Ascent Global Logistics Blog


Potential Strike with Canadian National Railway

How Tariffs Could Impact Import Volumes and Gift Prices This Holiday Season

Proposed NMFC Changes Scheduled for December 5, 2019

Insuring Overseas: Your Guide to International Cargo Insurance

Incoterms 2020 Explained

USTR to Begin Accepting List 4 Tariff Exclusion Requests on October 31

Make Sure You Bundle Up (Your LTL and TL Shipments) This Winter!

$7.5 Billion in U.S. Tariffs Enacted Today on Specialty Foods From The EU

How IMO 2020 Could Impact Mega-Ships, Carriers and Ocean Freight Rates

Trade Negotiations with Turkey Halted: Steel Tariffs Raised to 50%

Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Portal Opening October 11

Compliance Circular: October 2019

Norfolk Southern Service Suspended: Bridge Collapse

Tariff Update: WTO Grants U.S. Permission to Impose $7.5 Billion of Tariffs on EU Goods

Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Mitag

Update: Two Week Delay for Tariff Increase

Weather Alert Update: Hurricane Dorian

Weather Alert Update: Hurricane Dorian

Weather Alert Update: Hurricane Dorian

Weather Alert: Hurricane Dorian

Compliance Circular: September 2019

Modification to S301: 10 Percent to 15 Percent

Section 301 Tariff Update: Increases Announced for List 3 and List 4

How to Navigate TFTEA and NAFTA Regulations During the Duty Drawback Process

4 Key Tips for Filing Duty Drawback

List 3 Product Exclusions

Compliance Circular: August 2019

NMFC Changes Effective August 24, 2019

Duty Drawback: A 101 Guide

PierPASS Rate Increase

Q2 International Trade Recap

Compliance Circular July 2019

S301 List 3 Tariff Exclusion Requests

Mexico Tariffs Suspended "Indefinitely"

India Removed from Generalized System of Preference (GSP)

Compliance Circular June 2019

Compliance Circular May 2019

Tariff Updates: S232, S301 & GSP

TARIFF ALERT: S301 List 3 Tariff Rates Could Increase to 25%

International News Bulletin: Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Imposes New Draft Restrictions

NMFC Changes Effective April 27, 2019

UPDATE: EPA, TSCA And Wood Products

Six Seasonal Shipping Facts You Should Know

S301 List 3 Tariff Rate Increase Postponed "Until Further Notice"

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UPDATE: Potential Delays At US-Mexico Border

Five Heavy Haul Questions & Answers From Our Specialized Transportation Team

Power Of Attorney: Critical To International Shippers

OTIF Changes From Walmart: Here Is What To Expect In 2019

TARIFF UPDATE: US Administration Plans To Delay Implementing S301 List 3 Tariffs

TARIFF RECAP: Almost Time To "Celebrate" New Trade Deals And Increases

TRADE NEWS: Congress Requests Product-Specific Exclusion Process From USTR

How To Address Your Supply Chain Complexities In 2019

TRADE NEWS: US Government Shutdown Averted, Possible Delay In Proposed S301 Tariffs

IMPORTANT: New England Motor Freight Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition

Give Thanks To Your Broker! Our Brokers Are At The Heart Of Our Industry

Your Complete Guide To Cargo Insurance

Power Your Driving Career by Partnering with Ascent Power

What To Do If You Need To Book Last Minute Shipments Before Chinese New Year

How To Avoid Cargo Catastrophe

15 Effects Of The Government Shutdown On Import And Export Activities

New Year's Resolutions For Importers And Exporters In 2019

Improve Your Odds At Winning the Promotional Product Shipping Game

IMPORTANT: USTR Issues Federal Register Notice

US Ports Of Entry Experiencing Significant Delays Due To January 1 Deadline

Retail Consolidation: Good For Both Branded And Private Label Suppliers

Binding Rulings: Take The Guesswork Out Of The Process

"Sea" The Difference In Your Import Activities

IMPORTANT: Winter Weather In The United States Could Cause Shipping Delays

4 Questions To Ask When Looking For A Top Duty Drawback Provider

November 2018 Compliance Circular: MTB H.R. 4318 A Break For Importers!

Knowledge Is Power: Begin Tackling The LTL Over Dimensional (OD) Rules Puzzle!

Getting Your Money Back Is Common "Cents," Right?

Tariff Talk: Making Sense Of The Effects Of S232 And S301 Tariffs On Duty And Bonds

Create An Ethical Supply Chain - Be In The Know!

