Coppersmith is ready for the USMCA changes!

Starting on July 1, 2020 the USMCA, known as CUSMA (Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement) in Canada and T-Mex (Tratado entre México, Estados Unidos y Canadáin) in Mexico—is designed to improve and increase trade flow and efficiency among North America’s three largest trading partners making for a fairer trade policy between the nations. The attempt to create

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Air rates are stabilizing

Our customers are being impacted by the volatility of air cargo rates as congestion in China and a lack of passenger flights obliterate air capacity. We are seeing that the specialty types of merchandise that we handle that is not personal protective equipment (PPE) is not getting the air freight space and because the flights

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Coppersmith update for April

During these tumultuous times of business uncertainty, our offices continue to remain open with many employees diligently working to keep your cargo moving despite the daily issues that come with operating in logistics during a pandemic.  We have in place a dedicated team, strict protective measures and years of experience all working together to ensure

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Coronavirus Update: Coppersmith has you covered

Once again our industry is deeply entrenched in the news. Normally, we’re happy to operate behind the scenes but as borders started closing and the US began restricting travel from the EU (and now the UK) all eyes are directly on our business.  There is no doubt that supply chains worldwide are being affected by

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Citrus tariffs cut by China

Though China is reducing by half the tariffs it placed on US citrus shipments, the initial tariffs will be left on the fruit, offering little if any comfort to US citrus exporters. The reduction goes into effect today, February 14, 2020, but the impact won’t be felt until the rest of the agreements are fleshed

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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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