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MAY LOGISTICS LINK

During the month of May, 2020, Noatum Logistics was involved in a number of events throughout the logistics industry.  Read about industry updates, regulatory updates and announcements in the May 2020 logistics link.

Regulatory Updates

CHINA TARIFFS: LIST 3 EXCLUSIONS RELEASED MAY 28

On Thursday, May 28, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) office released a new list of product exclusions to the Section 301 List 3 products currently subject to a 25% tariff in the Federal Register Notice 85 No. 103 32094. Read more.

NEW ELECTRONIC VESSEL MANIFEST CONFIDENTIALITY ONLINE APPLICATION LAUNCHES ON MAY 22

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced in CSMS Message 42747527 the deployment of the new Electronic Vessel Manifest Confidentiality online application effective Friday, May 22, 2020. The enhancement will enable ocean carriers, importers, exporters, and consignees to manage their own confidentiality requests electronically on the CBP.gov webpage. Read more.

CHINA TARIFFS: FOURTH SET OF LIST 4A EXCLUSIONS ANNOUNCED

On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) office released its third list of product exclusions to the Section 301 List 4A products currently subject to a 7.5% tariff in the Federal Register Notice 85 No. 93 FR 28693. Read more.

CHINA TARIFFS: LIST 3 EXCLUSIONS RELEASED MAY 8

On Friday, May 8, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) office released a new list of product exclusions to the Section 301 List 3 products currently subject to a 25% tariff in the Federal Register Notice 85 No. 90 27489. Read more.

CHINA TARIFFS: EXTENSIONS BEING CONSIDERED FOR LIST 3 TARIFF EXCLUSIONS

On May 1, 2020, the United States Trade Representative announced that they are considering a possible extension for up to 12 months for exclusions granted under the initial 11 List 3 product exclusion notices posted through March 26, 2020. Read more.

Industry News

COVID-19 IMPACT ON SHIPPING INDUSTRY

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact all aspects of our industry, including warehouse handling for air and LCL shipments. Numerous terminals are reporting increases in terminal handling fees. Read more.

IMPORTS TO SEE DOUBLE-DIGIT ANNUAL DECLINES EVEN AS STORES BEGIN TO REOPEN

Imports at major U.S. retail container ports are expected to see double-digit year-over-year declines this spring and summer as the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue, according to the Global Port Tracker report released May 8, 2020, by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. Read more.

 

APRIL 2020 MANUFACTURING ISM® REPORT ON BUSINESS®

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in April, and the overall economy contracted after 131 consecutive months of expansionsay the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. 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.

 

Noatum Logistics in the News

RELOCATION NOTICE: LOS ANGELES, CA, FACILITY

Noatum Logistics is pleased to announce that our Los Angeles, CA, office and warehouse operations have now consolidated and relocated into our new, larger facility. Read more.

TRANSPORT TOPICS NAMES NOATUM LOGISTICS AMONG TOP 50 OCEAN FREIGHT FORWARDERS

Noatum Logistics is included for the first time in Transport Topics’ 2020 list of the Top 50 Ocean Freight Forwarder companies at the #38 position. Read more.

NOATUM LOGISTICS REINFORCES ITS DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGY THROUGH THE LAUNCH OF NEW WEBSITE

With the May launch of the updated websites www.noatumlogistics.com and www.noatum.com, Noatum, an industry leader in maritime services, logistics and port operations, is introducing a new digital strategy for its companies. The Noatum Logistics website highlights its extensive network of offices and places the user at the center of communication. Read more.

Careers at Noatum Logistics USA

It is an excellent time to consider a career at Noatum Logistics USA! As part of this extensive worldwide organization, Noatum Logistics USA offers a variety of opportunities for our employees around the globe. As a true sustainable competitive advantage, our employees 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: Chicago, IL, Houston, TX, and Miami, FL. View our current openings here and apply today!