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November 2019 Logistics Link

During the month of November 2019, Noatum Logistics (formerly MIQ Logistics) was involved in a number of events throughout the logistics industry. Read about industry updates, regulatory updates, high tech consumer electronics, and careers at Noatum Logistics in the November 2019 logistics link.

Regulatory Updates

Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) 2019 Review and Results

On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) office released in Federal Register Notice 84 FR 64180 the results of the annual Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) review with respect to products considered for removal from the list of eligible products for certain beneficiary countries. Read more.

China Tariffs: Additional List 3 Exclusions Announced

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the 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 84 FR 61674. Read more.

China Tariffs: Extension of List 1 Exclusions Under Consideration

On October 31, 2019, in  Federal Register Notice 84 FR 58427, the USTR office announced that they are considering a possible extension of particular exclusions granted under the December 2018 Product Exclusion Notice, which are set to expire on December 28, 2019. Read more.

Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Updates

On October 25, 2019, the USTR office announced GSP Enforcement Actions effecting seven countries. Read more

Industry News

Retail Imports to See Final Tariff-Driven Surge of the Year

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to see their final surge of the year this month ahead of new tariffs set to take effect in December, according to the Global Port Tracker report released November 11 by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. Read more.

October 2019 Manufacturing ISM Report on Business

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in October, and the overall economy grew for the 126th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. Read more.

Transpacific General Rate Increases (GRI), Peak Season Surcharges (PSS) and Low Sulfur Fuel Surcharges (LSF)

Announced levels for upcoming Transpacific Eastbound GRIs, PSSs and LSFs from carriers can now be accessed anytime from our – Resources – Information and Tools page.

Supply Chain Solutions For the High-Tech, Consumer Electronics Market

To keep up with the speed of innovation, New Product Introduction (NPI) launches require adaptive supply chain solutions to reduce market cycle times and deliver control, visibility and flexibility, all while lowering costs. With Noatum Logistics on your team, managing multiple product lines across various product life cycles is made easier.

high tech, consumer electronics

You can expect the following when you have Noatum Logistics on your team:

  • Comprehensive supply chain solutions: Transportation, distribution and global service offerings
  • Global scale: Coverage in and between all major international trade lanes
  • Logistics professionals: Responsible and accountable for exceptional service
  • Proven approach: Design, implement, execute and continuously improve

Global Services

  • Air, ocean and sea-air freight forwarding
  • Rate negotiation assistance
  • Capacity, even during peak season
  • Global trade management
  • Vendor management and consolidation
  • Serial number captures

Transportation Services

  • Transportation management
  • Truckload brokerage
  • Delivery options (direct to warehouse, store or consumer)

New Product Introduction (NPI) Services

  • High security transportation with escort
  • High security warehouse with CCTV and 24/7 escort
  • Enhanced security logistics from concept prototype to finished production
  • CTPAT certified and TAPA member

Supply Chain Management Technologies

  • Vendor managed inventory
  • Daily (line level) replenishment (JIT)
  • Purchase order management
  • Shipment forecasting
  • Global track and trace via real time GPS

Distribution Services

  • Inventory management
  • Warehouse management
  • Customized order fulfillment
  • Cross-dock
  • Merge in transit
  • DC bypass
  • E-solutions B2B or B2C

Value-Added Services

  • Postponement services
  • Retail and/or consumer kitting
  • Packaging, reworking and repackaging

For more information regarding resources focused on the high-tech, consumer electronics industry, please contact your local Noatum Logistics USA (formerly MIQ Logistics) representative

Careers at Noatum Logistics USA

It is an excellent time to consider a career at Noatum Logistics USA (formerly MIQ Logistics)! 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: Los Angeles (Gardena), CA, Washington, DC (Ashburn, VA), Miami, FL, and Overland Park, KS. View our current openings here and apply today!