Do Commodity Classifications Impact Your Product? Here Is How You Can Find Out

5 Questions Retail Suppliers Should Ask When Evaluating Their Ecommerce Supply Chains

August 2018 - The Miscellaneous Trade Bill (MTB) of 2018

Are You Getting The Best Deal On Your Partial Truckload Freight? Here Is How You Can Find Out

UPDATE: Important Section 301 Tariff Information For Chinese Imports

How To Apply For Exemptions From The Latest Proposed Tariffs (USTR-2018-0026)

3 Ways Prime Distribution Services’ Consolidation Program Helps Walmart Suppliers

Spending Too Much Time Negotiating LTL Pricing Contracts? Here Are 3 Ways Ascent Can Help

3 Reasons Why Walmart Suppliers Need A Retail Consolidation Partner For OTIF Success

BREAKING NEWS: Hurricane Bud Could Cause Shipping Delays

3 Frequently Asked Questions You Should Ask About Tariffs

Future Proof Your Supply Chain: Why It Pays To Take A Look Today

Is Freight Forwarder Technology Slowing You Down? Consider Making A Switch!

4 Tips For Controlling your Inbound Freight Costs

News Bulletin: Dock Workers In India Continue Strike

Tired Of Delayed Shipments? Ascent Offers Options To Reduce Delays

Duty And Tariffs: What Importers Should Know

3 Reasons Why You Need A Reliable Transportation Solutions Partner

How Switching From Excel To A Robust Technology Suite Can Save You Money!

Introducing the Newest Member of Our Retail Consolidation Team: Michael Smith

UPDATE: Walmart On-Time In-Full 

How To Ensure Compliance With Generalized System Of Preference (GSP) Re-authorization 

Customs Compliance for Importers: What You Need to Know About Reasonable Care

UPDATE: Logistics News For Walmart Suppliers

The Fast Lane Of Domestic Freight Management: What You Need To Know About Expedited Freight

Steel And Aluminum Tariffs: What Importers Need To Know

North American Trucking, Drayage and Intermodal Update

Importer Update: Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)

Highlights From the First Year at Ascent 

Logistics News for Walmart Suppliers

Sneak Peek Into Some Big Plans at Ascent Global Logistics

Analysis: What to Expect in the 2018 Freight Market

A Shipper's Guide to Time Critical LTL Holiday Freight

5 Things to Remember When Shipping to Trade Shows

7 Antidumping and Countervailing Facts Importers Should Know

Protect From Freeze: What LTL Shippers Should Know

Domestic Freight Transportation Today: A Shipper's Guide to the Market

Logistics & the Holidays: Top Tips to Help Shippers Prepare

Irma Logistics Update 9/13/17

Irma Logistics Update 9/12/17

Irma Logistics Update 9/11/17

Irma Logistics Update 9/8/17

Harvey & the Supply Chain Analysis: How Severe Weather Disrupts Logistics

Walmart Suppliers - Don't Miss Two Educational Events in One Morning

Case Study: How True Partnership Can Drive Savings Beyond Shipping Costs

How the August NMFC Changes Could Impact Shipping Rates

Top 3 Reasons to Attend the Bentonville Supplier Delivery Summit on 8/30/17

Coming Soon: Walmart Supplier Delivery Summit in Bentonville

Countdown to ELD Implementation: 3 Things Shippers Need to Know

3 Tips to Reduce Inbound Logistics Costs

4th of July Tribute - Help Us Thank Our Former Military Team Members

NEWS: Maersk Hit by Cyber Attack

[eBook] NMFC Changes - August 2017

You're Invited: International Transportation & Trade Workshop in Memphis

Shipping Freight in Ocean Containers 101

Bill of Lading Basics for International Shippers

Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy Q&A with Bill Goodgion

Vote for Ascent Global Logistics in the Top 3PL Excellence Awards

Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers - What's the difference?

Chicago Retail Consolidation Summit

10 Benefits to Centralizing Your Logistics Management

3 Tips for Supply Chain & Logistics Professionals

Importing 101: Customs Bonds

Inbound Shipping 101 eBook

3 Benefits of Freight Audit & Payment Programs

3 Reasons to Become An Ascent Global Logisitcs Independent Sales Agent

[Infographic] Retail Consolidation 101

Weather Advisory: Winter Storm Niko to Cause Shipping Delays

[Podcast] President of Ascent Global Logistics Discusses Shipper Challenges

Introducing... Ascent Global Logistics

Freight Classification & NMFC Rules

New Destination Control Statement (DCS) Requirements: How to Maintain Export Compliance

Incoterms Explained: Free Carrier (FCA)

The Panama Canal vs. The Suez Canal

10 Things You Need to Know About Successful JIT Partnerships

8 Freight Terms You Must Know & Why

Supplying to Walmart 101: What is an Order Write?

How Retail Consolidation Can Help Walmart Suppliers

Avoiding Costly Shipping Mistakes: Linear Foot Rule