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Monday Morning eBriefing

The Monday Morning eBriefing is a members-only digital newsletter which provides up-to-date and informative news on regulatory and legislative matters important to customs brokers, freight forwarders, and NVOCCs. It’s published every Monday at 6 a.m. ET.

Top News This Week 

  • NCBFAA 51st Annual Conference Just One Week Away! 

    Apr 8, 2024
    The countdown is on! It’s one week away to the start of the action-packed NCBFAA 51st Annual Conference at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa on April 14-17. We look forward to seeing all of those who are attending this year's industry-leading event!
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Latest Articles
 

  • More FAQs on AMS Organics Regulations

    Mar 11, 2024
    The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) new Organics regulation continues to dominate the attention of many customs brokers and importers as the March 19 implementation date draws near.
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  • AESDirect Forwarding Agent Change

    Mar 4, 2024
    Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Census Bureau announced that the Forwarding Agent party record name will be changed to Authorized Agent in AESDirect.
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  • Customs and Cross-Border Trade Regulatory Updates of The Week

    Mar 4, 2024
    A summary of the latest customs and cross-border trade regulatory updates brought to you by our NCBFAA Customs Counsel firm Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg.
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  • NCBFAA Seeks Your Input for GAO Air Cargo Throughput Challenges Analysis 

    Mar 4, 2024
    Airforwarder Association (AfA) and NCBFAA leaders had a call on Monday, Feb. 26, with the General Accountability Office (GAO) project committee assigned to review the airport cargo area truck throughput issue. At the conclusion of the call, GAO reviewers asked if our associations could recommend any individuals in the air cargo value chain who would be willing to talk with the GAO committee.
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  • ITT: FMC Close to Issuing Unreasonable Carrier Conduct Rule, Seeing Spike in Enforcement

    Mar 4, 2024
    The Federal Maritime Commission expects to issue its long-awaited final rule on unreasonable carrier conduct “in the next couple of months,” FMC chair Daniel Maffei said this week. He also said the commission has seen a sharp rise in enforcement cases so far this year, and he and Commissioner Rebecca Dye said they are more closely probing Red Sea-related surcharges being assessed by ocean carriers.
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  • NCBFAA Organics Toolkit Is Here!

    Mar 4, 2024
    The NCBFAA Regulatory Agencies Committee (RAC) created a Toolkit to help customs brokers navigate the new National Organic Program requirements as you prepare for March 19 – the date the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will begin a phased enforcement of the new rule.
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  • Still Time to Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration for NCBFAA’s Annual Conference!

    Mar 4, 2024
    There is still time to register to attend NCBFAA’s 51st Annual Conference at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa on April 14-17. Take advantage of the Early Bird pricing which starts as low as $945 for Regular Members and $1,245 for Non-Members, but this special deal ends March 15.
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  • Support Voiced for DCSA Data Recommendations to FMC

    Mar 4, 2024
    A group of U.S. business organizations, including NCBFAA, in a Feb. 29 letter voiced their support for the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) and its goal to establish IT industry standards that help realize the long-standing goals of interoperability.
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  • NCBFAA Welcomes New Members!

    Mar 4, 2024
    On behalf of NCBFAA's Board of Directors, Leadership and Staff, we want to take a moment to acknowledge and welcome All Borders Incorporated, All Points Holding, Blanca D. Dominguez Inc., Kambo Law, and Searates Holding FZE which have recently joined our association
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  • Venable LLP: Federal Maritime Commission Publishes New Rules for Demurrage and Detention Billing

    Mar 4, 2024
    Common carriers and marine terminal operators must start reviewing their current demurrage and detention billing process to ensure that their business practices fully comply with a new final rule issued by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC or the Commission) on February 26, 2024.
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