J.W. Allen & Company, Inc.

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  • Planned Phone and Network System Outage ~ Thursday April 20th - 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Thursday morning April 20th between the hours of 9:00 am and 12:00 noon cdt, J.W. Allen & Company will be changing internet service providers and upgrading ISP related services.  This planned outage will affect our computer network and phone system connectivity for a short period of time. A great amount of planning and testing has guided this transition and while we are confident this process wi...

J.W. Allen & Company, Inc.

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  • TRUCKER LIVES MATTER (TLM) Declares September 5th, 2017 is "DAY WITHOUT A TRUCKER"

    Their message is a simple one: “Trucker Lives Matter!” Encouraging residents of Washington, D.C. to consider taking public rail transportation on September 5th, TLM has challenged truckers to respond to a call to join their national memorial procession which will pass in front of the Capitol building." -James Lamb, TLM Spokesman Traditionally, the day after Labor Day represents the first day bac...

J.W. Allen & Company, Inc.

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  • FMC Presented with a Detention and Demurrage Petition

    The Trade Community is Supportive A variety of freight forwarders, customs brokers and shippers' associations sent letters to the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) supporting a petition filed in December by the Coalition for Fair Port Practices asking the agency to address fees imposed on shippers when they can't pick-up and return cargo, containers and chassis for reasons beyond their control.  T...

  • ​PMSA Warns About Trade Impact on Ports

    During a February address to members of the Northern California trade community, John McLaurin, President of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) – representatives of owners and operators of marine terminals and U.S. and foreign vessels, warned attendees the Trump administration’s “…restrictive trade policies will negatively impact port volumes and result in job losses throughout the s...

  • ILA & USMX Getting to Work Early to Beat the Deadline for a New Contract

    The ILA and United States Maritime Alliance (USMX), an alliance representing employers of the U.S. East and Gulf Coast longshore industry, recently held a day-long informal conference that primarily served as a forum for local union officials to air their views to management about what they’d like to see in the next contract.  Officials representing both parties reaffirmed their commitment to nego...

  • NAFTA Renegotiation & Tariffs on Imports from Mexico

    Challenged to find a way to pay for a wall along the U.S. / Mexico border, the Trump administration is seriously considering renegotiating NAFTA resulting in the possibility of imposing tariffs on imports from Mexico. While the exact goal and outcome is unknown businesses and lawmakers are already lining up to voice their opposition.   On January 26, a Trump Administration spokesman floated the id...

  • Family News ~ March 2017

    March Birthday's Please join us in wishing the following family member(s) a Happy Birthday: March 3 – Billy App March 20 – Sandy Frazier March 24 – Karen Johns March Anniversaries Please join us in wishing the following family member(s) a Happy Anniversary: March 25 – Debbie Janusa – 15 Years! March Holidays & Special Dates March 12 – Daylight Savings Time (Spring Forward!) March 17 – Happy...

J.W. Allen & Company, Inc.

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  • Mardi Gras Holiday ~ 2017

    Schedules & Office Closures J. W. Allen & Company Office Schedule Monday, February 27 (Lundi Gras) - Office Closing at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 28 (Mardi Gras Day) - Office Closed Normal Hours of Operation will resume on Wednesday morning, March 1st If you require immediate assistance during our absence, please visit our website for emergency contact information by clicking Here.   Ports ...

J.W. Allen & Company, Inc.

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • ILWU, PMA to Soon Consider Contract Extension

    The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) on Tuesday raised shippers’ hopes for a longer period of labor peace at U.S. West Coast ports with the joint announcement that they will consider a contract extension during early November talks. In their joint statement, the ILWU and PMA proceeded cautiously by saying that at the Nov. 1 to Nov. 2 talks ...

  • Hanjin Bankruptcy News ~ September 29, 2016 Update

    Five of Hanjin Shipping's vessels are being held off Chinese ports as of September 26, according to a document posted by the South Korean carrier on its website.  Only two of the five vessels being held are owned by the South Korean shipping line. Three of the five are categorized as ‘arrested’ ~ vessels detained under court orders, per a Hanjin spokesperson.  They are the Hanjin Dusseldorf and t...

