PierPass replacing OffPeak

Last update on April 20, 2018.

PierPass replacing OffPeak

SOURCE: AMERICAN SHIPPER By Chris Dupin Monday, April 16, 2018

West Coast marine terminal operators agree to a flat fee and appointment-based model.

PierPass is replacing the OffPeak program that has been in place since 2005 to encourage trucks to move containerized cargo at night at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and to fund nighttime operations at the 12 marine terminals in the port.
While PierPass has succeeded in reducing traffic congestion at the port and surrounding roadways by moving about half the port's container pick-ups and deliveries to evening and weekends, the program has been ...

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Last update on April 20, 2018.



U.S. Customs & Border Protection Phone: (954) 761-2046
Vehicle Exports FAX: (954) 761-2091
1800 Eller Drive, Suite 110, E-Mail: PEVVEHICLE
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

Export Hours: 8:00am – 3:30pm, Monday-Friday (Exportations submitted after 3:30 pm, on Weekends, or on Holidays will not be processed until the next business day)

Please read through entire information packet, it should answer many of the questions that you have. If you still have questions, feel free to e-mail us with your question(s) and we will be happy to help you.

Required Documents

These Documents must be on file in DIS and a conformation e-mail sent to our office 72 hrs. prior to export!!!

1. Automated Export System (AES) Filling.

2. Certificate of Title / Certificate of Ownership for all self-propelled vehicles including heavy machinery. This includes salvage title, rebuilt title, or flood title, or Bill of sale or Invoice/Certificate of Origin/Certificate of Destruction, should have the original Bill of Sale signed by the buyer and seller and must be notarized; should also indicate the VIN or SN. If the vehicle was a gift, a gift letter can be substituted for Bill of Sale. If you are the titled owner of the vehicle, a bill of sale is not required. An affidavit in lieu of the Certificate of Title is NOT sufficient for export.

3. Original Dock Receipt or Terminal Instrument Report (TIR)

A few common exceptions

1. Vehicles that are being financed through a U.S. based lender generally do not have a Certificate of Title issued for that vehicle ...

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Vehicle Export Confirmation Letter

Last update on April 20, 2018.

Vehicle Export Confirmation Letter

U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Export Office
Port Everglades, FL

Your submitted documents have been received and are approved UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTIFIED by U.S. Customs & Border Protection.
Please Note: The vehicle must remain in the United States for the mandatory 72 hour waiting period and you must have completed the export process (19 CFR 192.2). If it is discovered that the vehicle was exported prior to completing the export process, the exporter is subject to penalty and monetary fines, as well as seizure of the vehicle.
Thank you,
Port Everglades – Vehicle Export Department
1800 Eller Drive, Suite ...

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US shipper updates, from blockchain to ACE

Last update on April 13, 2018.

US shipper updates, from blockchain to ACE

Published on ( Hugh R. Morley, Senior Editor | Apr 12, 2018 5:19PM EDT

NEWPORT, Rhode Island — Amid fast-changing technology and rising US-China trade tensions, roughly 300 attendees of the Northeast Trade & Transportation Conference got updates on the shipping industry’s hottest issues. The following are the highlights from the event held on Wednesday and Thursday, ranging from the latest on the Maersk-IBM blockchain effort to the need for higher pay to attract scarce US truck drivers.
Neutral blockchain company coming next month
Annette Muller, commercial manager of Maersk Line’s global trade digitization ...

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Five Ways the Electronic Logging Device Is Changing Trucking

Last update on April 6, 2018.

Five Ways the Electronic Logging Device Is Changing Trucking

Many truckers and industry insiders thought that a federal rule enacted late last year that requires truckers to use electronic logging devices to track driving time would disrupt freight and logistics. It hasn’t happened. talked to DAT Solutions, which tracks freight and rates, truckers and other industry analysts to learn how the rule, which went into effect Dec. 18, is changing trucking. This is what we discovered.

1. Staying in the Game

Drivers threatened to leave the industry, but they aren’t leaving. Trucker employment is growing, adding almost 19,000 jobs over the past year.

There ...

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ELD mandate spurs innovation in US truck tech

Last update on March 30, 2018.

ELD mandate spurs innovation in US truck tech

Published on ( William B. Cassidy, Senior Editor Mar 27, 2018 4:19PM EDT
In a few short months, the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate for truck drivers has unveiled a host of inefficiencies in US supply chains. Transit times for shipments have grown longer, especially in lanes ranging from 450 to 550 miles, as drivers keep a tighter rein on their hours. That is spurring innovation aimed at improving time management within supply chains.
With out-of-service enforcement of ELD violations set to begin April 1, companies are racing the clock to comply with ...

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency will usher in a New Era for Supply Chains

Last update on March 29, 2018.

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency will usher in a New Era for Supply Chains

By Gavin van Marle 23/03/2018
Major shippers of perishables are expecting widespread adoption of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies in the next decade.
At the recent TPM conference in Long Beach, Chayenne Wiskerke, chief executive of Wiskerke Onions, the world’s largest shipper of onions, said cryptocurrencies could potentially solve one of the largest problems her company faced.
“At least 40% of my trade is with Africa and the main challenge is a shortage of liquidity in many countries. We have a lot of problems getting payments and, while it’s currently one step too far to use cryptocurrencies ...

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FMC Opens Formal Investigation Into Detention and Demurrage

Last update on March 26, 2018.

FMC Opens Formal Investigation Into Detention and Demurrage

Mr. Gabriel Rodriguez, FCBF's 1st Vice President of Freight Forwarding will be meeting with Commission Dye to represent your comments and information. All information will be held in strict confidence. There will be no attribution or naming of individual companies in any report that is issued, as the source of that information will remain confidential to the Commission. Accordingly, there should be no concerns that participating or providing information to Commissioner Dye through FCBF will result in any retaliation by the carriers or the complication of business relationships. Please submit specific examples of shipments where these problems were incurred ...

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U.S. Ports Stand to Benefit from FY2018 Budget

Last update on March 23, 2018.

U.S. Ports Stand to Benefit from FY2018 Budget

Source: BY MAREX 2018-03-22 21:09:00
The U.S. House and Senate are close to agreement on a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill for FY2018, just ahead of a Friday deadline that would require them to pass a stopgap budget to avoid another government shutdown.

The long-awaited passage of a full FY2018 budget would be good news for the U.S. military, which depends upon annual appropriations measures (rather than short extensions) for its procurement programs. The House version of the bill, which passed Thursday, adds $61 billion to the defense budget over last year's levels, including ...

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China 'Prepared' for Trade War, Unveils Response to Trump Tariffs

Last update on March 23, 2018.

China 'Prepared' for Trade War, Unveils Response to Trump Tariffs

By Fran Wang and Pan Che
Source: Caixin
China on Friday warned that the U.S. risks dragging bilateral trade relations “into danger” after President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on Chinese goods and Beijing released a plan to impose taxes on $3 billion worth of American imports.

China’s Ministry of Commerce blasted the U.S. move as underscoring “typical unilateralism and trade protectionism” and said it would take action to protect the country's interests.

“China does not want to fight trade wars. Yet China is absolutely not afraid of trade wars,” an unnamed commerce ministry spokesperson said ...

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