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CONGRESSIONAL VOTE ON TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP MAY BE 2016
The U.S. and its 11 negotiating partners reached a preliminary agreement on the TPP, which would result in the world’s largest free-trade area, with a combined GDP of $27 trillion, equaling almost 40 percent of the global economy. Read more about this partnership.
Ryan Lentz Brings Operations Expertise To MIQ Logistics Sales TeamRyan Lentz has joined the Sales team as Business Development manager for the Chicago area. Lentz has responsibility for strategic account development and new business efforts. Read more here.
Amy Breeman-Rhodes has joined its Compliance team as Import Manager and Customs Broker for the Washington, D.C. area. Breeman-Rhodes has responsibility for facilitating the entry, clearance and movement of import cargo for MIQ Logistics customers. Read more here.
“Despite September’s decline, the U.S. LEI still suggests economic expansion will continue, although at a moderate pace,” said Ataman Ozyildirim, Director of Business Cycles and Growth Research at The Conference Board. Learn more here.
U.S. Customs Automated Commercial Environment (ACE): The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is mandating the use of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). Please noteNovember 1, 2015 was the beginning of the transition period for using ACE for all electronic cargo release and related entry summary filing. The second deadline is February 28, 2016, which is the mandatory use date of ACE for all remaining electronic portions of the CBP cargo process, as ACS will no longer be available.Learn more here.