Update: CBP Readies for Possible West Coast Port Strike

July 3, 2014

The six-year contract affecting 29 ports on the West Coast expired on July 1, 2014 without a new contract between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Although negotiations involving 20,000 port workers continue, a massive port strike remains a possibility.  AAEI is monitoring the situation. US Customs and Border Protection …

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2017 AAEI – FTA Western Regional Conference

February 7, 2017

The 2017 FTA-AAEI Western Regional Conference, which was held in Torrance, California was two-day conference on importing, exporting and e-commerce topics for companies involved in international trade. It took place on January 30-31, 2017 at the Toyota USA Automobile Museum. The keynote speakers were Ms. LaFonda Sutton-Burke, CBP Port Director, Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport and DHS Assistant Secretary …

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