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Asia to US Rate Development

Last Updated: Nov 14 2017
Please find below updates to the following items: Peak Season Surcharge 11/15/17 (# 47-48), General Rate Increase Filed 11/15/17 (# 123), General Rate Increase Filed 12/15/17 (# 125)...

Merchandise Processing Fee Minimum and Maximum Increases Set By CBP

Last Updated: Nov 13 2017
Effective January 1, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection has announced in the Federal Register that the minimum and maximum Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) will be increased to $25.67 and $497.99 respectively...

Customs and Border Protection Trade Notice Issuance of Penalties as a Consequence of Wood Packaging Material Violations

Last Updated: Nov 10 2017
CBP has issued a trade notice regarding non-exempt wood packaging material (WPM) that outlines, effective November 1, 2017, responsible parties with a wood packaging violation may be issued a penalty...

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%...

US Ports - Labor Contracts 2017

Last Updated: Nov 9 2017
The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) plan to hold meetings in early December on a labor contract extension for East and Gulf Coast port workers...

China Approves Maersk’s Acquisition Of Hamburg Sud

Last Updated: Nov 9 2017
China will allow Maersk Line to proceed with its acquisition of north-south specialized carrier Hamburg Süd, meaning that only South Korea and Colombia must still agree to the transaction...

Holiday Notice - Brazil

Last Updated: Nov 2 2017
Offices in Brazil will be closed on November 3, 2017 for a National Holiday.

Holiday Notice - India

Last Updated: Oct 18 2017
Most offices in India will be closed on November 19, 2017 in observance of the Divali Festival, with offices in Chennai being closed on November 18, 2017.

Spanish Dockworkers End Strike After Cutting Deal With Employers

Last Updated: Jun 30 2017
The Spanish Dockworkers Union called off the port strikes after the Port employers’ association guaranteed the jobs of 6,200 striking Spanish dockworkers...

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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.