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Week 41 Regional Updates

Regional Updates    Argentina: Trucking Strike on Mendoza to Buenos Aires Route over. On Monday an agreement was reached to end a local strike affecting transportation between Mendoza and Buenos Aires that started the Friday before (October 2nd).    Australia – Sydney Waterfront Strike – Although Sydney is not a port we typically use for […]

Week 40 Regional Updates

Regional Updates    Australia – Sydney Waterfront Strike – Although Sydney is not a port we typically use for wine shipments, strikes at Sydney may cause ripple down effects on Australian/NZ shipments.  For the moment, the strikes have stopped, and operations resumed. The two sides now have until November to reach a binding agreement.   […]

Week 39 Regional Updates

Week 39: Regional Updates   Australia – Sydney Waterfront Strike – Although Sydney is not a port we typically use for wine shipments, strikes at Sydney may cause ripple down effects on Australian/NZ shipments.  For the moment, the strikes have stopped, and operations resumed. The two sides now have until November to reach a binding […]

Duty Payment Postponement update

The US government issued a notice regarding Deferment of Duty Payments on April 12th. As explained this this document, there are two key points from this notice, and both are unfortunate. This announcement details that we are ultimately not eligible for this deferment, only when “gross receipts of such importer for March 13-31, 2020 or April […]