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USTR Announces Joint U.S.-E.U. Cooperative Framework for Large Civil Aircraft

USTR Announces Joint U.S.-E.U. Cooperative Framework for Large Civil Aircraft 06/15/2021 WASHINGTON – The United States and the European Union today announced a cooperative framework to address the large civil aircraft disputes. The agreement moves away from past confrontation in

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CSMS #47738574 – FDA DUNS Lookup Portal No Longer Available as of Monday, May 24, 2021

On May 24, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) partnership with Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) that established a dedicated portal where industry partners could request a DUNS number will end and the portal will no longer be available. D&B,

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AWB Notify Party (Airfreight pickup delays)

Please inform your shippers and origin freight forwarders to include Flegenheimer International on the Master Air Waybill (MAWB) as the notify party. Many airlines are requesting the driver to have  a copy of the Power of Attorney from the consignee

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4 charts show the effects of West Coast port congestion and supply chain delays

Please find below link to an article from Supply Chain Drive regarding the ongoing congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles / Long Beach.   4 charts show the effects of West Coast port congestion and supply chain delays |

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GSP, MTB, and 301 Exclusions set to expire Jan. 1, 2021

GSP, MTB, and 301 Exclusions set to expire Jan. 1, 2021 Please find below announcement from the NCBFFA.   Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Effective Jan. 1, customs brokers will need to obtain and pay duties from importers for merchandise

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Import Container Drayage

Import Container Drayage This year has been anything but ordinary.  Record cargo volumes in the port of Los Angeles/Long Beach and increased volumes nationwide have created delivery challenges for many of your shipments.  As you have done in years past,

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Door Move Bookings – Beware!

Booking your cargo on a door to door or CY to Door service can seem like a money saver or appear to offer you the convenience of one-stop shopping for your shipping needs.  However, Flegenheimer’s perspective as your broker provides

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Delays at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

As most of you already know and some of you have unfortunately experienced, there have been severe delays in getting your cargo out of the terminals at the ports of LA/LB. It doesn’t look like this will be going away

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Commercial Invoice Requirements

  Commercial Invoice Requirements This is a reminder to the trade that the commercial invoice should contain enough information for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and all other government agencies to determine if the goods being imported are admissible and

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Update to previous eblast: FDA Food Facility Biennial Registration Renewal 2020 part 2

In addition to the normal information required to renew your facility registration this year, there is an additional requirement. Beginning October 1, 2020, the facility’s UFI recognized as acceptable by FDA will be required to be submitted with the registration

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