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Logistics News

Welcome to the section of DHL.com dedicated to bringing you the latest news from the world of logistics, all in one place. Please select the news area most relevant to your business.
For the past months, the global jet fuel and crude oil prices have continued to steadily increase. The U.S. Gulf Cost Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Spot Price further rose from $1.42 per gallon in July 2017 to $1.82 per gallon in December, a +28.2 percent increase....
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Free Webinar: January 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST The declaration of a product’s correct country of origin is of vital importance on the Customs entry. The country of origin of a product can affect its admissibility, free trade program eligibility, Antidumping...
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On November 13, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of certain imports of tool chests and cabinets from the People’s Republic of China (China) and Vietnam....
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Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) and other U.S. Customs user fees will be adjusted effective January 1, 2018. The MPF rate of .3464 percent of the entered value of merchandise does not change; however, the minimum and maximum “per entry” limits are being adjusted....
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On September 11, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of certain imports of tool chests and cabinets from the People’s Republic of China (China).
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With Hurricane Irma fast approaching towards South Florida, the DHL Global Forwarding Miami station is fully prepared for the currently classified Category 5 hurricane.
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Due to the strong peak season forecast and limits of commercial capacity, DHL Global Forwarding will be offering additional dedicated capacity during peak season 2017 and beyond with a new ‘Round the World’ solution moving cargo from major gateways in North...
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Due to the strong peak season forecast and limits of commercial capacity, DHL Global Forwarding will be offering additional dedicated capacity during peak season 2017 and beyond with a new ‘Round the World’ solution moving cargo from major gateways in North...
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Due to the strong peak season forecast and limits of commercial capacity, DHL Global Forwarding will be offering additional dedicated capacity during peak season 2017 and beyond with a new ‘Round the World’ solution moving cargo from major gateways in North...
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The current market development and increased demand in Latin America have triggered carriers in the region to increase Southbound rates to main destinations across South America.
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After several temporary suspensions, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced the permanent elimination of the requirement to file the FCC Form 740 import declarations for radio frequency (RF) devices with U.S. Customs (CBP) at the time...
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To ensure quality and safety of products entering the Russian Federation, Eurasian Customs Union authorities have implemented various regulations with the objective to ensure proper quality assessment of products before they reach the Union market (free trade...
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Recently, numerous customer generated inquiries have been received requesting guidance concerning the recent TSA security requirement that has gone into effect for inbound air cargo to the U.S. The security requirement in question has an effective date of July...
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This webinar provides a basic overview of the general information an importer should know in regards to their responsibilities and liabilities associated with being the Importer of Record on imports into the USA. This is a good introductory course for companies...
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The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is implementing its Food Supplier Verification Program (FSVP). The FSVP regulations require food importers to verify their suppliers’ compliance with food safety requirements that are equivalent to U.S. regulations,...
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In 2017, the air freight industry has witnessed considerable capacity congestion and increased demand. As a result, our airline partners are reacting to the challenges by demanding higher premiums. Global air freight rates are increasing and expected to increase...
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In March 2017, DHL launched its second Innovation Challenges and is calling students, start-ups and inventors worldwide to submit their ideas for two logistics-related challenges.
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With the capabilities of U.S. Customs’ new system (ACE), various government agencies have been amending how information and documents are submitted in association with importations. The Animal Plant & Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is one of these agencies...
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Jet fuel prices have increased greatly, by almost 80% from January 2016 to January 2017. This has had a significant impact on the aviation industry, particularly the air cargo market, which largely operates on a long-term contract basis. The U.S. Energy Information...
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Now DHL Global Forwarding offers a weekly consolidation service from New York-Cartagena with a nine day transit port to port. DHL’s Less than Container Load (LCL) offering started on March 10, allowing U.S. exporters and Colombian importers to ship cargo from...
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The life sciences and healthcare sector faces challenges of increasingly stricter regulations and the need for smart cold chains that can secure product integrity and patients’ safety. IATA's Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical...
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Duty Drawback is the refund, reduction or waiver in whole or in part of U.S. Customs duties assessed or collected upon importation of an article or materials which are subsequently exported. Parties who pay duties on importations of products which are ultimately...
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