Weekly Update: Week 14: April 5th – 9th

What you can do about your shipments when global shipping is in crisis mode?   Vaccinations are rolling out, tariffs are temporarily on hold, and importers are racing to meet pent-up demand. The “bounce-back” has begun as companies race to replenish dwindling inventories and meet customers’ needs. Elenteny’s Alexi Cashen is quoted in a Wine Spectator article discussing […]

Imports & Exports: An Insider’s Guide to Getting it Right

  In this Inbound Logistics article, experts share best practices to ensure your cross-border commerce success.  Journalist Merrill Douglas interviews Elenteny Imports regarding their approach for importing goods: “Elenteny Imports, which provides door-to-door services for U.S.-based alcoholic beverage importers, has helped clients save money by filing for rebates on past shipments of this type, or […]

April Newsletter

We’ve woven this week’s update into the monthly newsletter so you can get all your import news in a single click. What’s New at Elenteny? Congratulations to the 100+ importers who track their orders with a single click.  By using our online system Globe™, you can instantly get the current status of your shipments and invoices. […]

Weekly Update: Week 12: March 22nd – 26th

Shipping Costs – Emergency Charges The rise in worldwide container demand, and COVID-related issues has led to a global increase in container delays and costs. The world container index, below, shows the dramatic rise in shipping prices. Rather than implement a general price rise, in response to these rising costs, we had previously included these […]

Weekly Update: Week 11: March 15th – 19th

Tariff Update The US Customs & Border Patrol (CBP) has published the guidance on customs procedures related to the four month suspension of tariffs associated with the Boeing/Airbus dispute.  As a reference, the links are provided below for both the UK and EU tariffs. United Kingdom – United States. The alcoholic beverage products that were previously subject to […]

BAF Increase Announcement

The Covid-19 pandemic drove fuel demand significantly lower and the price of crude oil along with it, as a result we cut the fuel surcharge (Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) Surcharge) by 2% in May 2020.   The price of crude oil has now recovered and is now more than double the level it was one year ago […]