  • CMA CGM Announces New Direct Asia Service from Port of New Orleans

    Weekly Call to Initiate January 31, 2017 New Orleans— Marseilles, France-based CMA CGM today announced a new direct weekly container service to Asia from the Port of New Orleans Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal. Part of the company’s PEX3 service, the inaugural vessel is scheduled to arrive on January 31 for service by terminal operator Ports America. “CMA CGM is proud to be expanding our pres...

  • Port of New Orleans Announces Brandy D. Christian as President & CEO

    New Leadership Begins January 1, 2017 NEW ORLEANS — The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans has announced that, effective Jan. 1, 2017, Brandy D. Christian has begun service as the Port’s president and chief executive officer following her two-year tenure as its chief operating officer. “Brandy is an experienced maritime professional with a strategic mindset and clear focus on ac...

  • The Push for Terminal Automation Sets the Stage for Tough ILA Labor Negotiations

    While the USMA (United States Maritime Alliance) and ILA’s (International Longshoremen’s Association) decision to start negotiations next month (February 13 to 17) on a new contract offered optimism, recent comments by ILA President Harold Daggett set a sobering tone to the upcoming discussions.  ILA president Harold Daggett has vowed to fight port terminal automation and has predicted this issue...

  • Family News ~ January 2017

    January Birthday's Please join us in wishing a Happy Birthday to the following employee(s): January 2 - Monica "Taty" Hamburger January 25 - Debbie Janusa January Anniversaries Please join us in wishing the following family member(s) a Happy Anniversary: January 2 - Denise Parker (Celebrating 3 Years!!!) January 5 - Cathy Alvarez (Celebrating 22 Years of Good Times!!!) January Holidays Ja...

  • Family News ~ December 2016

    December Birthday's Please join us in wishing a Happy Birthday to the following employee(s): December 7 - Denise Parker December 21 - Peggy Barcellona December Anniversaries Please join us in wishing the following family member(s) a Happy Anniversary: December 18 - Beth Raymond (Celebrating 38 years of Good Times!!!) December Special Occasions December 18 - J.W. Allen & Co. Family Christm...

  • Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule ~ 2016

    November 24 - Thanksgiving Holiday (Office Closed) November 25 - Black Friday (Shopping Holiday ~ Office Closed) If you require immediate assistance during our absence, please visit our website for emergency contact information by clicking Here With sincere appreciation, we would like to wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving and Best Wishes for a Joyous Holiday Season The ...

  • Family News ~ November 2016

    November Birthday's Please join us in wishing the following family member(s) a Happy Birthday: November 25 - Beth Raymond November Anniversaries Please join us in wishing the following family member(s) a Happy Anniversary: November 20 - Bill Yennie (Celebrating 10 Years of Fun!) November Holidays / Special Days November 1 - All Saint's Day November 6 - Daylight Savings Time Ends (Set your c...

  • Family News ~ October 2016

    October Birthday's Please join us in wishing the following family member(s) a Happy Birthday: October 12 - Jerry Becnel October Anniversaries Please join us in wishing the following family member(s) a Happy Anniversary: October 7 - Erin McBride (Celebrating 1 year!!!) October 26 - Sandra Frazier (Celebrating 7 years!!!) October 26 - Kristal Luong (Celebrating 1 year!!!) October Holidays Octob...

  • FDA's Biennial Food Facility Registration Renewal Period Opens

    The 2016 Biennial Registration Renewal Period begins Saturday, October 1, 2016 and ends on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 11:59 PM. Section 415 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) [21 U.S.C. § 350d] requires food facilities required to register with FDA to renew such registrations during the period beginning on October 1 and ending on December 31 of each even-numbered year. ...

J.W. Allen & Company, Inc.

Category: Content
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  • J.W. Allen & Company Visits Capitol Hill

    Pictured (L to R): Billy App, J.W. Allen & Co., FMC Commissioner Mario Cordero, Jerry Becnel, J.W. Allen & Co. Each September members of the National Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) convene in Washington, D.C. for the association's annual Government Affairs Conference (GAC). The GAC enables attendees to directly engage U.S. agency representatives in the discu...

J.W. Allen & Company, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

J.W. Allen & Company, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

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