VGM Mandate allows 3 Month Grace Period
A 3-month grace period for enforcement on the new SOLAS VGM mandate has been announced. The July 1 mandate calls for a container's verified gross mass to be submitted to the carrier prior to loading on the vessel. Scarbrough will submit shippers' VGM data to the carrier electronically and already many ports across the U.S. are offering weighing services. Read more to find out the details.
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Scarbrough was just recently invited to attend a White House Business Council business leader briefing at the White House which is focused on the President's international trade agenda and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) writes the rules for global trade - rules that will help increase Made-in-America exports, grow the American economy, support well-paying American jobs, and strengthen the American middle class. Find out how TPP can affect your business, by country, state or industry sector by clicking here or read the FAQ's & watch snippets of questions and answers provided by TPP experts.