Domestic Trucking Turmoil

Domestic Trucking Turmoil

Several natural disasters have consumed a large percentage of carriers as they were supporting ongoing operations with FEMA from Hurricane’s Harvey, Irma and Maria. FEMA responsibilities drove up demand on the market causing severe spikes in the rate per mile from all...
OFAC 50% Rule

OFAC 50% Rule

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control maintains lists of restricted parties, including the specially designated nationals and sectoral sanctions identifications lists.  Under the so-called 50 percent rule, any entity owned 50 percent or more by an...
Carrier Merger: NYK, Mitsui, K-Line

Carrier Merger: NYK, Mitsui, K-Line

New Japanese Joint venture carrier now ONE – The container divisions of Japan’s 3 liner shipping companies will be known as Ocean Network Express (ONE). ONE will be the name of the new liner shipping company that is a merger of the container shipping divisions of the...
Export Compliance Guide

Export Compliance Guide

Export compliance is becoming an ever more difficult task. We have linked a helpful document on our BDG International website which outlines the critical compliance components that should be considered when implementing an export compliance program at your company....
Export Destination Control Statement

Export Destination Control Statement

The Destination Control Statement has been re-written and will be effective on November 16th 2016.  We recommend visiting the Federal Register.  The FR defines what has been changed and the new wording.  Please find the web link and a excerpt of the FR regarding the...