending the WSWA Annual Convention & Expo!

Caesars Palace Las Vegas April 30 – May 3, 2018 Booth 235, Octavius Ballroom The WSWA Convention and Exposition will host the world’s largest gathering of suppliers and distributors in the U.S. wine and spirit marketplace. The event will offer … Continue reading

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Trucking & Rail Congestion Crisis Continues

The trucking crisis in the United States continues to be one of the greatest issues being faced by shippers in recent years. Wait times have skyrocketed to over seven days at certain ports, and at the rail there have been … Continue reading

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Visit WSSA at the CONECT T&T Conference 2018!

CONECT’s 22nd Annual Trade & Transportation Conference April 10-12, 2018 Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina, Newport, RI The Ever Changing Supply Chain: New Challenges and Opportunities for the Trade Join Alison Leavitt, Managing Director of WSSA, along with many other … Continue reading

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US Retaliates Against China Tariff Announcements

The US Trade Representative recently released a new list of approximately 1,300 tariff lines of imports from China that will be imposed with import duties of 25%  under the 301 Process. This is in retaliation of the duties China imposed earlier this … Continue reading

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WSSA is Attending WSWA’s Annual Convention & Expo!

Caesars Palace Las Vegas April 30 – May 3, 2018 Booth 235, Octavius Ballroom The WSWA Convention and Exposition will host the world’s largest gathering of suppliers and distributors in the U.S. wine and spirit marketplace. The event will offer … Continue reading

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New Tariffs Begin Today for Wine Shipped to China

Effective today, April 2, 2018, China has imposed import duties on a significant amount of agricultural exports, a move that appears to be in direct retaliation of the Trump administration’s new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The list of … Continue reading

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