News Release April 29, 2013 Contact: Mucia Dovalina, 956-523-7307, Rick Pauza, 956-753-1749 CBP’s Machinery CEE Opens in Laredo LAREDO, TEXAS - U.S. ...
News Release April 29, 2013 Contact: Mucia Dovalina, 956-523-7307, Rick Pauza, 956-753-1749 CBP’s Machinery CEE Opens in Laredo LAREDO, TEXAS - U.S. Customs...
The Honorable Congressman Henry Cuellar, a member of the influential House Appropriations Committee, held a press conference on April 15, 2013 to announce that $61,686,000 in funding for the Laredo...
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MEETING WITH ALFA ON 02/02/2010
On Feb. 2, Jose Gonzalez, LLUSCBA Mexican Broker Liason Arturo Dominguez and Rafael Orduña met with several board members of ALFA to discuss issues that affect both associations.
In-bond Program (IE) and changes that could affect the operations of day to day business
Both Associations agreed to have a closer relationship and communication among each other to forge a strong forefront with local and federal officials when it comes to critical issues
RESULTS FROM CUSTOMS MONTHLY MEETING ON 02/03/2010
On Tuesday 6/05 the monthly meeting with U.S. Customs, USDA, FDA and the local trade was held with issues that affect our local industry. Please see minutes for results and discussions, Minutes are also posted on the members section of the website. www.lluscba.org
RESULTS FROM THAILAND DELEGATION PRESENTATION ON 02/04/2010
On Feb.4,2010 Jose Gonzalez and Victor Gonzalez attended a presentation at the LDF office with City Management, ALFA, LMA and LDF officials with a delegation sent by the Thailand Government to look at the port of Laredo/Nuevo Laredo Infrastructure and trade information. The delegation spent two days in the area and they were referred to the Port of Laredo from Austin because we were recognized as the most efficient port due to the volume we currently handle.
Freight Forwarders cannot be designated as the importer of record.
LLUSCBA advises customs brokers against serving as the importer of record for their clients.
RESULTS FROM MEETING WITH CBP IN REFERENCE TO AMS INTENSIVE MESSAGE RESPONSE ISSUE
On Feb. 5, LLUSCBA representatives met with CBP to see if intensive hold messages sent from CBP to the AMS system could be viewed when the specific In-bond was queried. In review of the In-bond information, the Customs ACE representative and a software provider recommended that brokers contact their ACE/ABI software providers and request an update with the disposition codes on their respective software.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
LLUSCBA Board Meeting Chamber Conference Room February 17 2010 9:00 AM
SUGESTIONS AND OPINIONS
We are presented this briefing to inform our members of our involvement of the Association on meetings held this week by members of the board and committee members, this administration would like to keep the association members updated of the outcome of any meetings and any changes that could affect our industry. We can only succeed as an effective association with complete cooperation from the members as well as the affiliate members. We will openly accept any recommendations and suggestions in order for us to be successful in our mission for a united voice. If you know a fellow colleague that is not currently a member, please try to enlist him in order to create a stronger voice.