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  July 28, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  July 27, 2017 Service Disruption – Nhavasheva / Mundra / Pipava
  July 17, 2017 Canada eManifest Program for Back-to-Back Shipments Suspended
  July 14, 2017 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  July 11, 2017 Intermodal Situation to and from Germany
  July 11, 2017 Congestion Surcharge
  July 5, 2017 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - India Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  June 30, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  June 30, 2017 ACE Mandatory Date Postponed
  June 27, 2017 Cybersecurity Alert - Maersk Disruption
  June 27, 2017 Cargo Fuel Surcharge Adjustment
  June 21, 2017 ACE Mandatory Date Update 
  June 15, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - India Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  June 15, 2017 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  June 8, 2017 Service Disruption - Qatar
  May 31, 2017 Bunker Inclusive of Low Sulfur Surcharge - Asia and India Sub-continent to U.S.A and Puerto Rico
  May 30, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  May 5, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI)
  May 4, 2017 Potential Service Disruption - China Equipment and Port Constraints
  April 27, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  April 4, 2017 New Requirements for Buyer - Consolidations into Canada
  March 31, 2017 FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
  March 28, 2017 LCL Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) Europe to Asia
  March 28, 2017 LCL Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) Europe to India Subcontinent
  March 28, 2017 LCL Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) Europe to Australia
  March 27, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  March 17, 2017 Food & Drug Administration and Light Emitting Diodes
  March 16, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  March 14, 2017 Air Cargo Fuel Surcharge
  March 8, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transatlantic Westbound (West Mediterranean to the U.S. & Canada)
  March 7, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - India Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  March 3, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transatlantic Westbound (Europe to the U.S. & Canada)
  March 1, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Westbound (U.S & Canada to Asia)
  March 1, 2017 Bunker Surcharge (BAF) - United States and Canada to Australia and New Zealand
  February 27, 2017 Capacity Shortage Europe to Far East
  February 24, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  February 24, 2017 Bunker Inclusive of Low Sulfur Surcharge - Asia and India Sub-continent to U.S.A and Puerto Rico
  February 23, 2017 Possible Service Disruption Due To Alliance Reshuffling
  February 9, 2017 Winter Weather Update – BNSF Rail Delay
  February 7, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  February 1, 2017
General Rate Increase (GRI) - U.S. to Asia, India Subcontinent and Middle East
  January 30, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  January 30, 2017 Service Disruption - Vancouver Delays
  January 20, 2017
Partner Government Agency Requirements for ACE Entry
  January 17, 2017 Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Update
  January 15, 2017
General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  January 6, 2017 China Smog: Red Alerts Shut Down Factories
  January 4, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI) - U.S. to Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru
  January 3, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Centers of Excellence and Expertise
  January 2, 2017
General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  December 30, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  December 23, 2016
ACE Mandatory Date Update
  December 21, 2016 Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) - Update to Post Summary Corrections
  December 15,  2016  General Rate Increase (GRI) - US to Oceania
  December 15,  2016  General Rate Increase (GRI) - US to Venezuela
  December 15,  2016  General Rate Increase (GRI) - US to Asia and South Asia
  December 14,  2016
General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  December 1, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  November 30, 2016 Oceania-Chinese New Year
  November 30, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  November 29, 2016 Bunker Inclusive of Low Sulfur Surcharge - Asia and India Sub-continent to U.S.A and Puerto Rico
  November 24, 2016 Oceania-Brisbane Wharf Terminals Update
  November 14, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  November 8, 2016 Partner Government Agency Requirements for ACE Entry
  November 7, 2016 Oceania-Bookings from Suppliers
  November 1, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - U.S. and Canada to Asia and India Sub Continent
  October 31, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  October 28, 2016 FWS Issuance of Port Exception Permits
  October 21, 2016 Canada eManifest Required Filings
