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MAY 2017 - PHANTOM BOOKINGS

Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal reported on the issue of non-fulfillment on the part of retailers during peak periods, and the difficulties this trend has caused for companies such as FedEx and UPS. In an attempt to preserve revenue during ever more important peak periods, these transportation titans have struggled to find ways to mitigate the losses associated with non-fulfillment . . .  Read the full newsletter by clicking the link below.

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APRIL 2017 - REGULATION CHANGE: EXAMINING THE NEW RULES

On May 5th, 2017 new regulations governing Service Contracts (SC) and NVOCC Service Arrangements (NSA) will take effect. This newest regulatory reform (a result of two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking published in February and August of last year by the FMC) aims to provide immediate relief to carriers from certain administrative burdens. Below is a summary of the new regulations and an analysis of potential residual effects of the new measures . . .  Read the full newsletter by clicking the link below.

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MARCH 2017 - IT’S THE INDUSTRY

The TPM (Trans-Pacific Maritime) Conference was held in Long Beach, CA this year, and over 2,000 industry experts gathered to consider the future of the ocean transportation industry. As one might expect, the conference featured competing ideas about what this future should look like, but there were essentially two points of agreement. First, the ailing ocean transportation industry is in need of great change. Second, this need for change suggests massive untapped potential . . .  Read the full newsletter by clicking the link below.

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FEBRUARY 2017 - ARE YOU MOVING?

It’s estimated that about 40 million U.S. domestic and international household moves will occur in 2017. In addition to the stress of finding a home or apartment, the right schools and a local community that suits your lifestyle, the most important issue you’ll decide upon, is the mover you’ll choose to help in the relocation. Having moved internationally on 3 separate occasions, I can attest that it is especially important to find a company that can handle the additional paper work associated with customs and excise clearance and differing load limits just to name a few obstacles . . .  Read the full newsletter by clicking the link below.

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