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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 partnership with Regional Carrier LSO

We have an exciting new partnership to announce; Preferred Shipping has signed a reseller agreement with regional carrier LSO (Lone Star Overnight). Under the agreement, we will sell LSO’s same-day, next-day, scheduled and day-definite guaranteed deliveries up to 150 pounds. We have an exciting new partnership to announce; Preferred Shipping has signed a reseller agreement …

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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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