Posts Tagged: Alert

Global Logistics Alert: Canada Reverses Vaccine Mandate for Truckers

Alert Message: In November 2021, the Canadian federal government announced that truck drivers crossing the border from the United States into Canada would need to be fully vaccinated by January 15th, 2022. Now, the government is backing down from its vaccine mandate for Canadian truckers just three days before it was set to go into… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Energy Certification Requirements

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Global Trade Alert Message: Importers must now use product-specific templates to certify compliance to the U.S. Department of Energy before distributing a basic model to commerce in the United States and annually thereafter. These templates must then be submitted electronically to the Department through the Compliance Certification Management System. Some of the products that require… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Exporters With Surplus of Medical Supplies

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Global Trade Alert Message: On December 31, 2020, FEMA published a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) in the Federal Register. It allocated certain scarce medical and healthcare resources for domestic use only during the Covid-19 pandemic. This ensured that supplies of certain equipment were not exported abroad. Effective immediately, FEMA has announced that the following products… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Allocation of Medical Resources

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Global Trade Alert Message: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a temporary rule to allocate certain scarce materials for domestic use only. This means that certain materials may not be exported from the United States without explicit approval by FEMA. The five types of personal protective equipment (PPE) this new rules covers are… Read more »

Logistics Plus Coronavirus (COVID-19) Message

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March 16, 2020 To All, Logistics Plus continues to closely monitor daily developments related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Our team is focused on the wellness and safety of our employees, customers, and partners, and we will continue to provide relevant, appropriate updates as appropriate. The safety of our employees and their families continues to be… Read more »

Coronavirus Service Alert

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Coronavirus Service Alert The coronavirus outbreak in China has been causing a ripple effect across global supply chains over the past several weeks. As a global logistics provider, Logistics Plus is uniquely positioned to have our hand on the pulse of this situation. Below are several key status updates and insights as of February 17th,… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: FYI

Global Trade Alert Message: Due to the current government shutdown, several links to online government resources are temporarily broken or disabled. This may include links to government resources that are posted on the Logistics Plus website. We are aware of these issues and we apologize for any inconveniences.

LTL Delays Expected due to UPS Freight Situation

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North American Alert: Attn: LTL Shippers & eShipPlus Users, Current events with UPS Freight is threatening to cause delays throughout the less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping industry across North America. As previously communicated, UPS Freight and the Teamsters Freight National Bargaining Committee recently concluded a round of discussions on October 25, 2018.  UPS Teamster employees will go to… Read more »

Hurricane Michael Service Alert

The National Hurricane Center expects a storm surge along the coast of Florida and Alabama. Flooding is expected due to heavy rainfall and could cause flash flooding from the Florida Panhandle region into portions of Georgia, the Carolina’s, and southeast Virginia. Damaging hurricane force winds are likely along the Florida Panhandle, Big Bend, and Nature… Read more »

Hurricane Florence Service Alert

The National Hurricane Center expects a storm surge along the coastlines of South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia, with potential water swells as far north as Maryland. Freshwater flooding is expected due to heavy rainfall. Damaging hurricane force winds are likely along coastal areas and could spread inland into the Carolina’s and Virginia, and potentially… Read more »