Opportunity to Join the Lobby to Have “On the Water” Tariffs Refunded
Elenteny, in cooperation with Benjamin Aneff, President of the US Wine Trade Alliance, is offering those of you who have been affected by tariffs for Wine that was already “on the water” to lobby for the refund of these tariffs. To be included, you simply email Roger Murray – firstname.lastname@example.org – with your business name and contact information, and ask to be included in the letter. The letter may be found here.
Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Expand Operating Hours to Improve Supply Chain Congestion
Last week leaders from port authorities, transport workers unions, trucking and logistics associations, and major US retailers came to the agreement to move towards expanded operations at the port of Los Angeles / Long Beach and at major retailer distribution hubs.
Southern California ports have struggled to keep up with the influx of cargo vessels since July last year; vessels at anchor and in drift areas increased to a record 80 this month. This port takes the brunt of the transpacific trade and unlike counterparts, the terminals (and ancillary supply chain components – drayage, rail, distribution centers) have not traditionally been operating 24/7.
You can read the full Whitehouse briefing room press release here.
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