Port of Savannah Container Volume Increasing

2022 fiscally has been a huge success, according to the Georgia Ports Authority. In one year, Port of Savannah has recorded 5.76 million twenty-foot units being handled, making it an 8% overall increase year over year. Simultaneously, the port of Savannah has also announced that June 2022 was also a record-breaking month for them, handling 494,107 TEUs, which is a rise of a 10.6% increase … Read More

New Incentives for Farmers Exporting from West Coast

Global Logistical Connections, Inc Los Angeles

Amongst rising shipping inflation costs, the USDA is placing incentives for Farmers in the United States to export their agricultural shipments when using the Port of Oakland or Nothwest Seapport Alliance, to rouse dropping export volumes in the US.  For every container of farm goods or general agriculture commodities, all agriculture shippers will be given $200. For any said shippers using refrigerated containers, they will … Read More

GLC Mexico is Now Open!

GLC Mexico is Now Open!

GLC Mexico is now open! GLC has recently established a new office in Guadalajara, Mexico. This is the first office in Mexico for GLC, however, this exciting step has expanded their global footprint to now three countries, including the United States and Colombia.  Guadalajara, the capital city of Jalisco, is one of Mexico’s largest metropolises, is a significant economic hub, and is considered one of … Read More

Los Angeles Port holding strong among Shanghai lockdowns

Miami Ports

The Port of Los Angeles, as of May 6th is still holding firm, not showing any reported impacts from the COVID-19 lockdowns in Shanghai, China. According to Director Gene Seroka, There has been “no dramatic change” in the number of vessels leaving China, as vessel numbers bound for the San Pedro Bay remain “pretty consistent,” Seroka said. The number of ships departing Asia on Friday … Read More

New CBP Updates: Reinstatement of Certain China Exclusions

Customs Question of the Month

At the end of March 2022, the office of the United States Trade Representative announced the reinstatement of certain exclusions from China section 301 tariffs.  This new product exclusions fall under HTSUS classification 9903.88.67, according to the aforementioned office. These said Section 301 China tariff exclusions were previously expired on Dec 21, 2020, and reinstated until December 31, 2022. These exclusions apply to roughly 500 … Read More

Meet our Employees of the Last Quarter 2021

DIANE GUZMAN | Accounts receivable Manager| GLC Inc. Los Angeles, CA Diane joined GLC in October of 2019 and started with a hybrid role. She had administrative duties and learned about our Accounts Receivables. Now, almost two and a half years later, she is the Accounts Receivables manager. Being able to transition and flourish into a new role is what she loves most about working … Read More

“The Great Resignation” and Its Impacts on Supply Chain

What is the Great Resignation? A term recently coined to describe the phenomenon of large groups of people, mainly in the U.S., quitting their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Unfortunately, the supply chain industry is not immune from this phenomenon, and many fear it only adds to the current Supply Chain Crisis.  

Shipper-Owned Containers, What Are They?

SOC

Ocean containers are everywhere and are a key role in shipping freight, and in the Global Supply Chain as a whole.  As a freight forwarder or any person in the logistics field, understanding the differences between Shipper-Owned Containers (SOCs) and Carrier-owned containers (COCs) can help expand your logistics knowledge. 

The Employee of the Quarter | Armando Salgado, GLC Chicago

Armando Salgado

In every company, there are employees who, without realizing it, inspire others to be better. They lead by example, persevere in challenging times, and do whatever is necessary to get the job done. For our GLC Chicago Branch that person is Armando “Mando” Salgado. Armando began his career with GLC in 2018 as a truck driver for our Chicago Distribution Center. After eight months with … Read More