Weekly Update: Week 19: May 10th – 14th

Operations Update

The global supply chain continues to be challenged in all areas and additional price increases are expected.

Current Port Delays

  • New York / New Jersey: 24 hours

  • Los Angeles / Long Beach: 8 -11 days

  • Oakland: 10-14 days

  • Seattle: 4 day berthing delays; yard is at 120% capacity

Unloading Delays (Retrieval from Port)

  • New York / New Jersey: Up to 12 days

  • Oakland: 3 – 4 days

Inbounding Delays – FDL

  • Up to 7 days

  • FDL is no longer accepting prioritization requests

Pickup/Sailings Delays by European Country

  • France: 4 – 6 weeks

  • Italy: 3 – 4 weeks

  • Portugal: 2 weeks

  • Spain: 2 – 3 weeks

  • Northern Europe: 4 – 8 weeks

  • Australia: 6 – 8 weeks

  • New Zealand: 6 – 8 weeks

Potential Additional Freight Charges

We have been notified that additional emergency surcharges will be implemented by Steamship Lines.  We will notify our customers as soon as we have specific details.  Please note these emergency charges are on a pass-through basis.

Advance Notice – CBMA and FDA Charge Update – Beginning June 1st

Effective June 1st, the CBMA processing charge will be increased from $35 to $45, due to new processing procedures which started in early April.  Because of the increased processing time, our customs broker has increased their price for this service.

FDA rejections will incur a $25 per-infraction fee. Due to the time expended on each FDA by our broker, we are being assessed a fee per issue.

As a reminder, CBMA requests must submit a letter to cbma@elentenyimports.com prior to the 2 week period of arrival.  Failure to submit requests on time will result in an additional $50 refiling fee.

You can check your Open PO report in Globe™ to see if we have logged receiving a letter from your supplier. If you have any questions or are unsure if we have a letter on file, please reach out to us at cbma@elentenyimports.com.

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