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You’re Invited!  FAIR TARIFF ACT of 2021 Virtual Roundtable Discussion September 22, 2021 at 3pm EST Join WSSA and special guests Roger Murray, Senior Policy Advisor at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Fled LLP, and Rob Tobiasson, Executive Director NABI, … Continue reading

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Adapting to Global Supply Chain Constraints Video Content Links

Last month, WSSA’s Managing Director, Alison Leavitt, participated in the Bar Convent Brooklyn 2021 event. Along with speakers Chris Song, National Sales Manager, Green River Spirits Company, and Monique Huston, VP, Spirits Portfolio, Winebow, Alison spoke on a panel titled Adapting to … Continue reading

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You’re Invited!  FAIR TARIFF ACT of 2021 Virtual Roundtable Discussion September 22, 2021 at 3pm EST Join WSSA and special guests Roger Murray, Senior Policy Advisor at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Fled LLP, and Rob Tobiasson, Executive Director NABI, … Continue reading

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Union Strike in France

Our colleagues in Bordeaux have notified us that the major union in France filed for a strike on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, on all French terminals. While specifics are still unknown, the areas of Marseille, Fos, Le Havre, Montoir and Bordeaux are … Continue reading

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Logistics Hot Topics

In our weekly hot topics report, we are focusing on the USA congestion situation. With record levels of imports continuing to flood the ports and terminals in the USA, the challenges of moving cargo in and out of terminals, as well as the … Continue reading

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Press Release

September 10, 2021 Portland, ME Alison Leavitt, Managing Director of WSSA, Appointed as Member of the FMC National Shipper Advisory Committee We are pleased to announce that Alison Leavitt, Managing Director of WSSA, has been appointed to the newly formed National Shipper … Continue reading

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Weekly Logistics Hot Spot Update

Germany: The German railroads are on strike again and will be inactive until Tuesday, September 7th. The issue with inland transportation and pick ups is impacted and straining the resources of trucking companies. Empty containers are in short supply outside of … Continue reading

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WSSA and NABI Need Your Help to Pass the Fair Tariff Act of 2021!

WSSA and National Association of Beverage Importers (NABI) are requesting your help to push congress to pass legislation on the FAIR TARIFF Act of 2021!  The bill is requesting CBP to refund tariffs imposed under the Airbus dispute on importers … Continue reading

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New Orleans Port Remains Closed

Following Hurricane Ida’s landfall on Sunday, New Orleans is still reeling from the impact. With widespread power outages in the region, transportation has halted and many residents are just working to make it through the aftermath. The port of New … Continue reading

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Discover WSSA’s Expertise on Global Supply Chain Constraints in WSD’s Article

In case you missed the Bar Convent event last week, Wine & Spirits Daily published an excellent recap of the Global Supply Chain Constraints panel, which featured WSSA’s own Managing Director, Alison Leavitt; Chris Song, National Sales Manager, Green River Spirits Company; and … Continue reading

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