USA Coronavirus Update

To our loyal customers, agents & vendors, World Class Shipping is providing this important update pertaining to the ongoing coronavirus related shutdowns and restrictions across the globe. Many of you already know how disruptive this situation has been to our daily lives, as families, coworkers and neighbors are forced to restrict their movements and activities […]

China Coronavirus Update

World Class Shipping is sharing this coronavirus status update per one of our vessel carriers who operate out of China. General Status For Greater China Area: The majority of provinces are now gradually resuming work. Local authorities require enterprises to submit applications for approval to resume work, demonstrating their capability in ensuring strict safety processes […]

USA-Japan Trade agreement, October 2019

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement Under President Trump’s leadership, the United States and Japan have reached agreement on early achievements from negotiations in the areas of market access for certain agriculture and industrial goods, as well as on digital trade. The United States looks forward to further negotiations with Japan for a comprehensive agreement that […]

World Class Shipping, an international freight forwarder-What do we do?

World Class Shipping is an international freight forwarder with the licensing and expertise to ship all commodities from point A to point B, anywhere on the planet. WCS has the following qualifications when it comes to shipping international cargo: Air Freight Forwarder-A freight forwarder with an IATA license and expertise in shipping goods via airplane. […]

Rising USA Tariffs-Diversifying your supply chain

Diversify your supply chain The old saying “Don’t put ALL your eggs in one basket” applies when creating a reliable and flexible supply chain for your foreign produced goods. Many are quickly learning that over reliance on one country ie “China” as the sole manufacturer of your products can be a risky endeavor in todays […]

USA tariff on goods imported from China, May 10th, 2019-What to know

WCS references the press release on the USITC website. Please also refer to the Federal Register Notice regarding the latest tariff action on Chinese manufactured goods. Also DOWNLOAD PDF HERE> New tariffs on goods imported from China go into effect May 13th, 2019 Amidst tense negotiations of USA international trade policy, the United States has […]

USTR tariff on Chinese imports, Sept 18th, 2019-Facts and info

Please reference the following PRESS RELEASE on the USTR website. The HTS codes affected by this tariff action are listed on the following document which is available for DOWNLOAD HERE> As an importer, what do you need to know? All items listed in the above document are subject to an additional 25% tariff, provided they […]

Importing Food Products to USA-FDA guide

Under provisions of the U.S. law contained in the U.S. Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, importers of food products intended for introduction into U.S. interstate commerce are responsible for ensuring that the products are safe, sanitary, and labeled according to U.S. requirements. (All imported food is considered to be interstate commerce.) FDA is not […]

China Manifest Rule for US Importers

General Administration of Customs China (GACC) has released Order No.56 [2017] to adjust the Advanced Manifest rule (GACC advisory in Chinese) to ensure smooth customs clearance and effectively strengthen customs’ implementation of safe entry and risk prevention for import and export goods into/from China. The rule will be effective from 1st June 2018 and includes […]

ISF 10+2 FAQs

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] FAQ s – Facts on 10+2 The Responsible Party to the accuracy of the filing: The Importer ISF Filing Agents: The ISF Importer may designate an authorized agent to file the Importer Security Filing (ISF) on the Importers behalf. The ISF Agent must hold power of Attorney to file […]