Administration Threatens Tariffs on Imports from Mexico

On May 30, President Trump declared a National Emergency at the U.S.-Mexican border, and announced that tariffs would be imposed on all goods imported from Mexico, effective June 10.  The emergency...

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Nominee Announced for Federal Maritime Commission Vacancy

On June 3, the Trump Administration announced an intent to nominate Carl Bentzel to serve as commissioner on the Federal Maritime Commission for the remainder of a term expiring on June 30, and for...

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Enforcement of Spotted Lanternfly Permit in Effect

TIA was recently made aware of a new permitting requirement for drivers and local businesses to obtain within quarantine zones over a concern of the spotted lanternfly. There are quarantine zones in...

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New Labor Decision Makes it Easier to Classify Workers as Contractors

By Will Sehestedt, Vice President of Government Affairs Independent contractor relationships are critically important to 3PLs of all sizes and specializations, so TIA closely monitors all...

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Trump Nominees Join Federal Maritime Commission

By Will Sehestedt, Vice President of Government Affairs On Jan. 23, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) welcomed two commissioners following their confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Daniel...

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