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China re-open market of poultry for import to USA (Nov.15.2019)

Larry 11/15/2019 1:00:24 PM

The Chinese government on Nov. 14 agreed to lift a five-year ban imposed on U.S. poultry imports. The announcement was a bright spot during ongoing and often tense negotiations between the U.S. and China to ease a tariff-fueled trade war between the two large economies. On Oct. 11, President Trump announced that trade talks between China’s Vice Premier Liu He, Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin resulted in a “phase one deal,” which will encompass new intellectual pro....
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ONE updates Transpacific winter service

Larry 10/14/2019 2:35:28 PM

  In continuation to the earlier announced changes to East Coast services, ONE would like to update the capacity changes to Pacific South West (PSW) services without any changes to the current service rotation. Pacific South West (PSW) Services PS5 ▪ Service will be gradually downsized from 8,000 TEU class vessels to a mixed fleet of 6,200 – 6,800 TEU vessels. ▪ The effective voyage with the reduced capacity will be M/V “MOL Majesty”, ETA Shanghai 10-November and ETA Los Angel....
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Hapag-Lloyd to apply new general rate increase since November. 2019

Larry 10/10/2019 6:53:54 PM

< Hapag-Lloyd to apply new GRI >   Hapag-Lloyd will apply a new General Rate Increase from Indian Subcontinent (ISC) and Middle East to USA and Canada as outlined below, effective as from November 10, 2019 as noted below: This rate increase (GRI) will apply for all dry, reefer, non-operating reefer, tank, flat rack and open-top containers.  - USD 400 per 20′ standard container  - USD 500 per 40′ standard container (40′ x 8’6″)  - USD 500 per 40′ high cube container (4....
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What is the different between warehouse and fulfillment center?

Larry 10/10/2019 4:52:41 PM

Warehouses and fulfillment centers are often thought of as similar and the words used interchangeably. But they are quite different. The both fulfillment centers and warehouses are buildings where store inventory for business that sell products to their customer, there is similarity. The service type is different according case by case. We will explain about each cases as below, and then I'm sure that you can decide to choose which is better for your business.     What is the w....
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Trump tweeted October 1 tariffs on Chinese imports will be delayed by two weeks

Larry 9/12/2019 6:00:33 PM

The increased tariffs on China scheduled to go into effect Oct. 1 will be delayed by two weeks "as a gesture of good will," President Donald Trump announced Wednesday.   Trump tweeted that the delay until Oct. 15 came at "the request of the Vice Premier of China, Liu He, and due to the fact that the People's Republic of China will be celebrating their 70th Anniversary."   "We have agreed, as a gesture of good will, to move the increased Tariffs on 250 Billion Dollars worth of goods (25% to 3....
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New requirement for Amazon Frustration-Free Packaging in 2019

Jennifer 8/28/2019 6:44:09 PM

What is Amazon Frustration-Free Packaging?   Frustration-Free Packaging is packaging that is made of 100% recyclable materials, easy to open, and designed to ship products in their original packaging, which eliminates the need for an additional shipping box.   According to Amazon, “Frustration-Free Packaging” was designed with the customer in mind, making it easier to liberate products from their packages while also reducing waste. Today, Frustration-Free Packaging includes 750,000 ....
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