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GSP Renewal Update

Last Updated: Jan 15 2018
If you import from any GSP eligible countries you know by now that GSP lapsed on January 1, 2018, leaving importers without the valuable benefits the GSP program provided. The question now is how long until Congress renews the program?

Ocean Freight Market Faces Record Deliveries Of Ultra-Large Containerships

Last Updated: Jan 15 2018
Although some carriers deferred deliveries of ultra-large containerships (ULCs) this year, 2018 will see a record number of these vessels being added to the worldwide container fleet...

Chinese New Year

Last Updated: Jan 11 2018
Chinese New Year (CNY) this year officially lasts from February 15 – 21, but as usual most factories in China close for a longer period of time to allow for travel of workers to and from their hometowns...

United States International Trade Commission publishes 2018 Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States Annotated (HTSA)

Last Updated: Jan 2 2018
The USITC has published the HTSUS that takes effect January 1, 2018. The HTSA provides the applicable tariff rates and statistical categories for all merchandise imported into the United States...

Changes to US Merchandise Processing Fees

Last Updated: Nov 10 2017
US Customs advises the following changes to the Merchandise Processing Fee structure effective 01/01/2018: Minimum Merchandise Processing Fee: $ 25.67, Maximum Merchandise Processing Fee: $ 497.99. The MPF rate will remain unchanged at 0.3464%...

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People and technology

Our People

Excellence, one transaction at a time. This is only possible because of our dedicated team of logistics and Customs experts. V. Alexander is structured to allow your highly trained account team to scale in unison with your needs.

 

Our Technology

Moving cargo efficiently is about transferring data. And, when it comes to intermodal data exchange, no one beats V. Alexander. That’s because the company has dedicated itself to seamless transfer of data whenever and wherever possible, with no re-entry. How can we do this? Through Vision, our industry-leading data communication system, tied directly into key government agencies, carriers, and all our customers, big and small. Combined with the best and the brightest staff in the industry, there is no better way to ensure that nothing ever gets lost in translation.

 


Import
.................................................................... Of all the countries on the planet, the United States clearly leads the world in paperwork. Ever since the events of September 11, 2001, U.S. Customs has made importing goods into the country an even more complicated task.

We have the expertise to make imports smooth and efficient.

Export
.................................................................... From Abu Dhabi to Zaire and any place in between, we have many years of experience shipping to both usual and unusual destinations. Whether your shipment needs to go to Andorra or Tierra del Fuego, we have the expertise and resources to get it there as efficiently and as economically as possible.
Professional Services
.................................................................... While we regularly go beyond the call of duty in our daily transactions, we also offer a growing array of Professional Services that supplement our more traditional businesses. Our newest is C-TPAT Certification Training that enables our customers to make the most out of the strict requirements of U.S. Customs.