Posts Tagged: Compliance

Logistics Plus Receives CTPAT Partnership Renewal for 2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Receives CTPAT Partnership Renewal for 2021 This is the 13th straight year that Logistics Plus has been CTPAT approved by CBP. ERIE, PA (January 6, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc. (LP), a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, is pleased to share that the U.S. Customs… Read more »

What is an importer of record (IOR)?

By definition, an importer of record (IOR) refers to an importer (an entity or an individual) who is responsible for ensuring that legal goods are imported following the laws and regulations of the importing country. The importer of record is responsible for filing legally required documents and paying the assessed import duties and other taxes… Read more »

Logistics Plus Expands IOR Services to over 190 Countries

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Logistics Plus Expands Importer of Record Services to over 190 Countries Services cater to manufacturers, network security firms, cloud service providers, and value-added resellers across many industries. ERIE, PA (November 19, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, has announced an expansion of its Importer of… Read more »

The New USMCA Certificate of Origin Form and Instructions

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The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on July 1, 2020. Parties wishing to import “originating goods” duty-free into the United States, Mexico, and Canada utilizing the preferential benefits of the USMCA free trade agreement must have a valid certificate of origin on file at the time of claim,… Read more »

Introduction To Incoterms® 2020 Online Webinar

Adam Mook, Compliance Department Manager for Logistics Plus, recently completed an Introduction to Incoterms® 2020 Webinar. Approximately every 10 years, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) releases an updated version of Incoterms®. This year, the new Incoterms® 2020 rules went into effect on January 1, 2020. You can watch the entire webinar on the Logistics… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Proposed Tariffs on China Goods

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Global Trade Alert Message: On July 10th, 2018 the Trump Administration announced a list of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Before these tariffs may go into effect, they must first undergo a two-month review process. (CNBC) To view the latest list of proposed tariff increases, click here.

Global Trade Alert: Canada Imposes New Tariffs on U.S.

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Global Trade Alert Message: On May 31st, 2018, the United States announced tariffs on imports of certain steel and aluminum products from Canada. In response, Canada will impose countermeasures that become effective July 1st (Department of Finance Canada). Goods from Table 1 are subject to a 25% surtax. Goods from Table 2 are subject to… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Additional 25% Duty on Imports From China

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Global Trade Alert Message: USTR issues tariffs on Chinese products in response to unfair trade practices. The first set of commodities for which additional duty has been levied via USTR: List 1 The second set of commodities which will undergo a further review and public comment period before a final determination is made via USTR: List… Read more »

Adam Mook Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

In case you missed it, Adam Mook, global trade compliance department manager for Logistics Plus, was featured on today’s airing of Business Spotlight on WPSE AM 1450/FM 107.1 Radio. Business Spotlight is a 30-minute program airing Fridays at noon. Each segment focuses on a business or organization that is making an impact across the region. In this segment,… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Steel and Aluminum Exemptions Expire Tonight

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Global Trade Alert Message: Exemptions for 25% duty on steel and 10% on aluminum for Mexico, Canada, and the EU expire midnight tonight! Trump imposes tariffs on closest allies, Mexico and Europe announce retaliation via Washington Post Mexico declares tariffs on pork, cranberries and a host of other U.S. products via Washington Post