Friday, June 14, 2024

Pressure grows for full enforcement of US STOP Act

Pressure is mounting on the US government to fully implement the STOP Act and the requirement for advance electronic data. The campaign for total enforcement has been led by US senators Rob Portman and Amy Klobuchar. “Congress passed the STOP Act to prevent illicit drugs, including fentanyl, from entering the United States through the United […]

Nippon Cargo Airlines deploys Descartes ACAS solution

Nippon Cargo Airlines has deployed Descartes’ Air Cargo Advance Screening solution to meet mandatory advanced security filing requirements for air cargo imports to the USA. ACAS is a joint US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) programme that requires data be submitted prior to loading at a foreign airport. On 12 […]

MNX Global goes with Descartes for ACAS programme

MNX Global Logistics has picked the cloud-based Descartes Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) solution to comply with mandatory advanced security filing requirements for air cargo imports into the US. Created to enhance cargo security and visibility before it is in the air, ACAS is a joint US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Transportation Security […]

Miami Airport designated as a Foreign Trade Zone

Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) has gained final approval from the US Department of Commerce to designate Miami International Airport’s entire 3,200-acre land parcel as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) magnet site. The magnet site designation allows existing or prospective airport tenants to operate manufacturing, warehousing and/or distribution centres on airport property, and have their federal […]

UPS says it with flowers, 88 million of them

UPS has ramped up its lovegistics network to deliver an estimated 88 million flowers around the world in time for Valentine’s Day. The company will handle more than eight million pounds of blooms for US consumers, enough to fill 64 wide-body Boeing 767s. To ensure flowers are delivered in perfect condition, UPS transports the shipments […]