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Traffic Issues At Wando Terminal In Charleston SC

Last Updated: May 17 2018
The Wando River Bridge in Charleston will be closed for 4 weeks as a broken cable is being repaired. The bridge is a crucial piece of infrastructure and the closing will impact traffic in Charleston heavily,..

Customs Strike in Brazil Intensifies

Last Updated: May 16 2018
Our partners in Brazil advise that Brazilian Customs workers plan to intensify their strike movement in the next 30 days. Regular Customs operations will be affected, while “essential services” will be provided without disruption,..

Section 301: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation

Last Updated: May 9 2018
The U.S. Trade Representative (Trade Representative) has determined that the acts, policies, and practices of the Government of China related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation covered in the investigation are unreasonable....

Temporary DGR Restrictions During Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Qingdao

Last Updated: May 8 2018
During the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Qingdao in June 2018 the Qingdao Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) will restrict the movement of DGR cargo as follows...

Holiday Notice - Hong Kong

Last Updated: May 3 2018
Most offices in Hong Kong will be closed on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, for The Birthday Of The Buddha holiday.

Updated Filing Requirements for Steel and Aluminum Articles under Section 232

Last Updated: May 1 2018
On May 1, 2018, Customs and Border Protection published an update to the filing requirements for imports of aluminum and steel...

Asia to US Rate Development

Last Updated: Apr 18 2018
Please find below updates to the following items: Peak Season Surcharge 04/15/18 (# 58-59), General Rate Increase Filed 04/15/18 (# 133-01), General Rate Increase Filed 05/15/18 (# 135)...

India: Mandatory Declaration of GSTIN, IEC and e-mail address of Importer to be included in the Bill of Lading obtained by Shipper

Last Updated: Mar 26 2018
Please be advised that the Commissioner of Customs, India has issued a public notification no. 33/2018 dated 7 March 2018, which mandates that with effect from 1 April 2018, importers are required to ensure the following basic details...

Ocean Freight Market Faces Record Deliveries Of Ultra-Large Containerships

Last Updated: Jan 15 2018
Although some carriers deferred deliveries of ultra-large containerships (ULCs) this year, 2018 will see a record number of these vessels being added to the worldwide container fleet...

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Case Study: Heavy Lift Project

Aug 18 2014

When a German manufacturer needed to arrange for the delivery of a new press for automotive parts to its customer in Tennessee, they turned to V. Alexander Transport Systems in Bremen to arrange the transportation of this expensive item from door to ...

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Case Study: Industrial Pumps / Shanghai, China – Philadelphia, PA

Sep 19 2013

In April 2013, V. Alexander’s Logistics Department was tasked with the transport of four industrial pumps from the Port of Shanghai to Philadelphia, PA.

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Case Study: McHale and Associates

Mar 29 2012

When McHale and Associates needed help returning their testing tools, they turned to V. Alexander to find an expeditious solution to their problem.

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Case Study: ESI

Mar 7 2012

When SkyCop needs somebody to provide international shipping services that are as reliable and secure as their product, they turn to V. Alexander & Co., Inc.

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Case Study: Life Boats

Aug 4 2011

The V. Alexander Project Group in Bremen, Germany, has been chosen by a German manufacturer of life boats to handle and manage the complete worldwide transport chain for their products from their shipyards in Germany and Poland to the shipyards where...

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