  October 20, 2016 Typhoon Haima
  October 12, 2016 LCL Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) USA to Caribbean 
  September 30, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  September 29, 2016 Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Mandatory Date Postponed-Again
  September 19, 2016 Trans-Pacific Eastbound Air Freight Market Update
  September 16, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada) 
  September 15, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI)- Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  September 14, 2016   Typhoon Meranti
  September 13, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) U.S.A. to World
  September 9, 2016
U.S. Shipments to China Ports - Update - Zika Virus
  September 8, 2016  The Deactivation of the Phoenix International Customs Trade Partnership against Terrorism (“C-TPAT”) Accounts
  September 2, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  August 31, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  August 31, 2016 Hanjin Shipping - Market Implications
  August 30, 2016 2016 G20 Summit - Hangzhou Zhejiang, China - September 4-5, 2016
  August 30, 2016 Bunker Inclusive of Low Sulfur and Inland Fuel Surcharge - Asia to U.S.A and Puerto Rico
  August 19, 2016 New Destination Control Statement for Exports 
  August 18, 2016
General Rate Increase (GRI) USA to Asia October and November 2016
  August 18, 2016
BNSF_UP Service Interruption at Cajon Pass, CA 
  August 16, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  August 15, 2016 U.S. to China - Zika Virus
  August 15, 2016 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  August 12, 2016 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Audits
  August 2, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada 
  July 31, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada) 
  July 26, 2016 Pier-Pass Fees
  July 14, 2016 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  July 11, 2016 Safety of Life at Sea ("SOLAS") Update
  July 8, 2016 Typhoon Nepartak
  July 5, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI)- Postponed - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  June 30, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  June 29, 2016 ACE Mandatory Dates
  June 29, 2016 Safety of Life at Sea ("SOLAS") - EU
  June 29, 2016 Safety of Life at Sea ("SOLAS") - UK
  June 24, 2016 Port of Oakland - Oakland International Container Terminal (SSA)
  June 23, 2016 Safety of Life at Sea (“SOLAS”) Verified Gross Mass Fees – US Exports
  June 20, 2016
ISF Enforcement Update
  June 15, 2016 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  June 3, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - North Europe & Mediterranean to USA
  June 1, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - USA to North Europe and Mediterranean
  June 1, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  May 31, 2016 Bunker Inclusive of Low Sulfur Surcharge - Asia and India Sub-continent to U.S.A and Puerto Rico
  May 26, 2016 American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 
  May 17, 2016 ACE Cargo Release Mandatory Use Date Update
  May 13, 2016 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  May 2, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  April 29, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  April 18, 2016 Port of Houston Closure
  April 6, 2016 Safety of Cargo and Life at Sea (SOLAS) - Verified Gross Mass
Safety of Cargo and Life at Sea (SOLAS) - Verified Gross Mass (Simplified Chinese)
  April 1, 2016 G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China - Supply Chain Disruption
  March 31, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  March 31, 2016 U.S. Customs and Border Protection-Centers of Excellence and Expertise
  March 25, 2016 U.S. Customs and Border Protection-ACE Entries and Canadian Rail Shipments
  March 23, 2016 Lithium Battery Changes
  March 8, 2016 AS400 AMS-ISF Shut Down
  March 8, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - North Europe to USA
  March 2, 2016 Suspension of Hong Kong Cargo Fuel Charge
  February 26, 2016 Bunker Inclusive of Low Sulfur Surcharge - Asia and India Sub-continent to U.S.A. and Puerto Rico
  February 26, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  February 16, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  February 3, 2016 LCL Chassis Surcharge Increase
  January 29, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  January 25, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  January 22, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) USA to Asia Postponement
  January 22, 2016
Partner Government Agency Requirements for ACE Entry
  January 15, 2016
General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada) 
  January 7, 2016 Port Disruption - Rotterdam, Netherlands terminal operators strike
  December 31, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  December 31, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - U.S. WEST COAST to ASIA, SUBCONTINENT INDIA and MIDDLE EAST
  December 16, 2015 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada) 
  December 16, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
 
