Customs Brokerage Question of the Month

Customs Question of the Month

Q: What are Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties? A: Antidumping (AD) and Countervailing Duties (CVD) are intended to offset the value of dumping and/or subsidization, thereby leveling the playing field for domestic industries taking a hit by unfairly traded imports. “Dumping” occurs when foreign manufacturers sell goods in the United States less than fair value, causing injury to the U.S. industry. AD cases are company-specific; their … Read More

Transloading, What it is and Why you Should be Doing it.

With the current shipping climate creating bottlenecks and intermodal equipment shortages, transloading has become vital in maintaining many supply chains’ integrity. To help you better understand the benefits of transloading and why we highly recommend adding it to your supply chain strategies, we have answered some of our customers’ most frequently asked questions.  What is the Difference Between Transloading and Intermodal? Transloading and Intermodal are … Read More

GLC Opens Three New Distribution Centers

Forklift at Distribution Center

It is with great excitement, we announce the addition of three new distribution centers to the GLC network. The facilities, which are located in: Chicago, Los Angeles- Compton, and Los Angeles- Rialto, add a combined 200,000 sq. ft. to our existing portfolio. The new locations will offer various traditional warehousing services, including Transloading, Import/ Export Consolidations, Small Parcel Handling, and Short & Long-term storage. In … Read More

Air Freight Market Shows Early Sign of Rebound

As we round out the first quarter of 2021, it is with cautious optimism that a return to Air Freight norms may be on the horizon. A recent report from the International Air Transport Association ( IATA) described near pre-pandemic levels for the first time in January. With the Covid-19 vaccination role out continuing to gain momentum around the world, GLC’s air cargo division expects … Read More

U.S. Port Congestion Makes Its Way to the East Coast

New equipment shortages and congestion are evolving on the East Coast as import numbers continue to grow. The increased volume seen in Savannah and New York is in response to the bottleneck in Los Angeles and Long Beach, which shows little signs of letting up. As ports and railyards grapple with higher demands, chassis supply continues to be an issue, resulting in port-imposed storage and … Read More