USA Market Insights
Made in China: Is it worth the cost?
Pros and Cons of Altering De Minimis
On Jan 18, 2022, Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), chairman of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, announced new legislation, the Import Security and Fairness Act that would restrict the use of de minimis. De Minimis allows imports valued under $800.00 to enter U.S. commerce without paying duties, taxes, and fees. Two million packages enter
Canadian Trucker Strike Ends
In November 2021, the government of Canada announced effective Jan 15, 2022, all unvaccinated Canadian truckers returning from the United States must undergo a Covid-19 test and quarantine themselves until they receive their results. This vaccine mandate for all truckers crossing the USA-Canadian border went into place on Jan 15. The United States implemented a
Amazon has pushed the market to look at alternatives to compete with its Prime delivery program. Once, 3-7 days was the expectation for retail deliveries. Now consumers expect all of their purchases in two days or less. UPS and Fed-Ex have struggled to meet these demands, so retailers and their logistics partners have to innovate