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BREXIT Vote Postponed

Last Monday, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, called off the vote on the Brexit deal citing that changes needed to be made or else it “would be rejected by a significant margin” as it stands now. The controversial bill has … Continue reading

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Congestion in San Antonio Port

Due to a number of vessels being diverted from Valparaiso Port in Chile, the port of San Antonio is experiencing a backlog of vessels and containers. The congestion is so severe that this morning the union truck drivers decided to … Continue reading

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US-China Trade War Comes to Temporary Halt

Just in time for the holiday season, the trade war between the US and China is coming to a temporary halt. Over the weekend President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China agreed to put a stop to the escalating … Continue reading

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Strikes: Disruptions in France & Chile

Strikes in both France and Chile have caused transportation delays and general frustration for the two countries through the weekend. In France, protesters revolting over the rising fuel taxes set up road blocks on Saturday that are still in place … Continue reading

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Reminder – New PierPass Fee Beginning Next Week

A new PierPass flat fee will be implemented at the ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach on November 19th unless the Federal Maritime Commission steps in and takes action to stop it. As it stands currently, containers are charged a “Traffic Mitigation Fee” … Continue reading

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Join WSSA at CONECT’s Northeast Cargo Symposium!

CONECT’s 17th Annual Northeast Cargo Symposium November 15, 2018 Biltmore Hotel, Providence, RI Join Alison Leavitt, Managing Director of WSSA, along with many other industry experts at the CONECT 17th Annual Northeast Cargo Symposium. Alison will be moderating a panel entitled … Continue reading

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WSSA’s CBMA Educational Webinar

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 2PM EST, 11AM PST Join WSSA’s Alison Leavitt for an educational event on the implications for eligible importers of the CBMA (Craft Beverage Modernization Act) that was included in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Job Act. Learn … Continue reading

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