  December 15, 2015
AMS Quantity Reporting and Package Identification
  December 14, 2015
Preparing for ACE Cargo Release - New FDA Requirements
  November 30, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  November 30, 2015
Bunker Inclusive of Low Sulfur Surcharge - Asia and India Sub-continent to U.S.A and Puerto Rico
  October 30, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  October 27, 2015 Panama Canal Congestion
  October 6, 2015 Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement 
  October 1, 2015
General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada) 
  September 21, 2015 U.S. Customs' Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and ACE Secure Data Portal
  September 11, 2015  Shanghai new DG Ocean Import requirement (English)
  September 11, 2015 Shanghai new DG Ocean Import requirement (Chinese)
 
  September 8, 2015 Explosion in Tianjin, China (Update)
  September 2, 2015 LCL PIER PASS SURCHARGE - Los Angeles / Long Beach to All Destinations
  September 2, 2015 LCL Origin Terminal Receiving Surcharge - U.S. West Coast (USWC) Ports to Australia / New Zealand
  September 2, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - U.S. to ASIA
  September 1, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  August 31, 2015 Bunker Inclusive of Low Sulfur Surcharge - Asia and India Sub-continent to U.S.A and Puerto Rico
  August 19, 2015 Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Service Offering
  August 18, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - U.S. to South America
  August 13, 2015 Explosion in Tianjin, China
  August 10, 2015 Safety of Cargo and Life at Sea (SOLAS) - Verified Gross Mass 
  August 6, 2015 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  August 5, 2015 LCL Export Temporary Congestion Surcharge - U.S. East Coast (USEC) Ports CANCELLATION 
  July 31, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  July 22, 2015
GSP Refunds
  July 15, 2015 LCL Export Temporary Congestion Surcharge - U.S. East Coast (USEC) Ports
  July 2, 2015 USWC Related Delays
  July 1, 2015
Harmonized Tariff Classification Service Offering
  July 1, 2015  C-TPAT Certification for Exporters
  July 1, 2015 Export Classification Service Offering
  June 30, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  June 8, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - U.S. to West Coast South America
  June 8, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - U.S. to Asia
  June 8, 2015 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  June 1, 2015 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  June 1, 2015
General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  May 29, 2015 LCL Export Temporary Congestion Surcharge - U.S. West Coast (USWC) Ports (UPDATE)
  May 14, 2015 General Rate Increase - U.S. to Australia / New Zealand
  May 7, 2015 ISF Full Enforcement Set for May 14, 2015
  May 1, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  April 2, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  March 10, 2015 U.S. West Coast (USWC) Port situation - Detention Charges
  March 9, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) -Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)
  March 6, 2015 General Rate Increase (“GRI”) – Cancellation for LCL - U.S. to Australia / New Zealand
  March 4, 2015
General Rate Increase (GRI) - Europe to USA
  March 1, 2015 Bunker inclusive of Low Sulfur Surcharge-Asia and India Sub-continent to U.S.A and Puerto Rico
  February 24, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada
  February 23, 2015 Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - N. Europe to U.S. East Coast (USEC)
  February 23, 2015 USWC Port Situation - PMA and ILWU Reach a Deal
  February 19, 2015 LCL Export Temporary Congestion Surcharge - U.S. West Coast (USWC) Ports

February 12, 2015  U.S. Ocean Export - West Coast Marine Terminal Update

February 9, 2015 USWC Port Situation - What if there is a lockout?

February 6, 2015 Emergency Quarantine Measures for Shipments from the U.S. to Australia

February 6, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)

February 4, 2015 Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S.) - U.S. West Coast (USWC) Port Situation

January 30, 2015 General Rate Increase - U.S. to Australia / New Zealand

January 30, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - U.S. to Asia

January 24, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Indian Subcontinent (ISC) to the U.S. & Canada

January 8, 2015 West Coast Marine Terminal Update – BNSF Embargo Lifted January 7, 2015

January 7, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - LCL USA to Central America

January 6, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)

January 6, 2015 Transpacific Eastbound Service Disruption - BNSF Embargo

January 5, 2015 West Coast Marine Terminal Update – BNSF Embargo

January 5, 2015 General Rate Increase (GRI) - U.S. to Asia / Oceania and Saudi Arabia

General Rate Increase (GRI) - Transpacific Eastbound (Asia to the U.S. & Canada)