National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America

National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America

27 Dec 2019
Customs officials and brokers in the United States are both being challenged by constantly changing tariff levels and a continued influx of smaller e-commerce parcels.
26 Nov 2014
The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America on Wednesday charged that ocean carriers may be violating the U.S. Shipping Act with their congestion surcharges at West Coast ports.
25 Jun 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero today said the agency is reaching out to container lines for specifics on their planned congestion surcharges ahead of potential work stoppages at U.S. West Coast ports.
11 Apr 2013
The role of the customs broker in the international supply chain is evolving, and brokers have mixed feelings about the changes their industry will undergo.
24 Apr 2012
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Richard Lidinsky Jr. said he hopes the FMC can move quickly on a “top-to-bottom” modernization of rules covering non-vessel-operating common carriers.
29 Apr 2011
The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America cautioned the Food and Drug Administration to use care in its definition of 'importer' under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
18 Apr 2011
April 18 is the first day on which shippers may enter into binding agreements for transporting their cargo under rates negotiated with non-vessel-operating common carriers.
08 Apr 2011
The U.S. government will not tolerate bribes in the international transportation industry, attorneys and officials told customs brokers and forwarders Thursday.