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Apparel, Footwear Lead a Growing Trade in Counterfeit Goods

Date: Monday, March 25th, 2019 Source: Sourcing Journal Footwear and clothing top the list of goods making up the biggest share of seizures of counterfeit goods in value, according to a study released Monday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD)…

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Lumber Liquidators hit with $33 million penalty

Date: Monday, March 25th, 2019 Source: American Shipper Lumber Liquidators hit with $33 million penalty Virginia-based flooring supplier haunted by 2015 missteps from investigation of defective, formaldehyde-tainted flooring imports from China. Mar 12, 2019 on Dec 27, 2018 — AmericanShipper.com

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Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd will reject ‘all-in contracts’

Date: Friday, March 8th, 2019 Source: American Shipper Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd will reject ‘all-in contracts’ While the companies agree on how to tackle the low-sulfur fuel mandate, they are pursuing very different corporate strategies. Mar 06, 2019 on Dec 27,…

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A Storm Is Gathering Over Container Shipping

Date: Friday, March 8th, 2019 Source: The Wall Street Journal Sagging global trade, rising fuel costs and stubbornly low freight rates have shipping lines facing new headwinds in an elusive search for stability It used to be that you could…

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These Retailers Just Announced More Store Closures

Date: Friday, March 8th, 2019 Source: Sourcing Journal Retail is continuing its cut back. The tally for store closures is now up to more than 4,800 doors since the beginning of the year, comprised of over 1,800 doors in January and now at…

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IMO 2020 mandate looms large for container industry

Date: Friday, March 8th, 2019 Source: American Shipper IMO 2020 mandate looms large for container industry Consulting firm says requirement to use low-sulfur fuel could raise costs by $10 billion for industry. Feb 28, 2019 on Dec 27, 2018 —…

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Trump to delay increase in China tariffs

Date: Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 Source: American Shipper Trump to delay increase in China tariffs Tariffs had been set to rise across $200 billion worth of goods from China on March 2. By Brian Bradley on Feb 25, 2019 —…

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Three crew lost in Atlas Air crash

Date: Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 Source: American Shipper Three crew lost in Atlas Air crash A Boeing 767 cargo plane en route from Miami to Houston Saturday afternoon crashed into Trinity Bay, near the Texas city of Anahuac. By Chris…

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EU still plans for no tariffs after 232 autos report sent

Date: Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 Source: American Shipper EU still plans for no tariffs after 232 autos report sent EU Ambassador to the U.S. David O’Sullivan told reporters that any imposition of Section 232 tariffs on automotive imports from the…

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