General Rate Increase for Trans-Pacific Carriers

General Rate Increase for Trans-Pacific Carriers

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective January 15, 2017. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian ports Effective January 15 Equip. USD…

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Frustrated by C-TPAT? You’re Not Alone

Frustrated by C-TPAT? You’re Not Alone

Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) has undergone numerous changes since its inception in 2001, the last major change being the release of Portal 2.0. Unfortunately, 2.0 resulted in a portal that was not intuitive, in addition to being plagued with glitches. To add to the frustration, the security profiles in the portal contain criteria that…

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General Rate Increase & Bunker Fuel Surcharge

General Rate Increase & Bunker Fuel Surcharge

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) and Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) effective January 1, 2017. The GRI and BAF will affect all Canadian and U.S. destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in North, South, and West Asia. General Rate Increase Applies to all cargo moving…

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Prepare for Delays During Chinese New Year

Prepare for Delays During Chinese New Year

In anticipation of the upcoming Chinese New Year, we recommend that you book upcoming shipments to or from China as soon as possible to avoid delays in the weeks surrounding the holiday. Most businesses will be closed in mainland China from January 28 to February 2 and in Hong Kong from January 28-31 in observance…

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How Mohawk Global Logistics Helps Downtown Decorations Inc. Deliver the Holidays

Image courtesy of Downtown Decorations Downtown Decorations Inc. has mastered designing and supplying commercial grade holiday décor throughout the U.S. and around the world. Helping to deliver this cause is Mohawk Global Logistics as Downtown’s domestic and international transportation services provider. Wayne Wolfe, Domestic Manager (top left) and Matt Machovec, Senior Domestic Coordinator (bottom left). The two…

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How Mohawk Global Logistics Helps Downtown Decorations Deliver the Holidays

How Mohawk Global Logistics Helps Downtown Decorations Deliver the Holidays

Image courtesy of Downtown Decorations Downtown Decorations has mastered designing and supplying commercial grade holiday décor throughout the U.S. and around the world. Helping to deliver this cause is Mohawk Global Logistics as Downtown’s domestic and international transportation services provider. The two have been working together for over six years and Ted Peterson, President and Owner…

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MGTA Presents Country of Origin & Marking Webinar on 12/1

MGTA Presents Country of Origin & Marking Webinar on 12/1

You can't mark goods without knowing the correct country of origin (where they were made). Step through the process of determining a product's origin during this webinar, presented by Robert Stein and Jim Trubits of Mohawk Global Trade Advisors. This webinar includes visual examples to explain marking methods and requirements, giving attendees a vivid understanding…

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