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Labor Strike – Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach

As many of our importers are aware, there has been a disruption of services at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach due to a strike by clerical workers. The clerks walked out at APM ( Pier 400), one of the

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Reminder to Ocean Importers

Effective August 1, 2012, the Pier Pass (or Traffic Mitigation Fee) at Los Angeles/Long Beach terminals will increase from $60.00 to $61.50 per 20’ container and from $120.00 to $123.00 per 40’ container. These higher rates will apply to any

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4th of July Holiday and Work Stoppage

To all our ocean freight importers:  Please note that the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, along with other ports around the country, will be closed on Wednesday  July 4, in observance of Independence Day. In addition, all West Coast ports

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Important Port Fees Update

Port Fees at the Los Angeles/Long Beach port will go in effect October 1, 2008 Beginning 10/01/08 all containers going in and out of the ports, including intermodal cargo trucked to or from off-dock to rail yards, cargo to or

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Seals, fees, labeling, and other issues

We’ve assembled some items that are of interest to importers/exporters. If you have any feedback on these items, please send us an e-mail at or give us a call at: (310) 322-4366. Mandated seals on all containers in transit

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