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China Export Regulations: PPE & Medical Devices

China Export Regulations: PPE & Medical Devices The China Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), and the Customs and State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) jointly published a new decree on April 25th to control the quality of exported medical goods. The new decree focuses on the management of non-medical face masks and medical devices not registered …

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Update to Emergency Situation Surcharge Changes

Updated 6/29/2020 COVID-19 Update In face of the challenges posed by COVID-19, DHL Express and Preferred Shipping are working together to maintain a reliable delivery service for your business. Certain destination’s transit times are being impacted; you can find a complete list of temporary service adjustments here.  Emergency Situation Surcharge Update As market conditions are continuously …

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Global Service Update as a result of COVID-19

We know that COVID-19 is impacting most businesses and supply chains. Preferred Shipping and DHL Express are open for business and have contingencies in place to manage the continually evolving impact from COVID-19. We are here to support your business safely and quickly during this unprecedented time. DHL Express has fortunately been impacted the least of all the air express companies.

Update: Service Impact in China due to Coronavirus

Update: Service Impact in China due to Coronavirus Many customers have inquired about how logistics restrictions in China due to the coronavirus outbreak are impacting their imports and exports. Current Status: The local government in Hubei province has implemented a series of strict controls to prevent the spread of the disease. These include cancelling commercial …

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Is the political unrest in Venezuela affecting imports and exports?

With all the turmoil in Venezuela, many of our customers are wondering if they can still ship into the country. Officially, shipping into Venezuela has not changed. However, customs clearance is taking significantly longer than usual.  Also, the number of goods that Venezuela customs will not allow into the country has grown.  Below you will …

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New U.S. Duties on China Products

Effective July 6, 2018, 25% duties are being imposed on more than 800 products from China. You can find the complete list by eight digit Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) code here. This is the result of an investigation undertaken by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) under Section 301 …

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 DHL Express Maximum Piece Weight and Dimensions Update

Starting September 1, 2018, DHL Express is making some updates to Weight and Dimension restrictions. To ensure the best possible speed of the DHL world-class network, DHL Express will only accept shipments that contain pieces up to 660 pounds (300 kilograms) in actual weight and 118 inches (300 centimeters) in length. The total maximum weight for …

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DHL Express Policy Update: Updated Packing Guidelines – EFFECTIVE 1st JUNE 2018

DHL Express is implementing a new standard to ensure your international packages to be transported more safely and easily than ever before. Packages that are not properly packed can be easily damaged as well as inflict damage to other shipments. To ensure your items arrive in the exact condition in which they were shipped, as …

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