Scarbrough News Update
GSP Refunds Processing Will Begin July 29

CBP outlined the agency’s plans for refunding duties on entries eligible for Generalized System of Preferences treatment collected during the program’s lapse.

The agency answered some Frequently Asked Questions (here) and provided detailed information on the refund process (here). 

Volumes up 26% in First Year of New Florida East Coast Railway Intermodal Facility

The ICTF, which was completed in 18 months and opened in July 2014, is used to transfer international intermodal containers arriving or departing by ship-both north/south and east/west trade lanes - as well as domestic containers and trailers with cargo moving to and from South Florida.

Classification Changes: Medical Alert Bracelets, Boarding Bridges, Drugs

The following proposed or final revocations and modifications of classification rulings by U.S. Customs and Border Protection are included in the July 15, 2015, Customs Bulletin and Decisions.

Comments on the proposed revocations and modifications are due no later than Aug. 14, and the final revocations and modifications will be effective for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after Sept. 14.

10 Surprising Brands That are Made in America

It’s pretty hard to escape the “Made in China” or “Made in Mexico” stamp on products these days.

Imports of goods and services in 2014 topped $2.85 trillion, making the country the world’s second-largest importer (behind the European Union).

Surcharge announced for July 1, 2015
$360 / $400 / $450  per  20'/40'/40HQ
$20 per W/M for LCL Cargo
To all U.S. Destinations

*PSS update postpone (Aug 2015)

GRI announced for September 1, 2015
Rates will be $540/ $600 / $675
Per  20′ / 40′/ 40′HQ
$20 per W/M for LCL Cargo
To all U.S. Destinations

*Please be aware that amounts and implementation dates continue to change.  
We will keep you updated!

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