December 12, 2023

Carriers Roll Out New Ancillary Charges

With container spot rates below ocean carrier unit operating costs on some routes, shipping lines are increasingly focusing on billing customers with a myriad of surcharges to boost revenue in what is predicted to be a tough period (source: The…


June 22, 2021

TSA 100% Screening Updates

There has been a 100% requirement for screening of cargo transported on passenger air carriers to/from U.S. airports since August 2010. Since that time, with the TSA’s implementation of the Certified Cargo Screening Program (CCSP), freight forwarders, airlines, independent screening facilities and…


September 17, 2018

Update on Port & Rail Conditions Following Hurricane Florence

The following terminal and port facilities are open and fully operational under normal conditions: Savannah; Charleston; Norfolk; and Baltimore. The Wilmington Port facilities will remain closed through Wednesday, September 19 until Local, State, Port and Federal Authorities determine the final port condition after the…