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AUGUST LOGISTICS LINK

During the month of August, 2021, Noatum Logistics was involved in a number of events throughout the logistics industry.  Read about industry updates, regulatory updates and announcements in the August 2021 Logistics Link.

Regulatory Updates

U.S. CUSTOMS UPDATES GUIDANCE FOR U.S. AND FOREIGN GOODS RETURNED USING HTS SUBHEADING 9801.00.10

On Friday, August 20, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) sent out Cargo Systems Messaging Service CSMS #49132200 which provided guidance to importers and brokers regarding Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) subheading 9801.00.10 for U.S. and Foreign Goods Returned. Read more

CBSA REACHES DEAL ENDING STRIKE

Late Friday, August 6, 2021, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), on behalf of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU), announced a tentative agreement with the government. This agreement ended the strike that had started earlier that day. Read more

CUSTOMS USER FEES AND LIMITATIONS INCREASED

Effective October 1, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will proceed in adjusting certain customs user fees pursuant to the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) for Fiscal Year 2022 in accordance with the Fixing American’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) as implemented by CBP regulations. Read more

CANADIAN BORDER SERVICE AGENCY VOTES TO STRIKE

On July 26, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) on behalf of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) announced that the Border Services Officers (FB) have voted to strike starting August 6, 2021. This group includes the Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) Officers and is the result of an impasse in negotiations between their union and the Canadian Government. Read more

Industry News

RETAIL CARGO EXPECTED TO SET RECORD IN AUGUST AS MERCHANTS MOVE FROM BACK-TO-SCHOOL TO HOLIDAY PREPARATIONS

Imports at the nation’s largest retail container ports should hit yet another record in August as consumer demand continues to stretch supply chains and retailers shift from the back-to-school season to the peak shipping season for winter holiday merchandise, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. Read more

TRANSPACIFIC EASTBOUND GENERAL RATE INCREASE (GRI) AND PEAK SEASON SURCHARGES (PSS)

Announced levels for upcoming Transpacific Eastbound GRIs and PSSs from carriers can now be accessed anytime from our MIQ.com – Resources – Information and Tools page. Read more

Careers at Noatum Logistics USA

It is an excellent time to consider a career at Noatum Logistics USA!  As a multi-faceted worldwide organization, Noatum Logistics USA offers a variety of opportunities for our employees around the globe. Our employees, a true competitive advantage, make a difference for our customers every day.

Noatum Logistics, a leading player in the global logistics industry, currently has openings in the following U.S. locations: Buffalo, NY, Chicago, IL, Houston, TX, Jamaica, NY, Los Angeles, CA, and Miami, FL. View our current openings here and apply today!