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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.
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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DHL wants to help you stay up-to-date by providing you with valuable knowledge through a series of free webcasts. As part of the upcoming Transpacific Maritime Conference (TPM) being held by the Journal of Commerce (JOC) in California at the end of February....
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Every five years, the World Customs Organization (WCO) updates the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) and the next WCO HTS update will occur in January 2017. This will result in changes to the U.S. tariff schedule (HTSUS) that will affect the tariff classifications...
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In early September, South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co., one of the world's largest container shipping companies, filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. to protect vessels from being seized by creditors. Although it has become very cumbersome to obtain accurate...
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Navigating your way through U.S. importation rules and regulations is often tricky even for the most experienced importer and, regardless of experience, most importers agree that one of the trickiest areas to navigate is determining the correct Customs value....
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Exporters must use care in their transactions to ensure they are compliant with U.S. laws in order to avoid the potential for fines, suspension of export privileges, and even possible criminal charges. If you are interested in learning more about the export...
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DHL Global Forwarding is committed to keeping customers informed of important updates that may impact their business. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reminding the trade that registered food facilities need to renew their registration during the...
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The International Trade Commission (ITC) has adopted an interim final rule establishing new regulations governing the submission and consideration of petitions for duty suspension and reduction under the recently enacted American Manufacturing Competitiveness...
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As of November 7 2016, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will implement its rule which requires advanced electronic presentation of cargo information through an automated manifest system (eManifest Advanced Commercial Information) for all import shipments...
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Last month United Airlines (UAL) and DHL Global Forwarding announced several significant growth and expansion initiatives in Puerto Rico. The two companies are working together to continue developing Puerto Rico’s life sciences and pharmaceutical industries...
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China has recently implemented new requirements for shipments from Zika-affected countries, including specific inspections for all imports by China Inspection and Quarantine Services (CIQ). The United States was recently added to the list of Zika-affected countries...
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Under U.S. Customs “Reasonable Care” guidelines, an Importer of Record is responsible for using reasonable care to enter, classify and value imported merchandise, and provide any other necessary information which would enable Customs to properly assess duties,...
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Trends that previously took center stage in logistics innovation continue to influence the strategy and innovation of the logistics industry, while uncovering new trends can provide important insights to tomorrow’s source of growth or disruption. To understand...
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As of June 15, 2016, all electronic entries and entry summaries of goods subject to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) import requirements must be filed via U.S. Customs Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).
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Free Webcast: July 28, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST On July 23, 2016 we are scheduled to reach another milestone in U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) transition to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).
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According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), a lack of compliance, standardization, accountability and transparency industry-wide in the air transport supply chain led to a significant reduction in global air cargo pharma transport from 2000...
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Ocean shipping remains one of the safest and cost effective modes of transportation in the world. With the evolution of larger ships and the varying port infrastructure that moves commerce around the globe, the 171 member nation International Maritime Organization...
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In a contract of sale, INCOTERMS define the tasks, costs, and risks involved with the delivery of goods from sellers to buyers. It is important for companies to know how to correctly determine and apply INCOTERMS in order to have clear understanding of their...
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Ocean freight transport has gained in importance within the Life Sciences and Healthcare sector during the last two years. The worldwide share of this transport mode is projected to grow from five percent in 2013 to 25 percent in 2016. Based on an increasing...
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DHL Global Forwarding would like you to be aware of the next mandatory Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) deadline.
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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is the United States’ largest bi-lateral free trade agreement. Claiming NAFTA duty preference on imports can result in substantial duty savings; however, importers must remember there are also risks and responsibilities...
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As an Importer of Record it is important for you to understand what your liabilities are beyond just paying the duties on the goods you import. It is also your responsibility to ensure that all the data submitted on your Customs entry is correct, maintain proper...
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