Shapiro’s Atlanta office closed; Charleston office has a 2-hour delay due to winter storm

Due to another winter storm that has hit the South, Shapiro’s Atlanta office is closed today, 2/12/14.  We anticipate it will be closed on 2/13/14 as well.  All employees are working remotely and are reachable by email.  For any urgent

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Shapiro’s Atlanta office has a delayed opening; Charleston office reopens

Shapiro’s Atlanta office will have a delayed opening at 10 am today due to poor road conditions.  The office will have a skeletal staff while some employees will continue to work remotely.  All employees will continue to be available via

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Shapiro’s Atlanta and Charleston offices closed today due to winter storm

Shapiro’s Atlanta and Charleston offices are closed today due to inclement weather.  All employees have remote access and will be available via email. To reach someone via phone: Charleston office: Call Kay McGaha, Branch Manager, on her mobile at 843-817-8340, or

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Shapiro’s Charleston and Atlanta offices closing early due to winter storm

Shapiro’s Atlanta and Charleston offices closed at 2:30 pm today due to worsening weather conditions.  Many employees will be working remotely and emails will be monitored for urgent issues. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Charleston closed at 1 pm

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Serious Cargo Backlogs in the Midwest

As weather forecasters predict the second Arctic deep freeze this month for the Midwest, the environment for cargo operations worsens.  In Chicago, with temperatures today as low as -15F and wind chills reaching -35F, the rail system is already under

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Bangkok under State of Emergency for 60 days

On January 22, 2014, the Thai government declared a state of emergency for Bangkok and surrounding areas because of anti-government protests. Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani’s Lat Lum Kaeo district and Samut Prakan’s Bang Phli district are currently affected. The state

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Shapiro’s Baltimore, Dulles, Philadelphia, and NY offices closing early due to winter storm

Our Baltimore, Dulles, Philadelphia and New York offices closed at 2 pm today due to worsening weather conditions.  NY has limited phone coverage today until 5 pm while Baltimore, Dulles and Philadelphia will be monitoring emails for urgent issues. We

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NY/NJ Port Closure – Winter Storm Announcement

According to a message posted on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s website, most container terminal gates will close Thursday, January 2nd between 16:00 and 17:00 with all container terminal truck gates closed Friday, January 3rd due

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CBP Reopens 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium Registration

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) opened online registration today at 12:00 pm ET for the 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium.  The event, originally postponed in October due to the government shutdown, will be held on March 6-7, at the Washington

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Customs Reschedules JFK Seminar on Toys and Festive Articles

U.S. Customs and Border Protection in JFK has announced a new date for the toys and festive articles seminar that was postponed in October due to the government shutdown. The new date will be Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the

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