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OCTOBER LOGISTICS LINK

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

Regulatory Updates

LA/LB “EMERGENCY FEE” SURCHARGE

In reaction to the ongoing historic container port congestion, the Biden Administration announced on October 25th that effective November 1, 2021, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will begin charging an “emergency fee” on all long dwelling cargo. Read more

USTR REQUESTS COMMENTS ON REINSTATING CERTAIN CHINA SECTION 301 EXCLUSIONS

The USTR has announced that it is inviting public comments on whether to reinstate any of the 549 China Section 301 product exclusions that had previously been extended but are now expired. Read more

VIETNAM – SECTION 301 INVESTIGATION – TIMBER DETERMINATION

On Friday, October 1, 2021, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) office announced an agreement to resolve the Timber Section 301 Investigation. Read more

EGYPT IMPLEMENTS NEW ADVANCE CARGO INFORMATION DECLARATION FOR IMPORTERS

Effective October 1, 2021, Egypt has implemented a new Advance Cargo Information Declaration (ACID). Shipments departing origin after October 1, 2021, without an ACID number will be rejected and returned to origin. Read more

Industry News

RETAIL IMPORTS REMAIN STRONG BUT GROWTH SLOWS AS COVID-19 DISRUPTIONS CONTINUE

Imports at the nation’s largest retail container ports should remain at near-record levels this month but could see a slight dip from last year’s unusually high numbers as congestion slows the movement of backed-up cargo, 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

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