Ningbo Port Trucker Strike Turns Violent

A trucker strike at the Port of Ningbo has escalated to near riotous conditions, warranting police involvement after picketing drivers became violent, reportedly. Striking truckers have been detained and arrested, according to the Journal of Commerce. Operations at the port have been severely impacted. We cannot confirm if the protests are ongoing at this point.…

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Ew, Bugs! Preventing Pests When Importing Goods

Due to a recent increase in the number of sea carriers found transporting wood packing material (WPM) that violates WPM standards—primarily while crossing the Mediterranean Sea—Customs & Border Protection has released a bulletin reminding importers to work to ensure that any WPM used has been effectively treated to prevent the introduction of invasive pests into…

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