Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer | Webinar on 2020 Freight Issues

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Webinar | Freight 2020: A Year In Review Wednesday, December 9 2:00 to 3:00 pm This webinar will recap changes in the logistics world during 2020 – roadblocks nobody could have predicted and solutions that some people found. This webinar was originally scheduled for December 2, […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer | Webinar

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Webinar: Export Requirements & Strict Regulations November 18 2:00 to 2:30 pm Understanding the general requirements of exports is key to any export business. This webinar will go over those requirements and review export control and licensing requirements, special provisions, exemptions, penalties, and more. There will […]

On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web for the Week of October 12

Supply chain pros embrace AI for forecasting, inventory despite limitations during pandemic.  Supply Chain Dive 10/13 “Supply chain professionals are optimistic about the potential for artificial intelligence within their operations, but they have also struggled with the technology during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey from Secondmind, which develops machine-learning applications for businesses. . […]

Override of Global Warming Legislation Veto

The Senate Tuesday voted to override the Governor’s veto of H.688.  This follows the House’s successful override vote last week. Enactment of H.688 over the Governor’s veto presents a number of concerns and challenges for the future. The biggest issues with H.688 are not necessarily about the issue of climate change.  Rather, they concern the […]

Diesel Conversion Grants

Funds from Vermont’s allocation of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust (the Trust) are being allocated to assess the feasibility of all-electric technologies and begin to catalyze market transformation in Vermont.  DEC is seeking proposals for electric replacement or repower (engine replacement) projects for all eligible mitigation actions under the Trust to reduce emissions of nitrogen […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Hong Kong Marking Transition Period Extended In CSMS 43729326 dated August 21, 2020, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) informed the trade that the transition period for importers to comply with the new marking requirements for the importation of Hong Kong goods has been extended for […]

State Grants Available for Diesel Conversion/Alternatives

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has developed the Vermont Diesel Emissions Reduction Grants program, which provides technical assistance and incentive funding for projects that reduce emissions from diesel powered vehicles, engines and equipment. DEC has posted a Request for Proposals and is now accepting applications for this grant opportunity. The application deadline is September […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer:   US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Goes into Effect; Final Implementing Instructions Released Effective today, July 1st, NAFTA terminates, and the USMCA enters into force. The Final Implementing Instructions for USMCA (aka CUSMA) were released yesterday. The Background section states: “CBP understands that the trade may need time […]

ALERT | Vermont Expands Conditional Allowable Operations for Manufacturers and other Businesses | Feedback Needed

The Governor today announced additional conditions for initial resumption of operations for manufacturers and other businesses not currently operating as a critical/essential business.  These next steps toward broader resumption of operations are extremely modest, and employers should review the criteria provided very carefully.  The new guidance can be reviewed by clicking here.  You should also […]

Trade Update from A.N. Deringer | Webinar Series

The following is provided courtesy of AIV member A.N. Deringer:   Deringer is hosting a complimentary, four-part webinar series presented by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This webinar series will provide a comprehensive understanding of CTPAT’s minimum security criteria changes, the new trade compliance component, and what you can expect next. Each webisode is […]