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FDA Food Facility Renewal Registration Begins Oct. 1

By Point To Point on September, 29 2022

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will begin accepting food facility registration renewals on Oct. 1, 2022, and continue through the end of the calendar year.

Topics: International Industry News Supply Chain
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Large Railroad Labor Unions Strike Update

By Point To Point on September, 12 2022

UPDATE (Sept 15, 2022): As of today, it seems like the rail strike threatened earlier this week has been averted through negotiations between labor unions representing the rail industry and federal labor officials. Averitt continues to monitor the situation very closely and will provide any needed updates to our customers as the situation develops.

Topics: International Supply Chain Rail LTL Freight Handling
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Cargo Insurance Coverage: The Benefits Outweigh The Risks

By Point To Point on March, 18 2022

On March 1, 2022, the Felicity Ace sank in the Atlantic Ocean. Traveling from Germany to the U.S., the ship was carrying thousands of luxury cars from Volkswagen, including Porsches, Lamborghinis, and Bentleys. According to Reuters, without international cargo insurance coverage the financial losses could equal upwards of $155 million.

Topics: International Supply Chain
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Virco & Averitt: An Enduring Supply Chain Partnership

By Point To Point on March, 14 2022

For over 15 years, the relationship between Averitt and Virco, an American manufacturer and supplier of school furniture and equipment, has continued to thrive and grow. From standard LTL services to dedicated fleet operations, and international forwarding, Averitt helps Virco deliver first-class delivery experience to schools and officeseven through the most challenging of times.

Topics: International Supply Chain Case Study Trucking
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Flowserve & Averitt: A Partnership Built To Succeed

By Point To Point on February, 25 2022

With more than 15,000 associates and 300+ locations around the globe, Flowserve is one of the largest industrial and environmental machinery suppliers. And with a history that dates back over 200 years, the organization knows a thing or two about the critical importance of building strong partnerships with its service providers.

Topics: Supply Chain Case Study Trucking
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Carta Porte: New Invoices & Obligations For Mexico Shipments

By Point To Point on February, 21 2022

On May 1, 2021, the Tax Administration Service (SAT by its Spanish acronym), published on its website the electronic document called Complemento carta porte (Carta Porte) or Bill of Lading supplement.

Topics: International Industry News Supply Chain Trucking
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2022 State of the Supply Chain [Video]

By Point To Point on February, 11 2022

Following the release of the results from the 7th annual State of the North American Supply Chain Survey, Averitt's Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Kent Williams, recently sat down to discuss the results with the Commercial Carrier Journal's Matt Cole and Jason Cannon.

Topics: Industry News Supply Chain Trucking
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The Panama Canal's Impact On Pandemic-Stretched Supply Chains

By Point To Point on February, 4 2022

The newly-expanded Panama Canal was opened on June 26, 2016. Three years later, we addressed the impact that the Panama Canal expansion had made on supply chains to that point.

Topics: International Industry News Supply Chain
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The Elephant in the Container: International Supply Chain Struggles

By Point To Point on January, 27 2022

In the last week of December 2021, more than 100 container ships were anchored outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. While that wasn’t the all-time high up until that point, the sheer number shows just how backed up the international supply chain currently is as we begin the new year. With that said, 2021 was a year that shippers, especially those involved with imports, will never forget.

Topics: International Industry News Supply Chain Trucking