Enhanced enforcement of ISPM 15 costing US importers millions

Enhanced enforcement of ISPM 15 costing US importers millions

Violations of ISPM 15, which maintains strict guidelines for treatment of all wood packaging materials (WPM) to prevent the accidental introduction of invasive pests, can result in the re-exportation of entire shipments of goods and large fines, even if importers and carriers have followed the regulations to the best of their abilities.