Monthly Archives: July 2017

China plan to ban waste imports threatens US exports

Blaine Smith   July 26, 2017   Comments Off on China plan to ban waste imports threatens US exports

From Resource Recycling: Chinese authorities have announced the country will prohibit some grades of recovered paper and plastic from being imported by the end of 2017. One U.S. group said that action would have a “devastating impact” on the wider recycling sector. In a July 18 filing with the World… Read more »

Schedule B/HTS Valid For Export Codes Updated

Heather Noggle   July 5, 2017   Comments Off on Schedule B/HTS Valid For Export Codes Updated

The US Government released updates to its Schedule B and HTS for Import numbers that are valid for update.  Global Wizard has been updated, and here are some fun statistics about this update. There are 22,138 valid codes. 74 codes are new. 7 codes were that were previously deleted were reactivated…. Read more »

Spotlight on Global Wizard: Shipment Status

Heather Noggle   July 5, 2017   Comments Off on Spotlight on Global Wizard: Shipment Status

Global Wizard’s stellar shipment management capabilities may be obvious to your firm.  There are some “unsung hero” features that deserve some highlight, and through the next few weeks, we’ll be doing just that. Today’s focal point is the Shipment Status feature. Customers can, without additional cost, code their workflow and track… Read more »

IoT and Exports – Projected Growth

Heather Noggle   July 5, 2017   Comments Off on IoT and Exports – Projected Growth

IoT.  The Internet of Things.  My favorite “Thing” is my FitBit, which is currently on the fritz, and I suspect a have a new one arriving packaged and wrapped for my birthday in late July. For those unfamiliar, the Internet of Things refers to non-computer items that iteract with the… Read more »

Proposed Border-Adjustment Taxes

Heather Noggle   July 3, 2017   Comments Off on Proposed Border-Adjustment Taxes

Affectionately (or not) acronymized as BAT, Border-Adjustment Taxes are the subject of a complex an interesting article we wish to highlight. The Global Trade Magazine blog posts thus here. Like any controversial legislative proposal, the border-adjustment tax has spawned a great deal of conjecture about what the potential impacts could be…. Read more »