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Moving abroad for a new position? 10 important documents to bring with you

Relocating internationally for a new job can be exciting, but just like a domestic move, an international move can prove stressful and the paperwork may seem never-ending. If you and your family are preparing to move abroad, you might be in the process of gathering any important documents you might need to get started in your new destination.  If your…

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UPDATE ON GLOBAL HHG MOVES

Transportation, whether by the ocean, rail, or road, continues to be a challenge. When Shanghai opens, the challenges are expected to increase. Subsequently, HHG shipments will continue to experience long lead times. The challenges of HHG transportation availability are magnified by consistently high fuel prices and supply chain delays that affect products involved in HHG moves, such as corrugate. All…

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Nolan Whitely Has Joined Expat

 Nolan Whitely currently leads Business Development for Expat Relocation Solutions (ERS) – an innovation leader in worldwide transportation solutions. In his role, Nolan offers a comprehensive understanding and experience in helping clients achieve the best results when buying transportation services, whether it be moving something across the country or around the globe. Prior to joining ERS, Nolan spent time with…

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April 26th, 1956 – The start of containerization

On April 26th, 1956, an invention by transport entrepreneur Malcom McLean revolutionized our industry when 58 metal boxes set sail 🛳 from Newark to Houston. It was…the shipping container. The standardization of the specification of these boxes allows for cargoes to be transported from anywhere to anywhere, between ships, terminals, and trucks more efficiently. Getting all these complex pieces in…

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New Counting Method Suggests U.S. Ship Logjam Is Longer Than Ever

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The number of container ships headed for the busiest U.S. port complex has risen to close to 100 under a new counting method, underscoring the magnitude of the economy-restraining logjam that the Biden administration is trying to help alleviate. There is a backup outside the adjacent ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California that involves 96 container…

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Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach Issue Draft Container Fee Assessment Rule

Yesterday, officials with the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach provided additional information on the $100 container fee assessment, which they are implementing, in coordination and with direction from the White House Supply Chain Task Force. There have been several pieces of media on the proposed container fee over the past week. The fee assessment (as proposed) would begin November…

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US Imports – Current Issues

Supply Chain Issues Combined with Labor Shortages & Price Hikes Frustrate Service Providers & Customers The volume of international shipments destined for the United States from points overseas has yet to return to pre-pandemic levels but the unprecedented challenges being experienced by the global moving services industry have been nothing short of staggering to this day. A perfect storm of…

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U.S. Ports See Shipping Jams Likely Extending Into 2022

Leaders of some of the busiest U.S. ports expect congestion snarling maritime gateways to continue deep into next year, as the crush of goods from manufacturers and retailers looking to replenish depleted inventories pushes past shipping’s usual seasonal lulls. Ports are already swamped by record numbers of containers reaching U.S. shores during this year’s peak shipping season, and the number…

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Privacy Shield and GDPR compliance

Privacy Shield Principles ARCA INTERNATIONAL INC.is committed to the Privacy Shields’ Principles covering all Personal Data received by ARCA INTERNATIONAL INC.in the U.S. from European Union member countries and Switzerland in reliance on the respective Privacy Shield framework.  Notice ARCA INTERNATIONAL INC.is participating in Privacy Shield and can be found on the Privacy Shield list at https://www.privacyshield.gov/list. ARCA INTERNATIONAL INC. collects…

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