Weekly Update Week 32: Aug 7th-11th

Canadian ILWU Dispute Ends, Available LCL Space, We are hiring for a Sales Account Manager!


Operations Update

Canadian ILWU Dispute Ends
“Three-quarters of the longshore rank and file have agreed to a four-year contract at Vancouver and Prince Rupert, bringing labor certainty to western Canada that has eluded the port for more than a month.” More details may be found here.

Whether from Europe, South America or Australia, we’ve got you covered. LCL space (cases) is available on the following lower volume lanes:

France to OAK:  400 cases

France (FOS): Full, building a new container ~800

Spain to OAK: We are building a new container for late August/early Sept ~850

Italy to OAK:  800 cases

Portugal to NY:  575 cases (Estimate loading in early Sept)

Portugal to OAK:  Booked full, We are building a new container for Sept

South America to NY:  150 cases

New Zealand to OAK:  900 cases

Australia to NY:  700 Cases

Germany to NY:  700 cases

Austria to NY: 750 estimated late August/early Sept

High Frequency LCL Lanes:

Italy to NY:         Multiple shipments per week

France to NY:    Multiple shipments per week

Spain to NY:      One shipment per week

We are hiring for a Sales Account Manager!
This is a great opportunity for a sales motivated individual who enjoys beating the competition and working in the wine importation and distribution business.  Do you wake up in the morning wanting to be in charge of your own destiny?  Hurry, the job posting will close this Friday, the 11th of August.

News to Know

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Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

—Truman Capote

Cheers, Elenteny Imports