Industry News

5 Year HTS Update To Go Into Effect Jan. 27, 2022

On December 28, 2021 the Federal Register published the Presidential Proclamation modifying the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS). As a result the HTS updates will go into effect on January 27, 2022. You can find a full list of the HTS changes from the International Trade Commission here. Importers should review the […]

Congestion Dwell Fee at POLB & POLA

UPDATE 1/17 – The ports have announced another delay on the congestion dwell fee. This news comes as the ports have continued to see a decrease in stagnant containers. The ports will continue to monitor their data, postponing to January 21st. This additional delay fuels speculation that the fee will not be assessed at all.   […]

Congestion & Gridlock at US Ports

The shipping industry has been in a state of flux recently. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, record-breaking import volumes on both the East and West Coasts, India’s recent lockdowns, stateside port staffing issues, and so much more, the shipping industry continues to reel. Below is a brief summary of US port wait times and equipment shortages. […]

Company News

Welcome to Trans-Border, Bob Janusz

Everyone please welcome the newest member of our import pricing team — Bob Janusz! Bob has previous experience working in supply chains and is excited to join our team here at Trans-Border. Bob was born in New Jersey and his family moved to Albany when he was young. Since then, Bob decided to stay in […]

Welcome to Trans-Border, Dorina Rakip

Everyone please welcome the newest member of our agent pricing team — Dorina Rakip! Dorina comes to Trans-Border with great enthusiasm to join the world of logistics. Dorina was born and raised in Korca, Albania. She went to the capital city of Tirana for her education and obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Sciences. When […]

Welcome to Trans-Border, Noelle Caouette

Everyone please give a warm welcome to the newest member of the Trans-Border team – Noelle Caouette! Noelle is joining our team as our Claims Specialist, a newly established role. Noelle grew up in Niskayuna, NY and after a brief stint in New Jersey she has returned to the Capital District. Her family is comprised […]

Welcome to Trans-Border, Kevin Lee!

Everyone please give a warm welcome to the newest member of the Trans-Border team – Kevin Lee! Kevin has a background in management and logistics. Kevin grew up in Clifton Park and has stayed local most of his life. He has a beautiful family comprised of his partner and their two children, ages 1 and […]