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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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U.S. Trucking shortage could undermine the US Economy

The backbone of the U.S. economy, The Trucking Industry, is facing a critical shortage of drivers. As the Nation faces a historically low level of unemployment, trucking companies are increasing wages significantly, offering bonuses and even recruiting people they previously wouldn’t have considered but it’s not yet working. The industry reports a growing labor shortage…
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Important Notice from Port Everglades Terminal

A w a r e n e s s  M e m o r a n d u m       TO: South Florida Shipping Community   RE: Boycott by South Florida Trucking Community of Port Everglades Terminal Commencing August 1, 2018.   Dear All:   Most of you are already aware and to…
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Office Closed on 4th of July

On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England. The Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. Each year on July 4th, also known as Independence Day, Americans celebrate this most American of holidays. As always, the priceless…
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Strikes in Brazil updates

Starting from June 4th, 2018 , the truckers strike has apparently come to an end, with truckers voluntarily unblocking major highways in Brazil, after the government reduction on Diesel has reached the gas stations pumps nationwide. According to the National Truckers Union, it may take a couple of months until major supply chains are normalized.…
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Robotization and eCommerce changing the models for the Supply Chain

We are starting to see that more and more 3PL logistics companies and warehouses that are doing eCommerce fulfillment doing big changes to develop more efficient ways to manage the resources in order to increase speed, accuracy and cut costs. So many robotics systems are being implemented in order to follow the fast pace changes…
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Brazil paralyzed by truckers strike

Since Monday, May 21st 2018, truckers in Brazil are on strike, with no forecast to finish. Important roads are being blocked affecting the supply of products on markets, gas stations, and consequently, deliveries and pick ups at ports and airports. Furthermore, Brazilian Customs continues on strike, which started on May 14th, also with no forecast to end. Our…
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Privacy

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect

On 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. It’s a wide-ranging piece of legislation passed by the European Union (EU) in order to ensure the protection of personal data. The protection of all personal data is of utmost importance to In Motion Logistics. We care about you and we care…
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