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The GT Nexus Shipper Council recognizes Expeditors as winner of the 2015 Air Performance Award

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The GT Nexus Shipper Council, a community group of supply chain executives representing multiple large global enterprises, recognized Expeditors as winner of the 2015 Air Performance Award. The award was given at Bridges 2015, the leading cloud supply chain industry event which took place in Hollywood, Florida from June 8th-11th.

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The Irish Logistics & Transport Awards 2015: Expeditors wins Freight Forwarding Team of the Year

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The Irish Logistic and Transport Awards (ILTAs) celebrates excellence in logistics and transport and encourages teams and individuals to constantly raise the bar when it comes to innovating and maintaining their commitment to the industry. Expeditors received the 2015 ILTA Freight Forwarding Team of the Year award in recognition of demonstrating initiative, creativity, and leadership to be a positive force for change and improvement.

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ITC Launches MTB Information Website

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On September 14, 2016 the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) launched a website devoted to providing information to the trade regarding the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB).

USITC noted that the MTB website will, “post all key documents … as they are issued, along with informational articles, tips for filing and commenting on MTB petitions, and other useful materials.” A web-based MTB portal is also being built, which will be used to file and comment on MTB petitions.

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USTR Announces Initiative to Prohibit Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

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On September 14, 2016 the United States Trade Representatives (USTR) along with 12 other World Trade Organization (WTO) members announced an initiative targeted at combating the illegal fishing market and overfishing by prohibiting harmful fisheries subsidies.

According to the joint statement released by the WTO members, “We are taking action with the goal of eliminating harmful subsidies, including those subsidies that contribute to overfishing and overcapacity, and subsidies linked to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. We believe this initiative will result in significant trade, economic, development, and environmental benefits.”

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CBP Releases Due Diligence Fact Sheet on Forced Labor

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has recently released a Fact Sheet discussing due diligence on forced labor in supply chains and how to avoid involvement with these types of goods. A focus of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA) is to prevent goods from entering the United States that have been made with forced labor.

According to the Fact Sheet, “To combat the risks of child and forced labor in your operations and global supply chains, you should have a comprehensive and transparent social compliance system in place.”

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