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News about Section 232 Tariffs

Earlier today, President Trump announced that the U.S. had reached an agreement with Mexico to lift its Section 232 tariffs on Mexican steel and aluminum in return for Mexico lowering tariffs on key U.S. exports. Additionally, in a joint statement from Canada and the U.S., both countries said that the Section 232 tariffs would end…
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Section 301 China Tariffs List III Implementation

On Friday May 10th, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) implemented Section 301 Tranche 3 “List III” that increased certain commodities of the Chinese origin from 10% tariff duties to 25%. According to a notice published by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, “The increase in additional import duties for Chinese goods covered by…
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Additional Duty Proposed on $300 Billion Worth of Chinese Goods

On Monday May 13th, USTR announced a modification to the current Section 301 that looks to add additional 25% tariff duties to approximately $300 billion worth of Chinese products not already subject to Section 301 additional tariffs. It includes all apparel, footwear, and manufactured textile products, among others, but excludes pharmaceuticals, certain pharmaceutical inputs, select medical goods,…
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USA – China tensions on Tariffs affecting shipments with an arrival date May 10th or later

USA – China tensions on Tariffs While there is no “official” updates or news on the tariff front, we began experiencing entry summary rejections this afternoon for shipments with an arrival date of May 10 or later. We suspect this is because CBP preemptively expired the HTS numbers that are subject to Section 301 duties…
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Connecting with the people, the nature and the world

Some people may say that Logistics and Transportation is just about moving things from one point to another and organize everything with timing and schedule. This might be true, and somehow it is, however our Industry is involved in pretty much all other industries, every single person that buys something is buying something that involves…
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Good Friday

In observance of Good Friday, In Motion Logistics will be closed on Friday, April 19th, returning to normal business on Monday April 22nd

E2open completes acquisition of INTTRA

INTTRA and E2open announced that they have joined. E2open has bought INTTRA. The combination of the largest maritime transport network with the largest manufacturer’s supply chain network (BCO) will bring many powerful benefits. E2open is committed to the concept of platform neutrality for INTTRA and will work hard to maintain this critical element of the…
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Global Sulphur Limit IMO 2020 to 0.50% & Three Major Ocean Carriers Announce Application or Adjustment of Fuel Surcharges

As Per announced by The International Maritime Organization (IMO),the set of The new lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil will be in force from 1 January 2020, under IMO’s MARPOL treaty, with benefits for the environment and human health. This will reduce the amount of sulphur oxide emissions from Ocean ships and should…
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Hurricane Florence Update

Dear Valued Customer, We promise to keep you informed on a frequent basis about how Hurricane Florence is affecting your supply chain on the US East Coast. Ports along the US East Coast are working but taking measures to prepare for the storm’s arrival in the next 72 hours. Looking at the storm track, you…
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Typhoon Jebi in Japan

Dear Customers and Partners, As you may have seen in the news, Osaka was hit by Thypoon Jebi yesterday and airports and ports are still closed. Tokyo has not been hit that hard and the situation there is normal. For Air Freight Shipments from Osaka area, we are looking for options to move those freights…
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