Hunting Trophies exports will now be handled exclusively in Dallas, TX

We at Coppersmith Global Logistics are delighted to announce that effective immediately, all trophy exports from the USA to international destinations will be handled by our Dallas office. We have over 10+ years of experience exporting hunting trophies and are happy to assist. Our Dallas Branch Manager, Cheryl Woodward is already looking forward to assisting

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Lew Coppersmith named FTA 2019 Person of the Year

On December 5th at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Lew Coppersmith was honored as the Foreign Trade Association’s Person of the Year for 2019. This was a special honor because it came at the celebration of the centenary of the FTA. For 100 years the FTA has been in existence in Los Angeles and the luncheon

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Houston office relocation – we’re growing!

Coppersmith Global Logistics is so proud to announce we’ve moved our Houston location to better serve our customers! Don’t worry though, you won’t have to go far to find us as we are relocating our Houston office in the same building but to larger office and warehouse space at: Coppersmith Global Logistics15920 International Plaza Dr.   Houston, TX 

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IPATA 40th Anniversary conference success

Earlier this month in Chicago, Coppersmith had a four-person strong delegation in attendance at the 40th anniversary IPATA Conference which was held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Chicago. Coppersmith is proud to have been a gold sponsor of the event which drew attendees from all over the world to discuss the issues of safe

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US levies tariffs on EU after Airbus decision

On October 2, 2019, a WTO arbitrator determined the United States could take action on $7.5 billion in annual exports from the European Union in response to subsidies which were deemed illegal from the EU to aircraft manufacturer Airbus SE. The award will be collected on additional duties imposed of 10% on aircraft and 25%

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Low Sulfur Fuel Surcharges Looming Large for 2020

On October 1, 2019 low-sulfur fuel surcharges will begin appearing on trans-Pacific ocean shipping rates as carriers pass along the increased costs associated with the fuel. Starting January 1, 2020 the International Marine Organization (IMO) will require ships to burn only .5% sulfur emissions, a significant drop from the 3.5% currently allowed.  Some experts talking

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New inspection rules for hunting trophies arriving first in Atlanta.

Please be advised that all hunting trophy shipments clearing or transiting through the Port of Atlanta, GA will require physical examination by US Customs & Border Protection/Agriculture (CBP/A) officers.  The officers are not allowed to open crates, therefore, a representative must open and present each shipment for inspection, whether fully processed or unfinished. Shipments already consigned

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Coppersmith – the only USDA Approved Warehouse in Illinois.

Becoming a USDA Approved Warehouse isn’t an easy process. Coppersmith Chicago Branch Manager Lisa Gingerich worked diligently through the paperwork, process development and area designations needed for approval. She then began cataloging procedures that Coppersmith would use for spills or bugs. “It really just assures the ease of clearance through Agricultures inspections.  We already have

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Exemptions sought for fireworks transportation

Extreme Logistics and the American Pyrotechnics Association are seeking exemptions from certain stipulations of the 14-hour rule as mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Extreme Logistics, a fireworks display company, and the American Pyrotechnics Association, which represents the fireworks industry, claim that with the upcoming Independence Day holiday season drawing close, the current

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