News

Current information from American Lamprecht Transport Inc.

DELOITTE IS BULLISH ABOUT 2019 HOLIDAY RETAIL SALES

Date: Saturday, September 28th, 2019 Source: Logistics Management Firm says this year’s holiday season retail sales could be up 4%-to-4.5% ahead of 2018’s 3.1% annual gain. With all the uncertainty caused by the ongoing impact of the United-States “trade war,” it stands…

Show More

BREAKING: CHINA HITS US WITH NEW TARIFFS, TRUMP ORDERS US COMPANIES OUT

Date: Sunday, August 25th, 2019 Source: Sourcing Journal China isn’t taking the trade war with the United States lying down. Late on Friday in Beijing, China’s Ministry of Commerce said it would retaliate with tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S.-made goods if President Trump presses forward with the…

Show More

SOUTH KOREA KICKS JAPAN OFF LIST OF FAVORED TRADING PARTNERS

Date: Sunday, August 25th, 2019 Source: The Wall Street Journal Decision had been signaled earlier this month when Tokyo took a similar step SEOUL—South Korea dropped Japan as a favored trading partner, further escalating tensions between the two U.S. allies. Seoul said…

Show More

CBP ADJUSTS MERCHANDISE PROCESSING FEES

Date: Sunday, August 25th, 2019 Source: American Shipper Customs and Border Protection is required under COBRA to annually adjust, if necessary, its various user fees to reflect changes due to inflation. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has adjusted the amounts for its merchandise…

Show More

Customs brokers will get to know importers better

Date: Sunday, August 25th, 2019 Source: American Shipper NCBFAA foresees newly proposed importer verification rule by CBP leveling the playing field and strengthening relationships between customs brokers and their clients. The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) welcomed a recently…

Show More

Treasury takes aim at Chinese Opioid exporters

Date: Sunday, August 25th, 2019 Source: American Shipper Three Chinese businessmen and their companies involved in the manufacture and export of deadly fentanyl have been designated as violators of the Kingpin Act. Making good on its promise to crack down on…

Show More

CBP seizes illicit shipment of Chinese firearm parts

Date: Sunday, August 25th, 2019 Source: American Shipper U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaport complex halted the illegal import of Chinese-made firearm parts valued at $378,225. CBP announced that it intercepted and seized…

Show More